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It seems like Microsoft is in a buying frenzy Every week i read stories about them buying firms. What do you guys think of all this stuff?? http://www.newsfactor.com/news/Micro...d=0030003IWBXX

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NewsFactor is reporting on Microsoft’s acquisition of DesktopStandard, a company that provides I.T. management tools, earlier this week.

Natalie Lambert, an analyst with Forrester Research, said the purchase of DesktopStandard will offer many benefits to network administrators, including the ability to grant less privileged users increased access to network resources, which should ease some of the burden on I.T. managers
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they are just trying to keep the competition away. if you can't beat them, buy them.
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Originally Posted by cgrado
they are just trying to keep the competition away. if you can't beat them, buy them.
Not true (in this case). Managing Windows XP rollouts is a freaking nightmare. M$ is trying to remedy that by aquiring this company.
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