October 3, 2013 Microsoft News Thursday: SUSE Cloud 2.0 with Support for Microsoft Hyper-V Now Available and more Server and Tools News…

by STB Blogger Last week SUSE announced the general availability of SUSE Cloud 2.0, an enterprise-ready OpenStack distribution for building private clouds. This release includes full support for Microsoft Hyper-V, helping customers set up mixed hypervisor private clouds that can be rapidly deployed and easily managed. “Heterogeneous infrastructure is an enterprise IT fact of life,… Read more

August 11, 2011 News Thursday: Microsoft & Intuit Partnership, SQL Server Code Name “Denali” CTP3 Product Guide, and more Server and Tools news!

by STB Blogger   Intuit and Microsoft Expand Partnership with Latest Windows Azure SDK for Intuit Partner Platform Yesterday, Intuit announced that the company is increasing its investment to more tightly integrate the Intuit Partner Platform with Windows Azure. This will provide developers and channel partners the tools to deliver solutions that reach the millions… Read more

Windows 7 & Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 RTMs today!

Today, Microsoft released Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 (SP1) to manufacturing and announced that it will be available to customers on February 22, 2011. Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 enables sophisticated desktop virtualization capabilities that build on the comprehensive virtualization functionality already included in the Windows Server operating system. Specifically… Read more

Server and Tools Business makes as splash at Microsoft’s 2010 Worldwide Partner Conference

Today kicked off the first day of Microsoft’s 2010 Worldwide Partner Conference in Washington D.C.    Top on the agenda is cloud computing. Cloud computing is creating a transformative change and opportunity for customers and partners, enabling what is called IT-as-a -Service. Microsoft is working with its partners to lead the way for customers to… Read more

Microsoft Announces Exchange Server 2010 Availability and Wave of Innovations at Tech•Ed Europe 2009

Today at the Microsoft Tech•Ed Europe 2009 conference in Germany, Microsoft Business Division President Stephen Elop announced that Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 is now available worldwide to help businesses reduce costs, protect communications and delight e-mail users. Along with Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2, Exchange Server 2010 is part of a generation of… Read more

New Efficiency Launch Event

Today Microsoft is hosting a customer event for commercial customers in San Francisco. The morning will consist of a panel of customers deploying Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2 and Exchange Server 2010, a presentation by Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, and an open pavilion for commercial partners.   You will be able to watch the… Read more

Microsoft announces latest Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 customer value findings; features to come in MDOP 2009 R2 late October

As part of its efforts to help customers evaluate their existing IT infrastructures and begin readying themselves for deployment of Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2, Microsoft announced today that it will be releasing the Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack (MDOP) 2009 R2 in late October, as well as detailed the features that will be… Read more

Windows Server 2008 R2 at CES

In conjunction with the 2009 International Consumer Electronics Show, (CES), Microsoft today released the public beta of Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2.   Windows Server 2008 R2 is an update release and the next version of the Windows Server operating system. The major technology investment areas for WS08 R2 are virtualization, web and… Read more