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  • Blog Post: Microsoft at VMworld 2010: Observations from Day 1 and on to Day 2

    For those of you wondering how things are going for the Microsoft Virtualization team in San Francisco this week, Patrick O'Rourke shares his thoughts and observations on day 1 at VMworld 2010 on the Virtualization Team Blog: http://blogs.technet.com/b/virtualization/archive/2010/09/01/items-of-interest...
  • Blog Post: March 21, 2013 News Thursday: Microsoft Wins 17 CRN Channel Champion Awards and more Server and Tools News…

    by STB Blogger Microsoft Wins 17 CRN Channel Champion Awards Microsoft’s commitment to working with partners to deliver solutions that meet joint customers’ needs was acknowledged as CRN announced the winners of its annual Channel Champions survey. The survey included over 4,000...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft and Citrix Integration

    Today at VMworld 2007, Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq “MSFT”) and Citrix Systems Inc. (Nasdaq “CTXS”) announced that they have strengthened their longtime integration alliance in the desktop and application delivery market by standardizing on the Microsoft ® Virtual Hard Disk (VHD) format as a common runtime...
  • Blog Post: Newvem Analytics Available for Windows Azure

    by STB Blogger Today, Newvem launched their SaaS-based analytics service for Windows Azure, offering customers visibility into Windows Azure usage and consumption. With Newvem Analytics, Windows Azure customers can now add an additional layer of cost analysis and improve cloud operations to align...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Announces Premier Mission-Critical Support

    Today, Microsoft Services announced the global availability of Premier Mission Critical, a new add-on for Premier Support customers that delivers the highest level of responsiveness, service availability and support for Windows Server and SQL Server components of mission-critical solutions. Through...
  • Blog Post: OpenStack is now open for Microsoft’s Hyper-V

    Microsoft is partnering with Cloud.com and Rackspace to provide support of its virtualization platform, Hyper-V, to the OpenStack project. This allows customers and service providers to use Windows Server R2 2008 Hyper-V virtualized environments running a mix of Microsoft and non-Microsoft infrastructure...
  • Blog Post: June 27, 2013 News Thursday: Windows Azure Mobile Services and Windows Azure Web Sites Generally Available and more Server and Tools News…

    by STB Blogger Windows Azure Mobile Services and Windows Azure Web Sites Generally Available Today, on Day 2 of Build 2013 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, Satya Nadella, president, Server & Tools Business, took the stage to announce general availability of Windows Azure Mobile...
  • Blog Post: Application Appliances from Microsoft and HP save money and time, reduce IT complexity

    Today, HP and Microsoft Corp. announced application appliances that will help organizations optimize employee productivity and reduce IT complexity. By fusing applications, infrastructure and productivity tools into a single system, these new appliances deliver business services in a box and replace...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Streamlines Its Licensing Structure – Updates Announced at WPC

    In today’s economic environment, customers are looking for ways to compete in a global marketplace through combined strategic investments in IT innovation and careful cost management. Microsoft Volume Licensing policies and programs keep pace with customer needs and pave the way for new computing models...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft introduces Cloud Guide for IT Leaders

    Today, Microsoft launched its Cloud Guide for IT Leaders, an online digital resource for information technology and business leaders interested in cloud computing. Wondering how the roles of IT staffers will change with cloud computing? Curious why organizations have left Google Apps? The Cloud...
  • Blog Post: Beta Release: Bringing Windows Azure Services to Windows Server for Hosting Service Providers

    Today, Microsoft announced the beta release of new technologies that allow hosting service providers to deliver turnkey cloud services to customers, including high-scale websites and virtual machine hosting with an extensible self-service portal experience. These technologies run on Windows Server...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft and Dell Streamline Virtualization and Management

    Today, Microsoft and Dell are announcing a strategic partnership expansion to help customers more quickly deploy and manage virtualization technologies. This partnership will bring together the strong hypervisor technology of Hyper-V with integrated management solutions from Dell and Microsoft...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft and Novell Interoperability Lab Opening

    Microsoft and Novell announced the opening of the Microsoft and Novell Interoperability Lab in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The opening of the lab, led by Tom Hanrahan (Microsoft) and Suzanne Forsberg (Novell), delivers on a joint promise the two companies made last fall as part of their groundbreaking...
  • Blog Post: SMB Partners Convene and Share Experiences

    Starting tomorrow in Dallas the channel partners who work as IT pros for small and medium-sized businesses gather at the SMB Summit for training and knowledge sharing about Windows Home Server and the Windows Essential Server Solutions family, including Windows Small Business Server 2008 and Windows...
  • Blog Post: 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, product innovations coming down the pipeline...
  • Blog Post: Core Infrastructure at WPC 2009

    Today begins Microsoft’s annual Worldwide Partner Conference in New Orleans, and there’s a lot of buzz around what partners can look forward to in the coming year. Bob Kelly, corporate vice president of Infrastructure Server Marketing, will be giving updates on some of the upcoming innovations...
  • Blog Post: 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 as a new way for customers and partners to run...
  • Blog Post: Red Hat and Microsoft Expand Virtualization Interoperability Options

    Red Hat, the world’s leading provider of open source solutions, today announced that customers can now deploy fully supported virtualization environments that combine Microsoft Windows Server and Red Hat Enterprise Linux. In response to customer demand for interoperability in their IT environments, Red...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft and Citrix respond to VMware's opening keynote at VMworld 2010

  • Blog Post: Day 2 of VMworld Europe 2010: Microsoft and Citrix V-alliance

    Day 2 of VMworld Europe begins, with Microsoft's Patrick O'Rourke and Citrix's Klaus Oestermann sharing a video update from the show. Read more news from Copenhagen on the Virtualization Team Blog .
  • Blog Post: IDC Study: Microsoft security partner programs succeed in making partners more profitable

    IDC and Microsoft released, today, a study that shows that the Microsoft Partner Program is enabling security partners to be more successful compared to programs from other vendors. The study finds that partners participating in Microsoft’s SSA and SSC programs experience over one-third higher profit...
  • Blog Post: WPC 2012 - New Ways Partners Can Benefit in the Era of the Cloud OS

    Satya Nadella, president of the Server and Tools Division (STB) at Microsoft, took the stage this morning on Day 2 of the Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) in Toronto, Canada. Speaking to more than 16,000 attendees, he discussed new ways that partners can benefit in the era of the cloud OS, which Takeshi...
  • Blog Post: Server and Tools Business makes as splash at Microsoft's 2010 Worldwide Partner Conference

    Today kicked off the first day of Microsoft’s 2010 Worldwide Partner Conference in Washington D.C. Top on the agenda is cloud computing. Cloud computing is creating a transformative change and opportunity for customers and partners, enabling what is called IT-as-a -Service . Microsoft...