Microsoft Virtualization Announces

Today Microsoft announced the release of a set of tools available at designed to help organizations quantify the environmental and cost savings benefits available through virtualization technology.  At the site visitors will be able to build a simple environmental savings report for virtualization projects they are considering and access a set of tools, including a deeper scenario-based ROI analysis… Read more

Microsoft Online Services solution that will provide IT Management and Security Capabilities for Businesses

As part of yesterday’s announcement of Exchange Online and SharePoint Online availability in the U.S., Microsoft also announced that it is planning to offer a Microsoft Online Services solution that will provide IT management and security capabilities for businesses.  Slated for delivery in calendar year 2010, these new offerings will enable IT managers to secure… Read more

Microsoft Breaks Into Top 10 of World’s Most Powerful Supercomputers

Today at the Supercomputing 2008 conference, Microsoft Corp. debuted in the top 10 of the world’s most powerful supercomputers with Shanghai Supercomputer Center and Dawning Information Industry Co. Ltd., which ranked at No. 10 with 180.6 teraflops, the parallel computing speed, and 77.5 percent .efficiency. A truly incredible achievement considering that 12 months ago in… Read more

Microsoft Expands Virtualization Initiatives With HP

In support of HP’s Virtual Connect announcement, this morning Microsoft announced product, sales and services initiatives with HP designed to help businesses more easily adopt and  deploy virtualization to help lower IT costs and make IT more efficient. Microsoft and HP have expanded their work together to sell and market storage, server and networking consolidation… Read more

Microsoft Participation at ApacheCon 2008

Last week, Sam Ramji, Senior Director of Platform Strategy at Microsoft, presented a keynote at ApacheCon 2008. In his presentation, he updated Apache community members on several milestones recently reached by Microsoft as part of the Company’s efforts to architect for participation in the open source community.   Ramji further outlined the benefits that the… Read more

Microsoft Announces General Availability of Windows Small Business Server 2008 and Windows Essential Business Server 2008

As part of Microsoft’s $6.5 billion annual investment in products, support programs and incentives for small and midsize businesses, the company today announced the general availability of Windows Small Business Server 2008 (SBS 2008) and Windows Essential Business Server 2008 (EBS 2008) as part of the launch of the Windows Essential Server Solutions (WESS) product… Read more

Microsoft to Launch Small Business Server 2008 and Essential Business Server 2008 Tomorrow via Live Webcast

You are invited to join Microsoft for the virtual launch of Windows Small Business Server 2008 and Windows Essential Business Server 2008. As small and midsize business owners are increasingly concerned about how to both survive and thrive in the current economy,  hear how Microsoft is putting enterprise-size dreams within reach. Microsoft executives will discuss… Read more

TechEd EMEA- Interoperable “Geneva” Platform to Simplify Identity – on Premises and in the Cloud

Today at TechEd EMEA 2008 Developers in Barcelona, Spain, Microsoft announced a big step forward in the world of digital identity, unveiling the first public beta of a software platform, code-named “Geneva”, which will help developers create applications across the ‘cloud’, between organizations and on-premises with a single, simplified and open identity model. “Geneva” implements… Read more

TechEd EMEA- Latest Innovations from Microsoft Help Developers Build Better Applications, Faster

During the keynote address at Microsoft TechEd EMEA 2008 Developers, Jason Zander, General Manager of the Developer Division at Microsoft Corp., highlighted how Microsoft is dramatically simplifying everyday development tasks through recently released technologies, such as Visual Studio 2008 SP1 and the .NET Framework 3.5 SP1, and the forthcoming Visual Studio 2010 and the .NET… Read more

Windows Server Takes Center Stage at WinHEC 2008

This morning Bill Laing, corporate vice president, Windows Server and Solutions Division, updated over 1,500 WinHEC 2008 attendees on customer reception of the current Windows Server operating system in addition to elaborating on some of the improvements incorporated into Windows Server 2008 R2 (previously code named “Windows Server 7”).  New features within Windows Server 2008… Read more