Official News from Microsoft’s Information Platform
TechEd North America is upon us today and we couldn’t be more thrilled. Microsoft continues to evolve and invest in the Information Platform and today during the TechEd Foundational Session, Microsoft SQL Server: The Data and BI Platform for Today and Tomorrow, Quentin Clark, Corporate Vice President spoke to the Microsoft Cloud-Ready Information Platform.
The data explosion is happening at every level across every imaginable device, application and individual. Meanwhile IT needs to balance the proliferation of applications, globalization, increasingly powerful commodity hardware, demand for accessible insights, and new form factors such as the cloud, appliances and mobile devices. And they have to do this with an uptime and level of compliance that is simply expected.
The next wave of SQL Server investments brings customers a Cloud-Ready Information Platform that will help them tackle the data explosion and evolve into the future through integrated private and public cloud offerings, optimized appliances, complete and scalable data warehouse offerings, scalable end-to-end business intelligence, and of course continued investments in the SQL Server database software.
So what does this mean? Well, it means you can start to break free from tradition and move the business forward with mission critical confidence, breakthrough insight and cloud on your terms.
What does cloud-ready mean for you?SQL Server Code Name “Denali” will help customers bridge applications and workloads from traditional servers to private cloud to public cloud. Customers can take advantage of private and public clouds by scaling on demand with flexible deployment options, a common set of developer tools, and solutions to extend the reach of data across private and public cloud environments. SQL Server Code Name “Denali” will deliver key features that help customers move to the cloud when they are ready and without the need to rewrite or retool investments.
Get ready for the evolutionThe next SQL Server Code Name “Denali” CTP is coming this summer! Sign up today for the notification and be among the first to test the exciting new features and functionality.