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It's Microsoft Day

Today's the day when the tech media's guns point towards Redmond and fire a triple salvo at Vista, Office 2007 and Exchange Server 2007. ZDNet UK, of course, is weighing in -- as I write this, the Office 2007 Special Report is live, and the Vista and Exchange ones are imminent.

Today's the day when the tech media's guns point towards Redmond and fire a triple salvo at Vista, Office 2007 and Exchange Server 2007. ZDNet UK, of course, is weighing in -- as I write this, the Office 2007 Special Report is live, and the Vista and Exchange ones are imminent.

In the interests of balance, we'll also be taking a close look at how you can avoid going anywhere near Microsoft's products to get your work done. Our fearless Technology Editor, Rupert Goodwins, has been using Ubuntu Linux, OpenOffice and a bunch of other open-source stuff on our office LAN for some time, and will be reporting just as soon as he returns from a press trip to Hong Kong. Which is why, for once, you won't see Rupert's visage all over the televisual media on a big Microsoft Day. Then again, we wouldn't put it past him to find a TV crew to pontificate to out in HK...