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July, 2010

  • WPC: GCommerce creates cloud-based inventory system using Microsoft SQL Azure to transform the special order process

    In D.C. this week at WPC, listen to Steve Smith of GCommerce talk about growing market momentum for its Virtual Inventory Cloud (VIC) solution. Built on the Windows Azure platform, VIC enables hundreds of commercial wholesalers and retailers to improve...
  • Microsoft Releases WebMatrix Beta, part of the Microsoft Web Platform

    Today, Microsoft reinforced its investment in the Microsoft Web Platform by releasing a beta version of WebMatrix , a free tool for building, customizing and deploying websites in one common, straightforward experience. The Microsoft Web Platform,...
  • Server and Tools Business makes as splash at Microsoft's 2010 Worldwide Partner Conference

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    <p>Today kicked off the first day of Microsoft&rsquo;s 2010 Worldwide Partner Conference in Washington D.C.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p>
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    <p>Top on the agenda is cloud computing. Cloud computing is creating a transformative change and opportunity for customers and partners, enabling what is called <i>IT-as-a -Service</i>.</p>
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    <p>Microsoft is working with its partners to lead the way for customers to capitalize on IT-as-a-Service with a comprehensive offering of services, both our <i>services</i> platform, the Windows Azure platform, and with our <i>server</i> platform, including Windows Server. Robert Wahbe, corporate vice president of the Server and Tools Business shares a little more perspective on what IT-as-a-Service means for the company, for customers and for partners on the <a href="/b/microsoft_blog/archive/2010/07/12/realizing-the-promise-of-cloud-with-microsoft.aspx">Microsoft Blog</a>.</p>

  • BEDIN Shop Systems Delivers ‘Connected Retail’ Solutions Up in the Cloud

    Bedin Shop Systems , a provider of POS and In-Store Management systems designed for the cloud, announced version 2.0 of aKite , its cloud-based software services suite built for retail stores on the Windows Azure platform. The solution provides capabilities...
  • Enterprise Partner Momentum Continues at WPC

    Susan Hauser highlights a handful of partner announcements at WPC showcasing Microsoft cloud momentum in the oil & gas, B2B e-commerce and financial services industries. These announcements include: SunGard announced it can now deliver a...
  • 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...
  • Susan Hauser talks Enterprise Partner Group Momentum at WPC

    At WPC this week, Microsoft's industry partners are clearly demonstrating Windows Azure-based cloud computing momentum in the partner ecosystem in a number of major industries worldwide, including automotive, oil & gas, B2B e-commerce, retail and...
  • 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...
  • Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010 public beta announced

    Today Microsoft announced the eagerly anticipated Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010 (FEP) public beta to customers. The successor of Forefront Client Security, FEP 2010 is built on System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) 2007 R2, allowing customers...
  • Build a foundation for a Private Cloud with Microsoft System Center

    Today, at the Worldwide Partner Conference, Microsoft announced the release of System Center Virtual Machine Manager Self-Service Portal 2.0. By allowing companies to build the foundation for an on-premise cloud infrastructure, the portal enables users...