February 20, 2014 News Thursday: EMC Announces New Solutions and Enablement Programs for Microsoft Cloud and More Cloud and Enterprise News

by C&E BloggerEMC Announces New Solutions and Enablement Programs for Microsoft Cloud Leading cloud computing, big data and IT solutions provider EMC announced its participation in the Microsoft Cloud OS Accelerate program.  This collaboration enables joint customers and partners to accelerate the deployment of Windows Server 2012 R2 with Hyper-V virtualization on an EMC infrastructure to improve… Read more

February 13, 2014 News Thursday: Dell Announces Hardware Support for Windows Server 2012 R2 Storage Spaces

by C&E BloggerWindows Server 2012 R2 Storage Spaces enables customers and service providers to take advantage of sophisticated virtualized storage in a much more cost effective way than traditional storage solutions. This week, Dell announced its support Windows Server Storage Spaces to deliver highly available, high-performance storage to important applications, including deployments based on Windows… Read more

January 23, 2014 News Thursday: NetApp and Cisco Attain Microsoft Private Cloud Fast Track Validation for FlexPod Architecture and More Cloud and Enterprise News…

by C&E BloggerNetApp and Cisco Attain Microsoft Private Cloud Fast Track Validation for FlexPod Architecture with Support for SMB 3.0; Microsoft Joins FlexPod Cooperative Support Model Microsoft Windows Server 2012 with Hyper-V and System Center 2012 were designed to enable customers to create and manage highly scalable, highly virtualized environments on premises, in the Windows… Read more

January 16, 2014 News Thursday: AzureDevs Awards Nonprofits and More Cloud and Enterprise News…

by C&E BloggerAzureDevs Awards $100,000 to Black Girls Code As part of its effort to change the world through code, AzureDevs announced at Build 2013 that it would award $100,000 in grants to technology education nonprofits selected by the community. Over the months, tens of thousands of votes came in, and yesterday AzureDevs announced Black… Read more

November 21, 2013 News Thursday: New Windows Azure Updates and More Cloud and Enterprise News…

by C&E Blogger Get the latest Windows Azure updates Continuing to deliver on its commitment to offering choice and cost savings as well as the best possible experience for developers, Microsoft announced another wave of updates for Windows Azure this morning. Updates include the general availability of Windows Azure Traffic Manager, Windows Azure BizTalk Services… Read more

October 24, 2013 Microsoft News Thursday: Microsoft Announces Windows Azure Updates

by C&E Blogger Microsoft announces Windows Azure updates Microsoft unveiled a number of updates for Windows Azure over the last week, including general availability of Windows Server 2012 R2 in the Windows Azure image gallery and the release of Windows Azure SDK 2.2. Additional news included a price reduction of up to 22 percent on memory-intensive… Read more

October 10, 2013 Microsoft News Thursday: Partners Announce Support for New Microsoft Enterprise Cloud Solutions

by C&E Blogger Partners Announce Support for New Microsoft Enterprise Cloud Solutions This week, Microsoft unveiled a wave of new enterprise products and services to help companies seize the opportunities of cloud computing and several Microsoft partners announced their support. Equinix announced a strategic relationship with Microsoft that enables cloud connectivity to Windows Azure in… Read more

Microsoft Advances Cloud for the Enterprise

by STB Blogger Today, Microsoft announced enterprise products and services to help companies overcome today’s top IT challenges and seize the opportunities of cloud computing. More information can be found in today’s press release.  In addition, Satya Nadella, head of Microsoft’s Cloud and Enterprise division, talks more about what it takes to be the leading… Read more

August 22, 2013 News Thursday: Windows Azure Receives Security Recognition and more Server and Tools News…

by STB Blogger Deloitte Recognizes Windows Azure Security, Availability and Confidentiality Trust Principles Microsoft announced that public auditor Deloitte issued a Service Organization Control (SOC) 2 Type 2 report for Windows Azure in security, availability and confidentiality trust principles and an assessment against the Cloud Security Alliance’s (CSA) Cloud Controls Matrix (CCM), a set of security… Read more

August 15, 2013 News Thursday: What’s New in R2 Blog Series and more Server and Tools News…

by STB Blogger   What’s New in R2 Blog Series: Hybrid IT As part of the ongoing series on “What’s New in R2,” Corporate Vice President Brad Anderson’s blog has been highlighting how Windows Server 2012 R2 and System Center 2012 R2 can simplify the challenges associated with configuring and operating a hybrid IT environment…. Read more