As for the desktop, where Microsoft
controls a 90 to 95 percent market share for operating systems and applications, it will be quite some time, perhaps more than a decade, before Linux cracks the double digits.
Office System consists of the 2003 editions of Microsoft
Office SharePoint Portal Server 2003, Microsoft
Office Project and Project Server 2003, Microsoft
Exchange Server 2003, Microsoft
Office Live Communications Server 2003, Microsoft
Office Live Meeting, Microsoft
Office FrontPage 2003, Microsoft
Office InfoPath 2003, Microsoft
Office OneNote 2003, Microsoft Office Publisher 2003, Microsoft Office Visio 2003 and the Microsoft Office Solution Accelerators.
BST Software will be demonstrating a variety of its solutions at upcoming tradeshows including: June 3-6; AEC Internet Strategies - Anaheim, CA, June 4; ACEC Canada 2002 Annual Convention - Charlevoix, Quebec, June 26-29; Microsoft
Fusion 2002 - Los Angeles, July 12-15; FIDIC 2002 Annual Conference - Acapulco, Mexico, September 29-October 2; The Zweig Letter Hot Firm 2002 Conference - Boston, October 9-11; EFCG CEO Conference 2002 - New York City, October 16; ProjectWorld Midwest - Chicago, November 11-14; and ACEA Awards for Excellence 2002 - Melbourne, Australia, December 6.
In fact, just as the threat of new entry into the operating system, browser, and applications markets has kept Microsoft
from ever exercising its supposed "monopoly power," so did new sources of competition keep Standard Oil from raising its prices.
I think dividing Microsoft
into three companies is the cleanest and most effective (long-term) solution.
says that Internet Explorer is actually part of its Windows operating system, and not a separate product.
's monopoly power,'' he concluded, ``is also evidenced by the fact that, over the course of several years, Microsoft
took actions that only could have been advantageous if they operated to reinforce monopoly power.
The company clearly got a big boost when, in 1981, IBM chose Microsoft
to supply the operating system for its personal computers.
Team to Deliver Database University
A fundamental principle at Microsoft
is that Windows gets better and makes the PC easier to use with each new version,'' said Bill Gates, chairman and chief executive of Microsoft
Access-based tables, relationships, indexes, rules, defaults and counters into a SQL Server database.
Becoming a Microsoft
Gold Certified Partner demonstrates our expertise in delivering solutions on the Microsoft
platform that help customers better govern the IT estate," remarked Andy Burton, CEO of Centennial Software.