SAP, HP and Microsoft Set New SAP Sales and Distribution (SD) World Record on Hyper-V

One of the most common workloads within enterprise environments is SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP); a solution that provides access to critical data, applications, and analytical tools, and helps organizations streamline processes across procurement, manufacturing, service, sales, finance, and HR.  With a demanding workload like SAP ERP, many customers’ natural thought process may be to… Read more

Is Paul Maritz Endorsing Microsoft's Approach to the Cloud?

Well, he is ex-Microsoft, so maybe we shouldn’t be surprised that Maritz’s thoughts run alongside ours. Nevertheless, when he points to “web giants” who “have the ability to store and process large amounts of data” and “know how to deploy and operate software atop of an underlying giant computer they call the cloud,” and says that bringing this… Read more

Independent Study: The Total Economic Impact of Windows Server 2012

Can upgrading your server operating system improve your IT efficiency?  You bet it can. A commissioned study conducted by Forrester Consulting is now available which uses their Total Economic Impact methodology to explore the potential costs and benefits of Windows Server 2012, a cornerstone of the Microsoft Cloud OS vision.  This study involved surveys and… Read more

Join Me at MMS 2013 for a Week of Innovation, Expertise, and Community

I am really looking forward to this year’s Microsoft Management Summit (MMS) at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, April 8-12, 2013. MMS is a very exciting time of year. It’s an opportunity for Microsoft to share some its deepest technical trainings with our customers, and it’s where IT professionals come to… Read more