March 13, 2012
Here’s what’s wrong with Windows 8 On ZDNet, Adrian Kingsley-Hughes gives his take. “I still can’t fathom out why Microsoft is pushing a touch-based operating user interface onto systems that people are going to be driving with a keyboard and mouse, which I estimate will make up at least 90 percent if not more of Windows 8 users over the lifespan of the operating system. It feels like change for the sake of change and nothing else,” he writes. What’s your opinion?
Microsoft hikes SQL Server 2012 price ‘by 20 per cent’ On The Register, Paul Kunert reports on the price change. “Resellers reckon that, on average, prices will rise by roughly a fifth, and voiced surprise that Microsoft is finally moving to a model adopted by rivals years ago and one that it heavily criticised,” he writes. What’s your opinion?
HP Cloud: A real niche between Amazon, Oracle & IBM? On Talkin’ Cloud, Brian Taylor looks at the question. “As we know, companies are increasingly turning to cloud providers rather than building their own data centers. Thus firms like Centric and Eshgro are enabled to provide cloud services that fulfill clients’ compliance and business needs in their national and regional markets. Through the CloudAgile program, Centric and Eshgro have access to HP’s local sales force, program incentives including support and financing, and expanded service offerings,” he writes. What’s your opinion?