Introducing the Microsoft Deployment Council

Introducing the Microsoft Deployment Council

Summary: The NAB is moving on swiftly from its XP roll-out to Windows 7, all thanks to the Microsoft Deployment Council. Who is in this council? Is there a Linux equivalent? All this and more in this week's episode of Patch Monday.

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The NAB is moving on swiftly from its XP roll-out to Windows 7, all thanks to the Microsoft Deployment Council. Who is in this council? Is there a Linux equivalent? All this and more in this week's episode of Patch Monday.

We also see which other organisations are also looking at Windows 7 and whether it is viable to test yet.

A little known company founded locally has won big in a patent infringement case against Microsoft, winning US$388 million in damages. The CSIRO settled with Microsoft but terms were undisclosed.

The battle between Bottle Domains and auDA, Australia's domain name administrator, continues and we discuss the current situation.

Jaunty Jackalope has hit release candidate status and the Patch Monday team give their thoughts on Ubuntu going mainstream.

Topics: Windows, Banking, Emerging Tech, Legal

Liam Tung

About Liam Tung

Liam Tung is an Australian business technology journalist living a few too many Swedish miles north of Stockholm for his liking. He gained a bachelors degree in economics and arts (cultural studies) at Sydney's Macquarie University, but hacked (without Norse or malicious code for that matter) his way into a career as an enterprise tech, security and telecommunications journalist with ZDNet Australia. These days Liam is a full time freelance technology journalist who writes for several publications.

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Chris started his journalistic adventure in 2006 as the Editor of Builder AU after originally joining CBS as a programmer. After a Canadian sojourn, he returned in 2011 as the Editor of TechRepublic Australia, and is now the Australian Editor of ZDNet.

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