Here you will find a quick synopsis of all news from Microsoft’s Cloud Platform organization as it is released with links to additional information.
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Code Project announced that Microsoft Visual Studio Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) won the Team Collaboration Software Award at the Code Project 2011 Members Choice Awards. With approximately 40 categories, these awards were voted on by members of the Code Project, who were asked to rate their favorite development products and tools from across the industry.
What an exciting week at Tech Ed for Hyper-V Cloud Fast Track! It started with the announcement of NetApp and Cisco joining the program and bringing their solution to market immediately, joining our previous partners HP, Dell, IBM, Hitachi, Fujitsu and NEC. Yesterday Fujitsu announced that their Fast Track offering is available, which is based on their PRIMERGY BX900 blade server system and ETERNUS storage systems. To find out more information about work Microsoft has been doing with Hyper V Cloud Fast Track partners, see today’s blog post here http://blogs.technet.com/b/virtualization/
Earlier today, Microsoft and SAP announced plans to help .NET Framework developers more easily build applications connecting to SAP, as well as help customers harness the power of the cloud. This news was announced at SAPPHIRE® NOW, being held in Orlando, Florida, May 15-18, where Microsoft was also named SAP Global Technology Partner of the Year. For additional perspective and information about this news, check out today’s post on The Official Microsoft blog by Ted Kummert, senior vice president of the Business Platform Division.
This morning, Microsoft kicked off Tech•Ed North America with a keynote from corporate vice presidents Robert Wahbe and Jason Zander, which focused on the benefits its partners and customers are getting from Microsoft’s cloud and development platforms. Highlights from today’s announcements: