64-Bit Windows Server System is live. You can read some of the history of the project on Clyde’s blog, and an overview for IT Pros from Professor Windows. Come and play with the new server hardware at the EEC, see how your apps will perform. On Demorie Crowe’s blog you can track upcoming 64-bit web/blogcasts, like these: http://www.microsoft.com/seminar/events/series/msdn64bitwin.mspx. Also look at Ward Ralston’s blog.

Executive Chat - Get Technical with Microsoft and Intel’s 64-bit Leaders - April 19, 2005, 2:00 P.M. Pacific Time Join Bob Muglia, Senior Vice President of Microsoft’s Windows Server Division and Abhi Talwalkar, Vice President & General Manager of Intel’s Digital Enterprise Group to discuss Microsoft and Intel’s industry standard platforms for 64-bit enterprise computing: Itanium (r) 2 Processor-based servers running Window Server 2003 to provide cost-efficient RISC replacement, and 64-bit Intel (r) Xeon (tm) Processor-based servers with the new Window Server 2003 x64 Editions that support the broadest range of applications. ADD TO CALENDAR

Executive Chat - Get Technical with Microsoft and AMD Execs - May 5, 2005, 10:00 A.M. Pacific Time.
Join Bob Muglia, Senior Vice President of the Windows Server Division of Microsoft and Fred Weber, Chief Technical Officer of AMD, to discuss the development and plans for enterprise-ready, high-availability systems for which the AMD Opteron processor based on AMD64 technology is optimized. ADD TO CALENDAR