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  • Apple to Microsoft: if you can trademark Windows, we can trademark App Store

    The latest development in the Microsoft v Apple court case over Apple's attempt to trademark the phrase "App Store" is a case of the biter bit. Personally, I don't agree that Apple should be allowed to trademark such a generic term although... 

  • Insight takes a hit on LAR changes

    Ouch. Insight has predicted that the changes to Microsoft's fees for LARs (large account resellers) could make a dent of $5m to $10m in gross profits. Not turnover, profits. Insight says it is "implementing action plans intended to help mitigat... 

  • Money talks in LAR fee changes

    Microsoft's changes to the fee structure of its Enterprise Agreements (EA) appear pretty tough. On the surface, large account resellers (LARs) are losing around two-thirds of their existing fees for sales to clients on its major accounts list. As a c... 

  • Microsoft still searching for an answer

    Microsoft's Q2 results are a bit of a mixed bag. Although Windows sales were $300m lower than expected, sales at its Business Division (Office) were up 24% at $6bn and sales at its Entertainment and Services division were up 55%, mainly on the back o... 

  • App-DNA stops Windows migration from being a pane in the apps

    A migration to Windows 7 can have unexpected complications, often arising from integration issues between web apps and IE8. ButApp-DNAcan relieve the pain, claims Paul Schnell, App-DNA's chief technology officer. You look at them sometimes and you ju... 

  • Windows 7 tablets leave Microsoft breathless

    Microsoft has launched its latest salvo against Apple's iPad, extolling the virtues of Windows 7-based tablets to enterprise customers, according to some slides from a Microsoft presentation to reseller partners obtained by ZDNet. Some unkind souls ... 

  • App migration specialist Camwood wins 12 month project with Babcock

    This Windows migration is a messy business.Camwood, a specialist in this area, has won a 12 month contract with engineering group Babcock International to transform its applications. Its programme of action is to rationalise and categorise Babcock's ... 

  • Camwood opens a Windows 7 hothouse as BBC Salford stimulates a local technology boom

    Demand for Windows 7 migration is so high that one service provider has had to build a special logistics hothouse to meet demand. Application migration specialist Camwood built its state of the art logistics facility in Manchester as the surge of inv... 

  • Windows 7 migration is in your AppDNA

    Ever wondered why we make an instinctive migration every now and then? The answer may be in our DNA. Our AppDNA, more precisely.. Here's Penny Gralewski, from AppDNA, who saysthe fear and uncertainty has been removed from Windows7 migrations. The har...