"The $500 million campaign is designed to prepare the way for big product rollouts later this year and next that include Windows Vista Enterprise Edition, Office 2007 Enterprise Edition, Exchange 2007, SharePoint Server 2007 and other products."
eWeek - In the Crosshairs–IBM Is Target of Microsoft Marketing Blitz
and now, just a couple of days later we're getting this little gem:
"The unthinkable has happened: Microsoft has delayed Windows Vista yet again."
Vista Delayed Again
ummm..... has anyone else thought that maybe some of the $500 million might have been better spent on some QA, some testing and maybe a little overtime... or better still, spend a few cents on a phone call to your CEO so he doesn't look like a complete monkey who has no idea what's going on inside his own company...