June 28 News Thursday: Microsoft Named Leader in Forrester Wave, Open Management Infrastructure is Now Available, and more Server and Tools news!

Microsoft identified as a Leader in Forrester WaveMicrosoft was identified in the Leader ripple the in the Forrester Research, Inc. report: “The Forrester Wave™: Self-Service Business Intelligence Platforms, Q2 2012”, written by vice president and principal analyst Boris Evelson, published on June 12. Evelson wrote that business users don’t need to look any further than… Read more

Microsoft a Leader in x86 Server Virtualization

Gartner published the 2011 Magic Quadrant for x86 Server Virtualization Infrastructure, in which Microsoft is listed among the leaders, along with Citrix and VMware.  This outcome is interesting for a number of reasons, such as increased competition, more choice for customers, and growth in virtualization generally. But it also signals a shift in the conversation… Read more