Mary Jo Foley

Senior Contributing Editor

Mary Jo Foley has covered the tech industry for 30 years for a variety of publications, including ZDNet, eWeek, and Baseline. She is the author of Microsoft 2.0: How Microsoft plans to stay relevant in the post-Gates era (John Wiley & Sons, 2008). She also is the co-host of the "Windows Weekly" podcast on the TWiT network. Got a tip? Send her an email with your rants, rumors, tips, and tattles. Confidentiality guaranteed.

Freelance journalist/blogger Mary Jo Foley has nothing to disclose. WYSIWYG (what you see is what you get). I do not own Microsoft stock or stock in any of its partners or competitors. I have done paid speaking engagements for Microsoft and some of its partners, but none where all the content is not my own.

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VMware's Datacenter OS: Windows isn't the competition

VMware's Datacenter OS: Windows isn't the competition

Microsoft archrival VMWare announced this week a set of future technologies called the "Virtual Datacenter OS" that some are comparing with Windows Server 2008. But Windows Server 2008 and its integrated Hyper-V hypervisor aren't what Microsoft is going to be pitting against VMware, Google and Amazon in the brave, new datacenter-centric world

September 16, 2008 by in Storage

Former Softie getting the old band back together?

Former Softie getting the old band back together?

Former Microsoft platforms chief -- who, these days, is heading up cloud computing at EMC -- might be trying to get at least some of the old Microsoft band back together again. According to a few different sources who asked not to be named, Maritz has hired Charles Fitzgerald, Microsoft's former head of Platform Strategy, to work at Smart Desktop, a division of Martiz's Pi Corp.

April 11, 2008 by in Storage