Welcome to the Why Microsoft Weekly Roundup! The roundup is a collection of news items from around the web this week. Our goal is to share a variety of conversations about Microsoft products in the community…Enjoy!
Top 5 Picks for This Week:
Microsoft Helps Take Down Leader In Spam Email
“Microsoft Corp said on Thursday that it has helped in taking down one of the biggest producers of spam email in a joint effort with federal authorities across the U.S”
Target Picks Microsoft’s Virtualization Software
“Retail giant Target plans to roll out Microsoft’s virtualization technology to its 1,700 stores, giving the software giant’s enterprise cloud computing efforts a new boost”
Microsoft Launches Windows Intune for Cloud-Based IT Management
“Windows Intune, a new service from Microsoft launching today that puts PC management in the cloud. With an Intune subscription, businesses can give their IT managers the ability to monitor and administer their networks simply via the Web.”
Rhode Island College Goes LIVE with New Email System
“Rhode Island College launched a brand-new email system and communication platform for RIC students. This new online experience, dubbed Live@RIC, marked the replacement of the college’s aging webmail interface with Microsoft’s Live@EDU solution”
Microsoft Delivers Toolkit for Using Windows Azure to Build Windows Phone 7 Apps
“Microsoft is making available a toolkit designed to help developers writing Windows Phone 7 Applications that make use of Windows Azure cloud services”
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