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December, 2009

  • Microsoft Acquires Opalis Software

    I am delighted to announce that Opalis Software -- the leader in IT process automation software -- is now a wholly-owned subsidiary of Microsoft. This acquisition will deliver great new functionality to the Microsoft System Center family. ...
  • Looking Back, Moving Forward: System Center and Virtualization

    Today, I wanted to take a look back at 2009. It is simply amazing when you look at where Microsoft® System Center and Microsoft Virtualization were at the beginning of the year and where we are today. When we started 2009, we were really still promoting...
  • Microsoft “gets” Small Business

    This week, a new report from Compass Intelligence ranked Microsoft as #1 among the top technology vendors that are effectively serving small businesses. Stephanie Mehta at CNN Money.com published an article this week that listed the top ten vendors, with...
  • The More Things Change…Well, You Know

    Looking back at 2009, the first thought that comes to mind is the old phrase, “The more things change, the more they remain the same.” Wondering where this quote came from, I decided to “ Bing ” it. Of course, the results led me to lots of websites with...
  • The Drive for Efficiency through 2009

    I just had a fantastic conversation with some analysts about Systems Management, and the increasing world of complexity on the client, and in the datacenter. I crossed back through campus on a rare sunny Redmond morning, and found one of the latest CIO...
  • What’s a CP-901 and how did I get here?

    Hello - my name is David Mills and I’m a Senior Product Manager on the Microsoft System Center marketing team. I’ve been with Microsoft for almost 10 years now and for the past four years, I’ve been involved in product planning and technical product management...
  • Looking Back (and Forward) – It all Seems to be About Unified Management

    December is a great time to look back at the year as a whole: Most things are winding down, so it is nice to appreciate what happened so far And yet, there are some projects that we are in the home stretch for. So with all of my travelling obligations...