Server and Tools Business’ Executives Speaking at Microsoft’s WPC 2009

On July 13-16 Microsoft will be holding its annual partner event, the Worldwide Partner Conference, in New Orleans. WPC 2009 is the company’s premier event for the business partners who generate more than 95 percent of Microsoft’s revenue.   Bob Muglia, president of Microsoft’s Server and Tools Business, will kick off day two of the… Read more

Replay Now Available- MS Infrastructure Press Q&A with Bob Kelly

For those of you that were unable to attend yesterday’s audio teleconference with Microsoft’s Bob Kelly, corporate VP of Infrastructure Server Marketing, the 22 minute session has been reposted for your convenience below.   Bob speaks about the state of IT within the context of results from a new Harris Interactive study of 1,200 IT professionals… Read more

Could U.S. IT Pros Be Losing a Seat at the Strategic Table?

While many information technology (IT) professionals are investing in specific areas of IT infrastructure, 55 percent say the economy has changed the role of IT and 51 percent say that budget constraints are the biggest barrier to their innovation, according to a new study released today, commissioned by Microsoft Corp. and conducted by Harris Interactive. The study… Read more

Reminder: MS Infrastructure Q&A with Bob Kelly tomorrow at 10:30 a.m. PT

Don’t forget to register for a teleconference with corporate VP of Infrastructure Server Marketing, Bob Kelly, June 23rd from 10:30am – 11:00am (PDT).   If you are interested in attending, please REGISTER NOW. Once you open the invite box, you can save and close to your calendar.   U.S. and Canada: (800) 369-1801 International: 1… Read more

MS Infrastructure Q&A with Bob Kelly

  On Tuesday, June 23rd from 10:30am – 11:00am (PDT), join a teleconference with Bob Kelly, corporate VP of Infrastructure Server Marketing. Bob will talk about the state of IT within the context of results from a new Harris Interactive study of 1,200 IT professionals from the U.S., United Kingdom, Japan and Germany. The study… Read more

Microsoft’s JavaOne Keynote & Sun’s participation in Apache “Stonehenge”

During today’s keynote at JavaOne, Microsoft’s Steven Martin and Dan’l Lewin will be joined on stage by Sun Microsystems’ Aisling MacRunnels to talk about the latest work the companies are doing to deliver interoperable application platforms that span on-premise and cloud computing, and enable customers to leverage their existing investments in Microsoft and Sun technologies…. Read more

Download the New IIS SEO Toolkit Beta

Download the New IIS SEO Toolkit Beta   Today, Microsoft is announcing the IIS Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Toolkit Beta – brand new tools that help Web developers, hosting providers, and server administrators improve their sites’ relevance in search results by recommending how to make them more search engine-friendly. The IIS SEO Toolkit includes three… Read more

Trial Version of Operations Manager 2007 R2 Now Available

The trial version of Operations Manager 2007 R2 RTM (build 7221) is now available via the Microsoft Download Center.  General Availability of the product will be 1st July 2009, at which point new and existing customers will be able to obtain the bits from their respective customer download centers, such as MVLS. In addition to the… Read more

Silverlight Team Blog

The Silverlight team recently launched a blog: http://team.silverlight.net! With the release of Silverlight 3 beta and the Expression Web and Blend 3 previews in March at MIX ’09, this year is shaping up to be a busy one. The blog serves as a one-stop shop to help you stay up to date on Silverlight and… Read more

Microsoft virtualization customers, executive speaking at Interop 2009

Next week at Interop Las Vegas 2009 conference, attendees will be able to hear from two Microsoft virtualization customers and one executive. As part of the virtualization track, on May 19 two Microsoft customers will speak on a panel titled, “Virtualization – Life in the Trenches.” Executives from Kroll Factual Data and Santa Barbara Web… Read more