More product and pricing policy changes as Microsoft aims to adapt to a world in which software moves freely from one physical machine to another. Separately, VMware gets Microsoft certification.
The software maker announces details of how partners can get paid by selling Microsoft's online services. The company insists there is still room for outside hosters, too, if they carve out a niche.
Software maker says it will add the company's technology to a subscription service known as the Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack.
Some of the numbers in a recent survey of 300 chief information officers are worth highlighting.
If you believe online advertising is going to be Microsoft's savior, you're missing the boat--big time. When it comes to Windows' future, there's a lot more to this story.