Microsoft Supports Enterprise Customers Unlike Mozilla

It seems like a fresh war of words has just started between Microsoft Corp. and its rival in the browser market, Mozilla.

One top Microsoft Internet Explorer executive went on record saying that browser makers cannot afford to continue ignoring corporate customers - a statement, clearly targeted at the Firefox maker Mozilla.

"We believe that all Windows customers should have a great browsing experience, whether they stay at home, go to school, or work in a large organization with managed IT resources," Dean Hachamovitch, Microsoft's vice president for Internet Explorer (IE), said in a blog post.

Mr. Dean’s statement came following a remark by Mozilla community manager Asa Dotzler, who said on Monday that Mozilla’s primary focus lies on its consumers, rather than big enterprises.

The Microsoft executive also claimed that while both Google and Mozilla can "only support consumers or enterprises, but not both," the Redmond, Washington based software giant is well capable of catering to the need of the both.

“Making the Web better for large organizations (with managed IT) is just as important as making the Web better for consumers and developers,” he added.