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July, 2008

  • Microsoft unveils RoboChamps winners, launches “Sumo” challenge

    Microsoft revealed today the winners of the first challenge of its simulated robotics competition, RoboChamps . Dave Sprague, a robotics enthusiast from the U.S., and Jackson Matsuura, a college professor from Brazil, won the first and second prizes of...
  • Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V is opening doors for hosting providers

    Today at HostingCon 2008 , the largest gathering of hosted services professionals in the world, Microsoft is featuring the latest tools and programs to further help partners to be successful in the world of software-plus-services. This includes the Microsoft...
  • Microsoft to Acquire DATAllegro

    Microsoft announced today at its Financial Analyst Meeting that it intends to acquire DATAllegro , a leading provider of data warehouse appliances. This acquisition will extend the capabilities of Microsoft SQL Server in the enterprise and make it even...
  • WPC news from Identity & Security

    Today at Microsoft’s Worldwide Partner Conference 2008, the Server Tools and Business group is unveiling increased investments in security and identity partner channels. To support channel partners of Microsoft’s recently merged Identity & Security...
  • WU-hoo: Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V is available via Windows Update.

    On the heels of Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V’s release last month, customers who have already deployed the x64 versions of Windows Server 2008 can receive Hyper-V from Windows Update beginning today. For new Windows Server 2008 customers, Hyper-V can be...
  • Launch Date for Essential Business Server and Small Business Server Announced

    Today Microsoft announced that the official launch date for Windows Small Business Server 2008 and Windows Essential Business Server 2008 will be November 12, 2008. In addition, pre-release versions (Release Candidate 1s) of Small Business Server 2008...
  • RTM of Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit 3.1 for Hyper-V

    Today Microsoft announced the release to manufacturing of the Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit 3.1 for Hyper-V. Hyper-V, the hypervisor-based virtualization feature included in select versions of Windows Server 2008, was released last week ....