Use of Apple's Safari browser on Windows has tripled since mid-March, when the company pushed it out for distribution via its Software Update service.According to Net Applications, a Web metrics company based in Aliso Viejo, Calif., share of Safari 3.0 on Microsoft's operating system peaked at 0.07 percent. But in the six weeks since Apple preselected Safari 3.1 installs as part of its Software Update for the millions of PCs that run iTunes -- a move that was met with criticism -- the browser's share has already reached 0.21 percent.
Meanwhile, Firefox continues to make gains over Internet Explorer in the PC market. A month-old study from Forrester Research found that in 2007, IE's overall market share among large enterprises decreased by 10 percent, while Firefox's share almost doubled to 18 percent.Apple Insider, InformationWeek
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The UC Infrastructure TrapWorries about subpar networks tanking unified communications programs could be valid: Thirty-one percent of respondents have rolled capabilities out to less than 10% of users vs. 21% delivering UC to 76% or more. Is low uptake a result of strained infrastructures delivering poor performance?