Assorted Vista News For Dec. 5, 2006
PGP Corporation announces support for Microsoft Vista
PGP Corporation announced support for the upcoming Microsoft Windows Vista operating system, scheduled for broad distribution in 2007. As a member of Microsoft's ISV Managed Partner Programme and longstanding Microsoft partner, PGP Corporation is committed to rapid support and availability for Vista-compatible applications across the PGP Encryption Platform.
"PGP Corporation has a long history of working with Microsoft to ensure customer success, and we are happy to continue that tradition with support for Microsoft Vista," said Jon Callas, chief technology officer and chief security officer for PGP Corporation. "As security breaches continue to proliferate and customers take a comprehensive approach to protecting their data, the PGP Encryption Platform and family of integrated applications offer compelling solutions across a wide variety of security requirements."
Add Vista Features To XP
These tools add slick sidebars, Start menu enhancements, Taskbar tricks, and more - without upgrading your OS.
How Windows Vista RTM Build Addresses Wireless Connectivity Issues
Wireless access is a key feature in Windows Vista, and it needs to work as reliably as possible for users. In the final version of Windows Vista, the default power setting for 802.11 wireless adapters was changed to Maximum Performance to offer seamless wireless access experience and solve connectivity issues with certain access points. Users and OEMs can change the setting value to deliver additional power savings, if they want to further extend the battery life.
25 Shortcomings Of Vista
At this point, solution providers have heard plenty from Microsoft and others about all the benefits that the Windows Vista operating system will bring businesses and other users.
But what are some things to watch out for with the new OS? The CRN Test Center compiled a list of 25 items that VARs should bear in mind when using and deploying Vista.
Ten things to consider before taking the Vista plunge
While Windows Vista is now available for big businesses, organizations vary widely in their plans for adopting the new operating system.
Some have plans to aggressively move to Vista, while others are taking a far more wait-and-see approach. Here are some things you need to consider before taking the plunge.