News Thursday: MMS 2011 edition

This week’s edition of News Thursday provides news from the Microsoft Management Summit (MMS) 2011.  For information on additional MMS news from Tuesday and Wednesday, visit the Cloud Virtual Pressroom. Microsoft Releases Windows Embedded Device Manager 2011 Today Microsoft built on its comprehensive management portfolio by announcing the release of Windows Embedded Device Manager 2011,… Read more

Microsoft Management Summit 2011 Day 2: The Power of the Cloud at a PC Near You with Windows Intune

Microsoft’s Management Summit 2011 is in full swing and there have been some exciting happenings.   Today in his Day 2 keynote, Brad Anderson announced the general availability of Windows Intune, which helps businesses manage and secure PCs through the cloud, while providing upgrade rights to Windows 7 Enterprise.    He also announced availability of… Read more

Microsoft Management Summit 2011 Day 1: From Virtualization to Private Cloud With System Center 2012

Microsoft’s Management Summit 2011 begins in full force this morning at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas. During today’s keynote, corporate vice president Brad Anderson introduced the new System Center 2012 to enable enterprise IT organizations to which will enable IT managers to deliver private cloud services that empower business teams, provide greater insights into… 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

October 14th, 2010 News Thursday: System Center Configuration Manager R3 released, Wipro partners with Citrix and Microsoft… and more Server and Tools news.

Microsoft releases System Center Configuration Manager 2007 R3 Today Microsoft announced the release and availability of System Center Configuration Manager 2007 R3. Organizations of all sizes use System Center Configuration Manager for better insight and control of their servers, PCs and devices across physical, virtual and distributed environments. Now, R3 brings a complete set of… 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 Management Summit 2009 Begins Tomorrow – Watch the Keynotes Live

Tomorrow marks Day 1 of the Microsoft Management Summit in Las Vegas.  Can’t make it this year?  Along with other event information and content, keynotes will be available for live and on-demand viewing here:   As part of the conference keynotes, Microsoft executives will announce and demonstrate current and future solutions that help reduce… Read more

Microsoft Management Summit Day 2

Microsoft’s Management Summit is going strong in Las Vegas this week.  During Day 2, Microsoft announced details around the product roadmaps for specific tools within the Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack (MDOP) for Software Assurance. (View the Day 2 keynote webcast).  By announcing these updates, Microsoft customers can feel assured that Microsoft is committed to improving… Read more

Microsoft’s investment in Cross-Platform and Interoperability

Today at MMS 2008 in Las Vegas, Microsoft and its Senior Vice President of the Server and Tools Business, Bob Muglia outlined the next phase in the company’s strategy to enable dynamic IT organizations.  (Watch the Day 1 keynote webcast).  As part of this strategy, Muglia announced technology innovations that are designed to expand Microsoft’s… Read more