Today during the keynote address at the High Performance Computing Financial Markets Conference, Microsoft announced the immediate availability of Windows HPC Server 2008 R2. Providing a comprehensive and integrated high-performance computing solution at a low cost of ownership, this server offers new capabilities for powerful analysis and is ready for the toughest technical computing workloads in business, academia and government.

·         More information about today’s news is available here and on the official Microsoft blog.

·         Customers interested in evaluating Windows HPC Server 2008 R2 can visit

·         Information about Microsoft’s Technical Computing initiative can be found at