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Stuart J. Johnston

Stewart J. Johnston is a Datamation contributor.

Microsoft Unveils Dynamics AX 2012 ERP

Microsoft's newest enterprise resources planning solution clearly targets a global audience, with support for almost two dozen languages. Four months after it began beta testing, the software...

Microsoft to Deliver Shorter Boot Times with Windows 8

Few things in computing aggravate users and developers alike as much as waiting -- particularly waiting for Windows to start up or shut down -- especially in...

With Bartz Gone – Whither Bing?

With the ouster Tuesday of Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz and the announcement that the search firm will embark on an overall strategic review of its business, a...

Intune Update Due in Mid-October

The first significant update to Microsoft's cloud-based PC management service for small and medium-sized businesses will be publicly released on October 17, the company said in a...

Microsoft Blog: Windows 8 to Support USB 3.0

In a new post to its recently launched Building Windows 8 (B8) blog, Microsoft revealed how difficult supporting an emerging standard can be -- specifically Universal Serial...

Skype Aims to Buy GroupMe

Not yet a part of Microsoft's burgeoning social networking empire, real-time video conferencing and voice communications firm Skype is already making plans for growth, the company announced...

HP to Focus on the Cloud in Major Restructuring

On the heels of a disappointing earnings report for its third fiscal quarter of 2011, HP executives said late Thursday that the company is looking at --...

Dell Posts a Strong Quarter – But Not Enough

Despite a record quarter for cash flow from operations, Dell's second fiscal quarter of 2012 illustrated just how difficult it can be to expand from a consumer-based...

Microsoft Starts Blog for Windows 8 Information Exchange

As Microsoft prepares to provide developers, customers, and OEMs more details about Windows 8 at its upcoming Build conference next Month, the head of the project has...

Unintended Consequences: Will Motorola Deal Help Microsoft?

The news has just barely hit that search giant Google is buying Motorola Mobility, yet some pundits have already begun to posit that, other than acquiring a...

File Transfers Often Not as Secure as IT Would Like

A recent survey of 250 small to large enterprises found that, while the vast majority of them are seriously concerned about the security of managed file transfers...

Security and Privacy Challenges to Boom in 2012

Privacy officers around the world should prepare to focus on security and privacy monitoring, enforcement, and funding through the end of 2012, analysts plan to tell attendees...

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