Microsoft heads to VMworld 2010; kicks things off with TweetUp party

VMworld 2010 kicks off tomorrow and the Microsoft Virtualization Team is headed to San Francisco to take part.   If you’re able to join us at VMworld, please feel free to stop by booth #1431 and say hi. Blink and you’ll miss us, though, so we’re making up for it with a good party tonight… Read more

Day 2 of STB at the 2010 Worldwide Partner Conference

Today begins Day 2 of Microsoft’s 2010 Worldwide Partner Conference.   You might have heard Bob Muglia, president of the Server and Tools Business, talk about the cloud in his keynote yesterday. He explained the Windows Azure platform appliance as a new way for customers and partners to run cloud technology in their datacenters and… 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 introduces Cloud Guide for IT Leaders

Today, Microsoft launched its Cloud Guide for IT Leaders, an online digital resource for information technology and business leaders interested in cloud computing.   Wondering how the roles of IT staffers will change with cloud computing? Curious why organizations have left Google Apps? The Cloud Guide for IT Leaders provides access to a steady stream… Read more

PDC 2009: Microsoft Cloud Services Vision Becomes Reality with Launch of Windows Azure Platform

Microsoft today announced the availability of the Windows Azure platform at the Professional Developers Conference.  In his opening keynote, Ray Ozzie, Microsoft’s Chief Software Architect, described Windows Azure and SQL Azure as core elements of the company’s cloud services strategy.  The company also announced a set of new Windows Azure features, Windows Server capabilities, and… Read more

MMS Day 2: Microsoft Showcases the Today and Tomorrow of Datacenter, Client and Cloud Management

This week at the 10th annual Microsoft Management Summit 2009, Microsoft Corp. showcased solutions for managing the complexity of today’s diverse IT environments, which include highly virtualized systems, a mix of software and online services, cloud-based computing, and an explosion of mobile devices. As part of the conference keynote addresses, Microsoft executives announced and demonstrated… Read more

News from Day 1 of the Microsoft Management Summit

Today at Day 1 of the Microsoft Management Summit, Bob Kelly, corporate vice president, outlined in his keynote how Microsoft would enable customers to get real value from cloud environments through many technologies they already have and are familiar with today, while building the cloud enabled applications of tomorrow.  This value will be delivered across… Read more

Microsoft comments on VMware vSphere announcement

Today, David Greschler, director of Microsoft virtualization and management, commented on the announcement by VMware of their new “Cloud OS,” called vSphere.  Greschler outlined Microsoft’s streamlined approach to virtualization – in which virtualization is included as a component of the operating system, as opposed to an additional layer – and how it enables a dynamic… Read more