Windows Server for Linux Workloads

Posted by Amy GreenDirector, Worldwide Marketing and Operations Enabling open source software is a big part of Microsoft’s promise to support customers as they transform their datacenters with the cloud. In a recent blog post featured in an ongoing “What’s New in 2012 R2” series, Corporate Vice President Brad Anderson provides great detail on how…

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Say “Yes” to BYOD with Windows Intune

Posted by Kerry GodesSenior Manager, Worldwide Marketing and Operations Workers tend to reach for the technology that makes it easiest to get the job done, whether it’s a company-owned PC or their own smartphones. While there are benefits to giving employees this latitude, management of many different devices with access to a corporate network can…

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System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Continues Cross-Platform Support

Posted by Kerry GodesSenior Manager, Worldwide Marketing and Operations Earlier today, Microsoft released the beta version of System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1. This release includes extended client management support for Windows 8, Mac OS X, Linux and Unix operating systems, functionality originally included in June’s Community Technology Preview. Consumerization is a growing challenge for IT organizations…

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Windows Server Hyper-V drivers now supported in Ubuntu

Posted by Geoff SullivanManaging Sales Director, Open Solutions Group As you may have heard, the recently released Ubuntu 12.04 LTS has been engineered with the drivers needed to run on Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V. We are pleased to support customers running Ubuntu on Hyper-V in their virtualized and cloud infrastructure. We’ve heard particular interest…

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Advancing Interoperability in the Cloud

Posted by Sandy GuptaGeneral Manager, Open Solutions Group I’m excited to be at the Open Source Business Conference today and to announce that in collaboration with SUSE, and based on our longstanding alliance, we are releasing a beta version of the SUSE Manager Management Pack for System Center. This management pack connects the Linux server…

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Microsoft Private Cloud: Cross Platform from the Metal Up

Posted by Kerry GodesSenior Manager, Worldwide Marketing and Operations For a growing number of businesses, the journey to cloud computing starts with a private cloud implementation. In his keynote today, Microsoft’s Brad Anderson kicked off the Microsoft Management Summit by discussing this trend and how Microsoft’s Private Cloud solution can help customers realize key cloud computing…

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