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John Foley is director, strategic communications, for Oracle Corp. and a former editor of InformationWeek Government.
Articles by John Foley
posted in April 2005
The performance benefits of 64-bit Windows are compelling, but companies must decide whether they're ready to take the plunge
Safety, security, and search improvements could make next-gen system worth the wait
Microsoft group VP Jim Allchin says security and new capabilities will set this operating system apart. But first, there's 64-bit Windows.
One company that's forging ahead expects better security and easier patching
Consumer-electronics retailer Crutchfield, hoping for improved PC security, is halfway through a Windows XP SP2 migration.
Windows Server 2003, Compute Cluster Edition, gets pushed back, as Microsoft tunes the platform for 'personal' supercomputing.
In an atmosphere of intellectual-property worries, the open-source vendor wants to give customers peace of mind.
In a survey of 251 businesses, AssetMetrix finds Microsoft's most-secure operating system on fewer than 10% of PCs.