Here you will find a quick synopsis of all news from Microsoft’s Cloud & Enterprise organization as it is released with links to additional information.
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Microsoft unveiled a number of updates for Windows Azure over the last week, including general availability of Windows Server 2012 R2 in the Windows Azure image gallery and the release of Windows Azure SDK 2.2.
Today, Microsoft CVP Quentin Clark delivered the keynote to the Professional Association for SQL Server (PASS) Summit 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina where he announced the availability of SQL Server 2014 CTP2, a near feature complete release which can be downloaded here. He also discussed how Microsoft is helping customers push the boundaries of their business by delivering a data platform that can tackle all types of data and accelerate time to insight by enabling infrastructure to run at the speed of business. This approach is further detailed in a Data Platform Insider Blog, authored by Clark.
This week, Microsoft unveiled a wave of new enterprise products and services to help companies seize the opportunities of cloud computing and several Microsoft partners announced their support.
Today, Microsoft announced enterprise products and services to help companies overcome today’s top IT challenges and seize the opportunities of cloud computing. More information can be found in today’s press release.
In addition, Satya Nadella, head of Microsoft’s Cloud and Enterprise division, talks more about what it takes to be the leading cloud provider in a blog post.
Last week SUSE announced the general availability of SUSE Cloud 2.0, an enterprise-ready OpenStack distribution for building private clouds. This release includes full support for Microsoft Hyper-V, helping customers set up mixed hypervisor private clouds that can be rapidly deployed and easily managed.