Microsoft extends online collaboration by taking over Groove Networks

Microsoft is about to acquire Groove Networks, a leading provider for online collaborations and virtual offices. As a Windows desktop-based collaboration offering, Groove’s Virtual Office complements Microsoft’s collaboration solution offerings, which include the following: Real-time collaboration solutions such as Microsoft Office Live Meeting 2005 and Microsoft Office Live Communications Server that enable in-the-moment one-to-one and … Read more

Microsoft Outlines Business Applications Strategy and Solutions Road Map

Via Paul’s blog: The most interesting quote from the press release, would be: “Windows® and Office are a powerful foundation for productivity and a rich platform for partners to build great solutions and add value,”  Gates said. “The Microsoft Business Solutions group builds on that foundation to deliver world-class business applications that are simpler and … Read more