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HP to wait for Microsoft Home Server update before shipping MediaSmart Server
A little over a month since it released to manufacturing the final Windows Home Server (WHS) bits, Microsoft is working on an update to the code that it will push out to its OEM and system builder partners in about two weeks. Microsoft's showcase WHS partner, Hewlett-Packard, has decided to wait for that update before shipping its MediaSmart Server, Microsoft officials confirmed on August 30.
Is VMware the real motivator behind latest Microsoft-HP deal?
I couldn't help feeling the timing of the unveiling of a new $250 million HP-Microsoft partnership -- coming a day after Microsoft rival VMware bought messaging vendor Zimbra from Yahoo -- wasn't purely coincidental. How much is the deal really about VMware?