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Microsoft carried by enterprise customers

Plus, Europe's data protection law and an MDM offering for the Kindle Fire

January 23, 2012

Microsoft carried by enterprise customers On ZDNet, explains. “Microsoft’s ability to weather the lead-up to Windows 8 largely depends on the enterprise. Kinect will get the attention, but it’s just a cheap headline. SharePoint, Office and launches of Windows Server 8, SQL Server 2012 and System Center 2012 are carrying the team. Meanwhile, corporate Windows 7 upgrades continue,” he writes. What’s your opinion?

Europe exposes its stiff data protection law this week On The Register, Kelly Fiveash gives the details. “…  legislative reform of the EU’s current data protection rules could take more than a year to complete – the proposed bill must wind its way through the European Parliament and the Council of Ministers before the union’s 27 nations are required to splice the regulations into their own law books, which could yet meet fierce opposition,” Fiveash writes. What’s your opinion?

BYOD drives Odyssey Software support for Kindle Fire On MSPmentor, reports on the MDM offering. “The recent Holiday shopping season triggered Odyssey’s Kindle Fire support. When making the announcement, Odyssey Software CEO Mark Gentile noted that millions of Kindle Fire Tablets were sold in December. In theory, many of those devices are making their way into workplaces and onto corporate networks, as the bring-your-own-device (BYOD) phenomenon continues to spread,” he writes. What’s your opinion?