..if you could call it that. They gave up their Office 2008 pricing and Jan 15 (Macworld) release date. The MS reps there couldn’t have been less interested in actually showing the application though. They were all playing Halo on iMacs which admittedly did look pretty fun and made me want to give MS some of our Euros. The one person we did manage to talk to only wanted to talk about SharePoint Expression…which made us a bit sick.

Microsoft wasn’t the only Windows show in the expo.  Parallels and VMware were there…

The organizers thoughtfully put them on opposite sides of the floor to avoid the inevitable duel.

Frankly VMware dropped a bit more on their space.  But surprisingly(?!) no retrospect in the EMC area…Parallels had a booth the size of a phone.

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