Microsoft Appeals Federal Order to Turn Over Data Held in Ireland Commented on: 1 week ago (December 9, 2014)

I agree with Microsoft on this. I believe the US Government is overstepping their bounds and is endangering US businesses in the international arena in their approach to this case. If they can...

Hacker Group Takes Down Xbox Live, PSN Commented on: 1 week ago (December 8, 2014)

If Christmas is ruined for some because XBox Live is offline, then those folks need to get a better perspective on what's actually important. I think these actions are childish and need to be...

(Re-)Embracing the PC Commented on: 2 weeks ago (December 2, 2014)

I think this article is spot on. There's been a big push for converging devices (phone and tablet, tablet and laptop) that makes sense if you don't have the income to purchase multiple devices....

OWA functionality gap widens between Office 365 and Exchange 2013 Commented on: 2 weeks ago (December 1, 2014)

While I do believe that Microsoft is competing with Google with Office 365, I believe they are also competing heavily with on prem versions of Exchange as well. Microsoft wants to drive as many...

Microsoft's Game Changer: Cloud Storage is Now a Feature, Not a Service Commented on: 7 weeks ago (October 28, 2014)

There's no question that moving from 1TB/account to unlimited storage is beneficial. The reality is that this is more PR than technical as the vast majority of users won't come close to using the...

Small Business in the 21st Century Commented on: 24 weeks ago (July 1, 2014)

You make it sound like we have an obligation to Microsoft to preserve our own futures. Is that the same as the people that ran the big iron that saw PCs as their doom and fought to protect IBM,...

No Need to Point Fingers in the Wake of XP Fix Commented on: 32 weeks ago (May 6, 2014)

Microsoft did the right thing and they shouldn't be punished for it, they should be lauded for it. They were going to fix the issue for those companies/governments that have purchased support past...

Will IT Ever Buy Into "Mobile First, Cloud First"? Commented on: 33 weeks ago (April 29, 2014)

In a cloud first strategy, you have to put a lot of trust in the cloud provider. We made the switch to Office 365 in January and haven't gone through a major update yet. My biggest concern is that...

Microsoft Will No Longer Inspect Personal Data When a Crime is Suspected Commented on: 37 weeks ago (March 31, 2014)

Microsoft's promise means nothing to me. Even if Microsoft alters their ToS, I would not trust them to NEVER read my e-mail or that of my company. The same applies for Google, Apple, Yahoo and...

Report: Microsoft CEO Search Narrowed Commented on: 1 year ago (November 6, 2013)

I hear Thorsten Heins is looking for a job.

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