Microsoft Presents "Virtualization and Cloud Computing"

Microsoft completed its first monthly “Live and Virtualized” LiveMeeting series yesterday, December. 9th, 8:00am PST.  The first LiveMeeting topic was titled “Virtualization and Cloud Computing” presented by Mike Neil, general manager of virtualization strategy, Microsoft, Deepak Patil, general manager of communications and storage, Microsoft Global Foundation Services, which hosts the Azure Services Platform, and Dominic Foster, Chief… Read more

Microsoft Announces General Availability of BizTalk Server 2009 Beta and RFID Mobile

Today at the Gartner Application Architecture, Development and Integration (AADI) Summit in Las Vegas, Nevada, Microsoft announced the general availability of BizTalk RFID Mobile and BizTalk RFID Standards Pack, as well as the first public beta of BizTalk Server 2009 for download.   Together, these releases demonstrate Microsoft’s continued commitment to the BizTalk Server product… Read more

Microsoft and RSA announce their plans to expand an existing partnership

Today, RSA, the security division of EMC, and Microsoft Corp. announced their plans to expand an existing partnership that will offer companies a better way to protect their sensitive information and share it in a secure manner. The partnership will take advantage of resources and technology from both Microsoft and RSA, offering their joint customers… Read more

Expanded Technology Partnership announcement from Microsoft and RSA today at 8 a.m. PST

Today, Microsoft Corporation and RSA, the security division of EMC, will announce an expanded technology partnership and a new comprehensive approach to help secure joint customer’s sensitive data with information protection & data loss prevention technology.   If you’re interested in learning more about this news, join us for the 1-hour teleconference with JG Chirapurath,… Read more

Announcing Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 SP2 beta availability

Today Microsoft announced the availability of Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 SP2 beta.  The beta will be available for MSDN and TechNet subscribers on Tuesday, December 2 via the TechNet and MSDN download sites. On Thursday, December 4, Microsoft will make SP2 available to the broad public via TechNet.   Here is a list… Read more

Save the date! – "Live and Virtualized" LiveMeeting Series

Today Microsoft announced a new monthly “Live and Virtualized” LiveMeeting series that will kick off on December. 9th, 8:00 a.m. PST.  The first LiveMeeting topic is titled “Virtualization and Cloud Computing” presented by Mike Neil, general manager of virtualization strategy, Microsoft; Deepak Patil, general manager of communications and storage, Microsoft Global Foundation Services and Dominic… Read more

Microsoft Virtualization Announces Hyper-Green.com

Today Microsoft announced the release of a set of tools available at http://www.hyper-green.com/ 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