Microsoft vs. VMware – You Vote for the Winner!

In a head-to-head challenge not seen since the original Rocky, Microsoft takes on VMware in NetworkWorld’s latest installment of its popular TechDebate series.   In Microsoft’s corner, David Greschler discusses how customers and Microsoft increasingly view virtualization as a stepping stone to cloud computing rather than an end destination, and how the Microsoft platform enables… Read more

Microsoft Releases SMB and Hosted IT Index 2010 Research

Microsoft today released its global Small and Midsize Business (SMB) IT and Hosted IT Index 2010, which surveyed 3,193 small and midsize businesses in 15 countries to investigate how they use technology especially during the recession.   Overall, the survey results showed greater awareness of the benefits of IT among SMBs and a high reliance… Read more

IT Pro survey illustrates that Microsoft provides a path to success for consultants and solution providers.

Microsoft recently conducted an online survey of 2000 IT professionals about if, how and why they use solution providers (IT consultants, resellers, system integrators and hosted service providers.)  The results verify what Microsoft’s been hearing from partners and customers:  IT departments want strategic solution providers that truly help drive business results – what we often refer to… Read more