Corporate data flies out the Windows

Thursday, 15 January 2004, 1:16 AM EST

While those nice people from Microsoft are frantically plugging the gaps, there is a very real possibility that Windows is applying a new meaning to 'Open Systems', by leaving your corporate data open to view.

It almost seems churlish to denigrate Microsoft, considering the way in which the corporation has liberated computing. After all, IBM didn't really make personal computing possible - it just provided the platform.

It was the genius of Bill Gates that made the PC respectable to such an extent that it has become the de facto workstation for the overwhelming majority of corporations worldwide.

It was Microsoft that broke down the fortresses of existing 'proprietary systems', invented intuitive computing and revolutionised the whole concept of personal productivity.

By Steve Bale at vnunet.

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