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After 5 years, Bing still trails Google -- but it has other plans
Always the bridesmaid, Microsoft looks to integrate Bing in new 'world of devices.' Read More


Five Reasons Why the Right BI is Lke the Right Partner
Searching for the right BI solution for your company and making sure it is a success is much like looking for the right partner. This paper provides five reasons why. Learn More

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Gartner Magic Quadrant for ADCs
Citrix is positioned in the Leaders Quadrant for Application Delivery Controllers for the seventh consecutive year: the Gartner Magic Quadrant Report focuses on vendor's ability to solve complex application deployment challenges. Don't miss this chance to learn from Gartner's independent research. Learn More

Nadella's non-committal Windows Phone comments are unnerving
Satya Nadella is enjoying quite a start to his tenure as Microsoft CEO, with accolades from inside and outside of the company and a string of impressive deals. Most recently, the company announced a tremendous deal with that I doubt ever would have happened under Ballmer. Read More

A first: Microsoft pulls in more from enterprise collaboration than Cisco
Microsoft has overcome Cisco's lead in enterprise collaboration sales in the first quarter of 2014, taking in a slightly higher percentage of sales for the first time, according to Synergy Research Group. Read More

Apple returns to beta testing with Yosemite, just as Microsoft downplays the ritual
'Feels like a PR exercise,' says analyst of Apple's decision to publicly beta test OS X. Read More


Bringing Business Intelligence to the Cloud
Has your organization been hoping to utilize Power Pivot and Power View for your self-service BI needs but you haven't been able to justify a deployment of SharePoint and SQL Server to support proper collaboration and management? If so, I have some good news for you! View Now

Microsoft previews new devices, promotes Windows in Taipei
Microsoft is battling with Google to get into consumer electronics gadgets. Read More

Microsoft: Dynamics CRM ain't chopped liver, despite Salesforce tie-up
Microsoft remains committed to trouncing in the CRM market. Read More

A year after Snowden revelations, Microsoft demands NSA reform
Microsoft joins Cisco and other companies that have objected to a delay in NSA reform. Read More

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Examining the Performance of Content Delivery
In this new report, the Enterprise Strategy Group provides valuable insight into the global performance of leading content delivery networks. Learn More

Cook jabs at Windows, Android in WWDC keynote
Plays to partisan crowd, but leaves as much out as in when he compares apples and oranges. Read More

China escalates rhetoric in campaign to ban Windows 8
PCs are too expensive, foreign OS makers can steal data, government mouthpiece charges Read More

Microsoft Surface Pro 3 gets new challenger in HP Pro x2 612
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15 more weird things in the Internet of Things

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