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posted in October 2006
Paul Flessner will hand over day-to-day responsibilities to Ted Kummert, who has worked on MSN, e-business efforts, and security.
Microsoft said Tuesday that its Office Live hosted SharePoint infrastructure is set to go live Nov. 15.
At Oracle OpenWorld, Oracle Executive Vice President John Wookey laid out a busy road map for application upgrades.
Details emerge on E-Biz Suite 12, Siebel 8, and the company's flagship database.
Better security is on tap, Oracle's CEO promises. More details about the next generation of Oracle's database are expected at this week's OpenWorld company conference.
The two products will launch the last week in November at an event focused on business users, sources say. The new versions of Vista and Office are due by the end of the year for business customers, and early 2007 for consumers.
Nineteen-year Microsoft veteran Rick Devenuti will leave at the end of the year. His replacement will be named in a few weeks.
The new Notes client can be loaded on a USB memory stick or other portable device.
Developers can download and try out Scalix's messaging services, installer, Mobile Web Client, and localization kit. Other components will be made available also.
Seibel will run on Linux as part of its upcoming Siebel 8 release. Oracle plans to use Siebel on Linux internally.
The company has traditionally targeted its ERP and CRM applications to smaller firms, but a Microsoft manager says the push is on to attract enterprise users that might want tighter integration with personal productivity tools.