Customers Reap Benefits from Comprehensive Cloud Approach

Take a look at  Brad Anderson’s, Corporate Vice President at Microsoft, perspective on Microsoft’scloud computing strategy, our private cloud solutions and the economics ofthose solutions versus VMware.   Click here to read more.

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Changing the Conversation – Server Virtualization is the Overture, Not the Finale

I wanted to provide a guest blog post from Brad Anderson, Microsoft Corporate Vice President, in which he share’s the news that Gartner has named Microsoft a leader in their 2011 Magic Quadrant for x86 Server Virtualization Infrastructure*. In his post, Brad covers topics such as private cloud computing and the role that virtualization plays…

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Microsoft Launches Office 365 Around the World

Today Microsoft launched our newest cloud service, Office 365, which delivers Microsoft Office, Microsoft SharePoint Online, Microsoft Exchange Online and Microsoft Lync Online together in a predictable monthly subscription.  You can find full details on the announcement here and also more information on customers and partners on the Office 365 web site here.  The set…

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Microsoft Server and Tools Division President, Satya Nadella on Cloud Computing at GigaOM

Just wanted to give the quick heads up that Satya Nadella, the president of Microsoft’s Server and Tools division, will be speaking on Wednesday around 11:10 a.m. PST at the GigaOm Structure 2011 event this week in San Francisco.  He’ll be participating in a Q&A fireside chat moderated by Eric Savitz, the local Bureau Chief…

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Thought Leaders in the Cloud: Talking with Jason Bloomberg of ZapThink

Jason Bloomberg is managing partner and senior analyst at the enterprise architecture advisory firm ZapThink LLC. He is a thought leader in the areas of enterprise architecture and service-oriented architecture, and he helps organizations around the world better leverage their IT resources to meet changing business needs. He is a frequent speaker, prolific writer, and…

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CDW Talks Cloud Computing – Guest blog post

I wanted to share a guest blog post from Derrek Kim, a Technology Specialist with CDW, on cloud strategies and the role of virtualization in cloud computing.  In the post Derrek shares some perspectives on cloud computing, including both public and private cloud deployments and the results of CDW’s recent Cloud Computing Tracking Poll.  Give…

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Thought Leaders in the Cloud: Talking with Rob Gillen, Oak Ridge National Lab Cloud Computing Researcher

Rob Gillen is researching cloud computing technology for the government at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. He also works for Planet Technologies, which recently launched a new cloud practice to assist government and public sector organizations with cloud computing. He has a great blog on cloud computing that goes back seven years, and he also has…

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Fujitsu Launches Global Cloud Platform Service Powered By Windows Azure

Today, Fujitsu and Microsoft announced the upcoming August 2011 availability of the Fujitsu Global Cloud Platform service, which marks the first official production release of a Windows Azure platform appliance delivered by Fujitsu.  The new service offering has already been running in Fujitsu’s datacenter and available on a trial basis to companies since April 21,…

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Thought Leaders in the Cloud: Talking with Olivier Mangelschots, Managing Director at Orbit One Internet Solutions

Olivier Mangelschots is Managing Director at Orbit One Internet Solutions, a systems integrator based in Belgium that is deeply involved in Microsoft technology. In this interview we cover: Identity management in hybrid environments The role of partners in providing customized cloud solutions SLAs and cloud outages Migrating to the cloud vs. building for the cloud…

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WIRED event: Innovation and Opportunity in the Cloud

I wanted to share another post from my colleague, Mark Miller, this time summarizing a recent WIRED cloud computing event in New York City. The full text of Mark’s recap is below and it also includes a couple links to videos from the event.  Let me know if you have any comments or questions. Thanks…

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