Indonesia’s ICT Awards Support an Open and Thriving Ecosystem for Young Entrepreneurs

Posted by Heriyadi Janwar Microsoft Indonesia, Product Marketing Manager Last month in Jakarta, Microsoft was proud to sponsor the seventh annual Indonesia Information and Communications Technology Awards (INAICTA) ceremony, held to honor innovative local technologies and support a thriving ecosystem of young entrepreneurs in Indonesia. With the rapid growth of the information and communications technology…

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Connecting the Web across a World of Devices

Posted by Amy GreenDirector, Worldwide Marketing and Operations Earlier this month, the Internet Explorer team introduced the concept of Companion Web – a world where web experiences move seamlessly across the multiple screens around us, including our tablets, phones, computers, and televisions. Fueled by the staggering growth – 3.6 million mobile devices and tablets are…

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Navigate the Open Web with Web Platform Docs: Available Today

Posted by Kerry GodesSenior Manager – Worldwide Marketing and Operations In the past, developers using HTML5, CSS and other open web technologies have consulted multiple sites for guidance on how to effectively use these technologies across the world of browsers, operating systems, and devices – a time consuming chore that drove increased development costs. Today…

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Skype Updates for iPhone and iPad

Posted by Kerry GodesSenior Manager, Worldwide Marketing and Operations With Skype continuing to gain popularity for voice, video and instant messaging services, Skype engineers are hard at work to enhance the experience across a range of platforms and devices – desktops, laptops, tablets, smartphones, and even TVs. Earlier this week, the Skype team announced updates specifically for…

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Microsoft Office 2013 Embraces Apps

Posted by Kerry GodesSenior Manager, Worldwide Marketing and Operations Love using apps on your smart phone? Wish you could use them on your PC or tablet? The Microsoft Office team has granted your wish. With the recent launch of their Customer Preview, the Office team announced that developers can now build a new class of apps…

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Microsoft Research’s Eric Horvitz Talks Big Data in the Open World

Posted by Kerry GodesSenior Manager, Worldwide Marketing and Operations Last week, Microsoft Research (MSR) held the 2012 edition of its Faculty Summit (now in its 13th year), which aims to bring together the forces of academic researchers and educators with Microsoft’s own team of researchers, product engineers and architects from around the globe. Their goal?  To…

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Driving Interoperability with the SMB Open Specifications

Posted by Darryl WelchPrincipal Program Manager, Windows Server Interoperability Engineering Team Last week, 40 representatives from 17 companies and organizations joined us at Microsoft’s Platform Adoption Center to participate in the Windows File Sharing Protocols “Plugfest”.  These plugfests provide software developers with the opportunity to learn more about Microsoft protocols and to improve and enhance their…

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FloodAlerts: Open Data on Windows Azure

Posted by Kerry GodesSenior Manager, Worldwide Marketing and Operations Last week customers had the chance to meet Windows Azure and learn how the cloud platform is becoming even more flexible and open.  A great example of this is FloodAlerts, an open data Facebook app in the UK. The service, developed by Shoothill and hosted on Windows…

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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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OpenStack + Hyper-V

Posted by Sandy GuptaGeneral Manager, Open Solutions Group Two weeks ago the OpenStack community announced the release of Essex. I want to congratulate the community on reaching this key milestone. Microsoft is working with the OpenStack community to restore and enhance Windows Server Hyper-V support in OpenStack to benefit customers planning to use the two together. We have…

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