May 12, 2014 Microsoft kicks off TechEd North America 2014

This morning in Houston, Microsoft kicked off its annual TechEd North America Conference, where more than 11,000 IT professionals and developers gathered to experience the company’s latest enterprise tech offerings. During the keynote, Brad Anderson, CVP, Cloud & Enterprise; Julia White, GM, Microsoft Office Division; and Brian Harry, CVP, Developer Division demonstrated onstage how new… Read more

March 21, 2013 News Thursday: Microsoft Wins 17 CRN Channel Champion Awards and more Server and Tools News…

by STB Blogger Microsoft Wins 17 CRN Channel Champion Awards Microsoft’s commitment to working with partners to deliver solutions that meet joint customers’ needs was acknowledged as CRN announced the winners of its annual Channel Champions survey. The survey included over 4,000 solution providers that rated technology vendors on overall satisfaction, technical satisfaction, support and… Read more

Microsoft Announces Windows Azure Media Services

by STB Blogger Introducing Windows Azure Media Services At the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show in Las Vegas today, Microsoft announced Windows Azure Media Services, a new set of Windows Azure-based services that is designed to make creating, managing and delivering media to any device much easier. Windows Azure Media Services is a comprehensive… Read more

Microsoft Releases SQL Server 2012, Drives Advancements in Big Data

by STB Blogger Today Microsoft made several announcements regarding the company’s commitment to help customers deal with any data, any size, anywhere.  For more information on the newest version of SQL Server, Microsoft’s work with big data, and updates to Microsoft’s data warehousing solutions, read on. SQL Server 2012 released – The world’s most widely… Read more

Microsoft Private Cloud News

by STB Blogger  Today, during an online webcast, “Transforming IT with Microsoft Private Cloud”, Satya Nadella, Microsoft Server & Tools Business president and Brad Anderson, corporate vice president of the Management and Security Division, discussed how Microsoft is making the private cloud real for customers now, helping businesses move faster, save money and better compete… Read more

Microsoft Management Summit 2011 Day 2: The Power of the Cloud at a PC Near You with Windows Intune

Microsoft’s Management Summit 2011 is in full swing and there have been some exciting happenings.   Today in his Day 2 keynote, Brad Anderson announced the general availability of Windows Intune, which helps businesses manage and secure PCs through the cloud, while providing upgrade rights to Windows 7 Enterprise.    He also announced availability of… Read more

Microsoft Management Summit 2011 Day 1: From Virtualization to Private Cloud With System Center 2012

Microsoft’s Management Summit 2011 begins in full force this morning at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas. During today’s keynote, corporate vice president Brad Anderson introduced the new System Center 2012 to enable enterprise IT organizations to which will enable IT managers to deliver private cloud services that empower business teams, provide greater insights into… Read more

Target Running Hyper-V in All 1,755 Stores; Microsoft Management Summit 2011 Begins Today

Microsoft’s annual Management Summit kicks off today and approximately 4,000 attendees are arriving in Las Vegas for the event.     As the show begins, today Microsoft highlighted the experiences of retailer Target Corp. using Microsoft virtualization and management technologies.   Target, the second largest discount retailer in the U.S., has virtualized inventory, point-of-sale, supply-chain… Read more

What’s Next in Tech? NCBI BLAST on Windows Azure

As the Microsoft Technical Computing and eXtreme Computing groups close out their week at the Supercomputing 2010 event in New Orleans, the Next in Tech takes a look at how NCBI BLAST on Windows Azure is helping take cloud advancements out of Microsoft’s labs and into the labs of the scientific community. Read more on the… Read more

Bringing it all together at PASS Summit 2010

It’s been a busy few weeks for the Server and Tools Business, with announcements at PDC10, TechEd Europe and the PASS (Professional Association for SQL Server) Summit 2010. At PDC and TechEd Europe, Microsoft launched several new products and updates, including tools and resources to help customers more easily develop and deploy cloud applications and… Read more