In-Depth Features


Altiris Tool Creates Vista Installations

Create installations for Windows Vista, 64-bit Windows operating systems, and Windows Mobile 5 devices, and reduce software support costs.

Longhorn Officially Dubbed?

Speculation about the final name ramps up.

Microsoft Operations Manager 2007 to RTM

The upcoming release of Operations Manager 2007 will take advantage of Microsoft''s System Definition Model (SDM) and deliver service-oriented management capabilities.

Profile: InterSystems Demonstrates the Benefits of Good Health

Delivering an application platform and database to vertical markets such as health care has propelled InterSystems to a long history of revenue growth.

Simplify Programmatic File Access

Access files in different locations using the same code, whether the files reside on a file server, a Web server, or an FTP server.

Windows Legend

Windows 95 and IE leader, Brad Silverberg, talks about the challenges facing Microsoft.

Profile: NetManage Makes Connections Happen

A focus on application connectivity has put NetManage in the right place at the right time.

Profile: Virtutech Takes Virtualization to the Next Level

According to Virtutech, today's technology only scratches the surface of what system virtualization offers IT professionals.

The Rich Web Experience -- And Beyond

Scott Guthrie recently sat with VSM to discuss Microsoft's ASP.NET AJAX and the status of other Web-related projects.

Simplify Authentication With WSE 3.0

Web Service Extensions 3.0 enables you to take advantage of new turnkey scenarios to provide more robust and easier-to-use authentication mechanisms in your Web services.

World Changing for Developers

Developers now must understand how development processes and decisions affect business and profitability. Is more visibility into their daily activities through IT governance a good thing?

Profile: Building Quality Software Is No Accident

Catalyst Systems has created a business around automating software builds.

Update CF Apps Automatically

Simplify the administration and updating of Compact Framework applications by writing a Web service that facilitates checking for new files for a given app, as well as downloading and updating that app if a newer version exists.

Pioneer's Prerogative: Dan Bricklin

Father of the spreadsheet, Dan Bricklin, talks about Microsoft, open source and his latest venture.

Leading Light: S. "Soma" Somasegar

An interview with the head of Microsoft's Developer Division -- S. “Soma” Somasegar.

Profile: Cordys Delivers Services from Beginning to End

Cordys quietly built a comprehensive SOA technology stack, including a dev environment, that places it in the forefront of technology providers.

How ASP.NET AJAX Impacts Developers

Microsoft's Brian Goldfarb discusses the newly released ASP.NET AJAX and what it will mean for both traditional server-side ASP.NET developers, as well as developers whose emphasis has always been more on the client side.

The In-Process Integration Alternative

ESBs or Web services approaches to integration can work well in many enterprises. However, take a look at a middleware alternative that can successfully streamline integration better.

Profile: A Fresh, Open Source ECM Platform

Alfresco Software provides a fresh, open source alternative for enterprise content management. Following the release of its Java SDK, Alfresco is looking to make its system the ECM platform for Web 2.0.

Profile: Above All Software's New Way to SOA

Above All Software helps turn legacy applications into business services.