May 12, 2014 Microsoft kicks off TechEd North America 2014

This morning in Houston, Microsoft kicked off its annual TechEd North America Conference, where more than 11,000 IT professionals and developers gathered to experience the company’s latest enterprise tech offerings. During the keynote, Brad Anderson, CVP, Cloud & Enterprise; Julia White, GM, Microsoft Office Division; and Brian Harry, CVP, Developer Division demonstrated onstage how new… 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

February 28, 2013 News Thursday: Microsoft Talks Big Data at O’Reilly Strata and more Server and Tools News…

by STB Blogger Microsoft Talks Big Data at O’Reilly Strata This morning, Microsoft Technical Fellow Dave Campbell took the stage at the annual O’Reilly Strata Conference in Santa Clara, CA, and discussed Microsoft’s commitment to and continued investment in big data. In addition, he highlighted how Halo 4 uses Microsoft’s big data tools to gain… Read more

Research Shows Cloud Computing Reduces Time and Money Spent Managing Security

by STB Blogger Security is often reported as one of the top concerns or barriers to cloud adoption for businesses. To help dispel this perception, today Microsoft released research that shows that small and medium sized businesses (SMB) are gaining significant IT security benefits from using the cloud. The study, which was commissioned by Microsoft… Read more

Microsoft STB Products Recognized as Industry Winners in 2010

Looking back at 2010, the Server and Tools Business yielded numerous product announcements throughout the year. As a result, several publications have identified Server and Tools products as industry winners in annual product awards. Check out the great accomplishments STB products earned in a handful of industry awards this year: Identity Lifecycle Manager took home… Read more

Microsoft announces release of Forefront TMG and UAG 2010

Today Microsoft announced the releases of two new solutions: Forefront Threat Management Gateway 2010 (TMG) and Forefront Unified Access Gateway 2010 (UAG).   Forefront TMG and UAG 2010, the latest progress in Microsoft’s Business Ready Security strategy, address two growing endpoint security challenges: TMG helps companies provide safe employee web browsing, in part through use… Read more

Converging on Microsoft: Essential Steps for Securing Hyper-V Podcast

Security in a virtual world is not an oxymoron – You don’t have to compromise security to get the benefits of virtualization.  Check out Mike Schutz, Director of Product Management for the Microsoft Windows Server Division, speaking to Converging on Microsoft’s Mitchell Ashley in a podcast interview on the essential steps for securing Hyper-V.   Other Resources:… Read more