April 14, 2011 News Thursday: Developer Tools at MIX11, Media & Entertainment in the Cloud at NAB, and more Server and Tools News

  MIX2011 Showcases New and Updated Tools for Developers       This year at MIX2011 in Las Vegas, Scott Guthrie, corporate vice president of the .NET Developer Platform, announced several offerings designed to make Web development easier and more seamless for developers targeting the Web, cloud or phone:   ·        Windows Azure platform: Updates for the… Read more

Windows Small Business Server 2011 Standard Releases to Manufacturing

Today, Microsoft announced the release to manufacturing of Windows Small Business Server 2011 Standard edition and Windows Small Business Server 2011 Premium Add-on.  Starting in early January, you will find SBS 2011 Standard and Premium Add-On in volume licensing, and from mid-January you will be able to download a trial copy from our website. Designed… Read more

November 11, 2010 News Thursday: PASS Summit and Tech•Ed Europe Special Edition

Q&A: Muglia Discusses the Latest News for Server and Tools For a snapshot of Server and Tools news over the last few weeks, take a look at the Executive Q&A with Bob Muglia on Microsoft News Center.   PASS Summit 2010 PASS (Professional Association for SQL Server) Summit 2010 kicked off on Tuesday, November 9,… Read more

Announcing Windows Small Business Server 2011

Since we announced the availability of the beta version of Windows Small Business Server Code name “Aurora” and Windows Small Business Server “7”, both products have been downloaded more than 9000 times through bout our partner and customer community. Today as we move forward with these new releases, Microsoft is announcing the final names, pricing,… Read more

Windows SBS 7 Preview Available Today

Today Microsoft announced that the Windows Small Business Server (SBS) “7” public preview is now available for download.  Built on Windows Server 2008 R2, this edition of the solution suite will include Microsoft® Exchange Server 2010 SP1, Microsoft SharePoint® Foundation 2010, and Windows Software Update Services. The preview release is available on the connect site and… Read more

Server and Tools Business makes as splash at Microsoft’s 2010 Worldwide Partner Conference

Today kicked off the first day of Microsoft’s 2010 Worldwide Partner Conference in Washington D.C.    Top on the agenda is cloud computing. Cloud computing is creating a transformative change and opportunity for customers and partners, enabling what is called IT-as-a -Service. Microsoft is working with its partners to lead the way for customers to… Read more

Core Infrastructure at WPC 2009

Today begins Microsoft’s annual Worldwide Partner Conference in New Orleans, and there’s a lot of buzz around what partners can look forward to in the coming year.   Bob Kelly, corporate vice president of Infrastructure Server Marketing, will be giving updates on some of the upcoming innovations and partner opportunities coming out of Core Infrastructure… Read more

Upcoming Webcast: ‘One Server Does Not Fit All’

On April 14, at 9 a.m. PDT , Microsoft will kick off a webcast series on ‘How to Invest in the IT Infrastructure You Have While Preparing for Tomorrow.’ Part 1 is titled “One Server Does Not Fit All”. During part 1, Bill Laing, Microsoft CVP Windows Server Division, Al Gillen, program vice president, IDC,… Read more

Microsoft Announces General Availability of Windows Small Business Server 2008 and Windows Essential Business Server 2008

As part of Microsoft’s $6.5 billion annual investment in products, support programs and incentives for small and midsize businesses, the company today announced the general availability of Windows Small Business Server 2008 (SBS 2008) and Windows Essential Business Server 2008 (EBS 2008) as part of the launch of the Windows Essential Server Solutions (WESS) product… Read more

Microsoft to Launch Small Business Server 2008 and Essential Business Server 2008 Tomorrow via Live Webcast

You are invited to join Microsoft for the virtual launch of Windows Small Business Server 2008 and Windows Essential Business Server 2008. As small and midsize business owners are increasingly concerned about how to both survive and thrive in the current economy,  hear how Microsoft is putting enterprise-size dreams within reach. Microsoft executives will discuss… Read more