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posted in June 2006
Orlando Ayala moves over to the new emerging segments group; Reller, McCollum, and O'Brien move up.
The company says new gear from Siemens, Nortel, Motorola, and HP will support its unified communications effort.
As chief software architect, Ray Ozzie will share the research and development mantle with Craig Mundie, a fellow Data General alum.
Exchange Server 2007 will bring more perks for mobile users, including the ability for users to wipe data off a stolen or lost device remotely, according to Microsoft.
Microsoft also plans to talk up its new "people-ready business" spiel and application server upgrades at the TechEd conference this week.
IBM said its new DB2 9 database, aka Viper, will ship next month on Linux, Windows and Unix platforms.
Ballmer is seeking to replicate with Windows Vista the development scheduling success Microsoft has had with Office.
In this Q&A, Ballmer talks about the Vista challenge, how Microsoft has fared against Linux, the emerging software-as-a-service arena, and how Microsoft can become what he calls the software industry's first "N-trick pony."
Users trying to send and receive e-mail were prevented from doing so starting around 11 a.m. EDT on Thursday. The service was back up about 4 p.m., a spokesman said.