Real World Windows Azure: Interview with Dom Alcocer, Marketing Manager at General Mills

by STB Blogger Microsoft’s MSDN team recently sat down with General Mills’ marketing manager, Dom Alcocer, to learn more about Gluten Freely. Gluten Freely is a General Mills cloud-based consumer business channel that was built on Windows Azure and showcases gluten-free products and related information. See the full interview below. MSDN:  Tell us about General… Read more

Target Running Hyper-V in All 1,755 Stores; Microsoft Management Summit 2011 Begins Today

Microsoft’s annual Management Summit kicks off today and approximately 4,000 attendees are arriving in Las Vegas for the event.     As the show begins, today Microsoft highlighted the experiences of retailer Target Corp. using Microsoft virtualization and management technologies.   Target, the second largest discount retailer in the U.S., has virtualized inventory, point-of-sale, supply-chain… Read more

Microsoft takes technical computing to the clouds at Supercomputing 2010!

Today Microsoft’s Technical Computing and eXtreme Computing groups kick off the company’s presence at Supercomputing 2010 in New Orleans. Technical computing, or supercomputing, harnesses massive computing power and enormous data for advanced modeling and simulation, which can be a valuable asset for researchers who are looking  to solve for big problems in diseases, climate change… Read more

PDC 2008- Microsoft Research Demonstrates Software-driven Technology Breakthroughs

On stage at Microsoft’s Professional Developers Conference 2008 today, Rick Rashid, senior vice president of Microsoft Research, showed developers how Microsoft is marshalling the power of software to help solve some of the toughest technological and societal challenges. Rashid highlighted initiatives spearheaded by the more than 800 researchers in Microsoft Research’s six global labs and… Read more