Archive of June 2001

Great Plains Exec Gets Microsoft Job (Associated Press) Doug Burgum, who as chief executive of Great Plains Software guided the company through its recent acquisition by Microsoft Corp., has been named head of a new Microsoft division aimed at providing software to small businesses. My spin: Doug…congrats on your new job. You’ve got a tough […]

Compaq Unveils Innovative Productivity Tools for Internet-Driven Home and Home Office (PR Newswire) Continuing to provide innovative products and services that work together to help customers communicate and create at work or at play, Compaq Computer Corp. today announced Windows XP compatibility for all new Presario PCs, as well as a variety of enhancements to […]

Email is (or should) an important role in small businesses – it’s cheap, fast and efficient. Many small businesses have their email hosted by an ISP, however, hosting your own email with your own email server can have some added flexibility and security. Ipswitch announced today its latest version of IMail Server, an Internet messaging […]

PC Expo Flash Well today I was at PC Expo scouting out all the latest technology for you. 1. Of course I’ve compiled my “Best of PC Expo” list for you – which contains some of the really useful technology at PC Expo 2. I sat in an IBM press conference today about the Start […]

Oracle targets small business with Netledger deal ORACLE CORP. (ORCL), breaking from the tradition of developing all its software inhouse, on Tuesday will announce a partnership with NETLEDGER to go after the small and medium-sized business market. Under the deal, Oracle will rebrand Netledger’s suite of financial, marketing and customer applications as its Oracle E-Business […]

If Windows XP worth wait, why buy a PC now? MICROSOFT CORP.’s (MSFT) Windows XP operating system hits stores October 25, raising high hopes for sales in the flagging personal computer industry — but also fears that no one will buy a PC ahead of the rejuvenated operating systems’ release. Some consumers might decide to […]

Pocket Quicken(R) For Palm OS(R) Handhelds Instantly Organizes Everyday Finances – Anytime And Anywhere (Internet Wire) For the over one million Quicken users that own Palm Powered(TM) handheld computers, tracking your finances just got even easier. With the growth in the availability of low-cost entry-level handheld devices such as Palm(TM) and Handsprings(TM) handhelds, even more […]

SEATTLE, June 22 ó Microsoft Corp. will shut down the free e-mail newsletter service ListBot as it pushes to attract users to its paid service. My spin: Microsoft joins the “no free lunch” crowd – will Yahoo’s Groups be next?

DAVID’S STINT IN DNS HELL (THE WEEKEND PROJECT TURNS UGLY!) SERVERS: It wasn’t supposed to take all weekend. Installing. Microsoft’s Small Business Server is, relatively speaking, quick and easy. And it might have been for me, too. If only I had done my homework, my keyboard hadn’t been broken, and I understood domain name servers. […]

Trellix Unveils Enhanced Hosting Services To Address Record Web Site Growth Within Small Business Provider Market (Business Wire) Trellix(R) Corp., the leading provider of web site publishing technology and hosting services, today announced the latest version of the Trellix Hosting Platform – an enhanced set of managed hosting services and infrastructure innovations that gives partners […]