November 14, 2013 News Thursday: Windows Azure and SQL Server Power "Smart Buildings" and More Cloud and Enterprise News…

by C&E Blogger Windows Azure and SQL Server helping the City of Seattle cut operating costs up to 25% The City of Seattle, the largest city in the Pacific Northwest and one of the fastest-growing cities in the country, recently implemented a “Smart Building” solution in a handful of large commercial buildings in the city’s… Read more

Microsoft Named a Leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant and more Cloud and Enterprise News…

by C&E Blogger Microsoft named a Leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Operational Database Management Systems Gartner* has positioned Microsoft in the Leaders Quadrant in their new Magic Quadrant for Operational Database Management Systems, based on its completeness of vision and ability to execute in the operational DBMS market. Gartner mentions some important trends in… Read more

November 15, 2012 News Thursday: VMware calculator reveals VMware costs more than Microsoft and more Server and Tools news…

by STB Blogger VMware (Finally) Admits that its Costs are Higher than Microsoft’s A blog post by Microsoft general manager Amy Barzdukas discusses how the VMware cost per application calculator reveals what our customers and partners have been telling us all along – VMware vSphere 5.1 costs more than Windows Server 2012 and System Center… Read more