October 2005

  • October 31, 2005 31 Oct'05

    User audience left wanting more

    Bill Gates' briefing to the BCS Elite group left his audience of IT leaders impressed by his vision of the future and frustrated that the Microsoft chairman did not talk more about the UK's corporate IT agenda.

  • October 31, 2005 31 Oct'05

    Gates spells out future to UK corporate IT leaders

    Microsoft chairman Bill Gates presented his vision of IT's future to a gathering of IT directors from the British Computer Society's Elite group in late October and then brought them down to earth by plugging the next versions of Windows and Office.

  • October 31, 2005 31 Oct'05

    Grids move mainstream with enterprise system deployments

    Companies have started deploying grid technology to run business systems, according to analyst firm Quocirca. Its Grid Index survey, commissioned by Oracle, found growing demand for the technology.

  • October 31, 2005 31 Oct'05

    Web service standards is delayed

    The latest range of industry-standard mechanisms to control business web services could be delayed until the middle of next year.