July 11, 2013 News Thursday: Team Y-Nots Wins Imagine Cup Windows Azure Challenge and more Server and Tools News…

by STB Blogger   Team Y-Nots Wins Windows Azure Challenge at Imagine Cup 2013Imagine using the cloud to connect to your contacts’ physical location by updating your status. That’s what the Imagine Cup-winning app, Zoik It! does. The India-based Team Y-Nots won the Imagine Cup 2013 in St. Petersburg, Russia, in the Windows Azure Challenge… Read more

Microsoft Empowers Partners with Enterprise Cloud Programs and Technologies at WPC

by STB Blogger This morning at the Worldwide Partner Conference in Houston, Microsoft Server and Tools (STB) President Satya Nadella delivered a keynote to more than 14,000 partners from around the world. In conjunction, STB announced new enterprise cloud programs and technologies to help partners help customers embrace cloud computing and big data. The news… 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

July 12th, 2012 News Thursday: Windows Server 2012 Essentials Beta Released, Partner News from WPC, and more Server and Tools News…

by STB Blogger Download the Beta Release of Windows Server 2012 Essentials Today!Last week, Microsoft disclosed the new Windows Server 2012 licensing model and outlined the future of Small Business Server. This week, Microsoft has made the Windows Server 2012 Essentials beta release available for download and evaluation. The successor to Windows Small Business Server,… 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 Updates the Microsoft Partner Network to Help Partners Embrace the Cloud

by STB Blogger Today Robert Wahbe, STB corporate vice president, posted to the Official Microsoft Blog, writing: “While the path to cloud computing might be different for each customer, the economics, agility and focus the cloud provides will eventually prove irresistible to customers. For our partners, the resulting economic opportunity to work with those customers… Read more

Microsoft Delivers New Cloud Tools and Solutions at the Worldwide Partner Conference

by STB Blogger Cloud computing is as big a transformation, and opportunity, as the technology industry has ever seen.  Partners and customers can look to Microsoft for the most comprehensive cloud strategy and offerings, in order to improve their business agility, focus and economics.  Today, at the Worldwide Partner Conference, Microsoft announced tools and solutions… Read more

Day 2 of STB at the 2010 Worldwide Partner Conference

Today begins Day 2 of Microsoft’s 2010 Worldwide Partner Conference.   You might have heard Bob Muglia, president of the Server and Tools Business, talk about the cloud in his keynote yesterday. He explained the Windows Azure platform appliance as a new way for customers and partners to run cloud technology in their datacenters 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

Microsoft’s 2010 Worldwide Partner Conference kicks off next week!

Starting Monday, Microsoft’s 2010 Worldwide Partner Conference begins in Washington D.C. More than 9,300 partners and 3,600 Microsoft attendees will join together to discuss some of the top issues and opportunities facing the partner community, product innovations coming down the pipeline and best practices for the coming year.   For those of you unable to… Read more