Announcing the New Cloud OS Network

by C&E Blogger Today, Microsoft announced the Cloud OS Network, a worldwide consortium of more than 25 cloud service providers delivering services built on the Microsoft Cloud Platform: Windows Server with Hyper-V, System Center and the Windows Azure Pack. With this announcement, organizations have even more choice in deploying hybrid solutions – either in their… Read more

Microsoft Named a Leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant and more Cloud and Enterprise News…

by C&E Blogger Microsoft named a Leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Operational Database Management Systems Gartner* has positioned Microsoft in the Leaders Quadrant in their new Magic Quadrant for Operational Database Management Systems, based on its completeness of vision and ability to execute in the operational DBMS market. Gartner mentions some important trends in… Read more

Microsoft’s Technologies Mean Business, From Client to Cloud

by STB Blogger This morning at TechEd North America in New Orleans, Microsoft Server and Tools (STB) Corporate Vice President Brad Anderson delivered the opening keynote, demonstrating how Microsoft’s new portfolio of solutions will help businesses thrive in the era of cloud computing and connected devices. The keynote featured enterprise customers such as Aston Martin… Read more

NetApp and Microsoft Deliver on the Cloud Promise

by STB Blogger As we enter 2013, the cloud is at the forefront of every organization, and IT departments want to understand the true value a Private Cloud brings to their company and the requirements to architect the right solution. In the “Delivering on the Cloud Promise” live webcast, hosted by Windows Technical Specialist, John… Read more

Beta Release: Bringing Windows Azure Services to Windows Server for Hosting Service Providers

Today, Microsoft announced the beta release of new technologies that allow hosting service providers to deliver turnkey cloud services to customers, including high-scale websites and virtual machine hosting with an extensible self-service portal experience.  These technologies run on Windows Server 2012 and System Center 2012, and are consistent with services found in Windows Azure. This… Read more

System Center 2012 SP1 beta released for datacenter and client management

by STB Blogger Microsoft is pleased to announce the beta of System Center 2012 Service Pack 1 (SP1), which offers integrated solutions for datacenter, cloud and client management.  The SP1 is now available for download and evaluation on the Microsoft Download Center.   For datacenter and cloud management, SP1 enables all System Center components to run… Read more

WPC 2012 – New Ways Partners Can Benefit in the Era of the Cloud OS

Satya Nadella, president of the Server and Tools Division (STB) at Microsoft, took the stage this morning on Day 2 of the Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) in Toronto, Canada.  Speaking to more than 16,000 attendees, he discussed new ways that partners can benefit in the era of the cloud OS, which Takeshi Numoto, corporate vice… Read more

Microsoft Leads the Way to the Era of the Cloud OS!

by STB Blogger This morning at TechEd North America in Orlando, Microsoft Server and Tools president Satya Nadella took the stage to deliver the opening keynote.  Nadella highlighted how customers can leverage Microsoft’s comprehensive cloud solutions to transform their datacenters and modernize their applications in the era of the cloud OS for infrastructure.  Nadella also… Read more

May 24, 2011 News Thursday: SUSE Manager Management Pack for System Center, Sage Launches on Windows Azure, and more Server and Tools News…

by STB Blogger SUSE Announces SUSE Manager Management Pack for System Center At the Open Source Business Conference this week, during a keynote from Microsoft Open Solutions Group, Sandy Gupta, Microsoft, introduced the SUSE announcement of the delivery of a beta version of the SUSE Manager Management Pack for System Center.  This management pack connects… Read more

TechNet Radio Presents: Windows Server “8” and System Center 2012 Roundtable with Paul Venezia

by STB Blogger About This VideoIn this Reviewers workshop we’re talking about the latest features found in Windows Server 8 and System Center 2012 and Paul Venezia from InfoWorld is here to offer his insights into how IT Pros and organizations are utilizing virtualization and cloud services in their IT environment. Click here to Download… Read more