October 10, 2013 Microsoft News Thursday: Partners Announce Support for New Microsoft Enterprise Cloud Solutions

by C&E Blogger

Partners Announce Support for New Microsoft Enterprise Cloud Solutions

This week, Microsoft unveiled a wave of new enterprise products and services to help companies seize the opportunities of cloud computing and several Microsoft partners announced their support.

  • Equinix announced a strategic relationship with Microsoft that enables cloud connectivity to Windows Azure in key markets globally through Equinix International Business Exchange data centers.
  • Gridstore announced support for new Windows Server 2012 R2 and Hyper-V features. Gridstore’s software-defined storage solution complements the storage functionality in Windows Server with Hyper-V through Gridstore’s patented Server-side Virtual Controller Technology to help maximize application performance in a Microsoft Hyper-V environment.
  • Emulex announced that its I/O connectivity solutions support Windows Server 2012 R2 to further customers’ transition to software-defined networking.
  • NEC announced that integrated network and compute orchestration will soon be generally available for all Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V customers using, System Center Virtual Machine Manager , and NEC ProgrammableFlow Networking Suite.

Read Microsoft’s press release and The Official Microsoft Blog to learn how the next wave of Microsoft enterprise products and services will help customers overcome today’s top IT challenges.