Microsoft is planning to try again to deliver preconfigured racks of servers to enterprise users and partners in the hope of convincing them to start moving toward the cloud.
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Microsoft is looking at its appliance, cloud and big data products and services as its most likely to be added to its billion-dollar business club.
Microsoft is taking its new 'devices and services company' mission to heart on the enterprise side of the house, too. It just bought a storage-appliance vendor.
In a sign of Hyper-V's growing popularity, HP has brought out an appliance for Microsoft's hypervisor along with an appliance for Itanium-based Superdome applications
A year ago, Microsoft and HP announced a three-year, $250 million partnership to deliver jointly developed "application solutions" and hardware-software appliances. On January 19, 2011, the pair went public with plans for a handful of the turnkey products resulting from the deal.
Microsoft makes its entrance into the private cloud space with an appliance -- but keeps it under wraps.
Microsoft unveils Azure appliance with Dell, Fujitsu and HP
The company has launched a private cloud offering that will also be repackaged and resold with optional services from companies including Fujitsu, Dell and HP
Microsoft takes the IT appliance concept to a new level with the Azure private-cloud-in-a-container announcement.
Overnight, Microsoft announced the creation of an Azure appliance which HP, Dell and Fujitsu will sell and use to deliver Azure services to customers, both on premise and in company datacentres — a development that could lead to a much more local Azure.
Microsoft is taking an appliance approach to cloud computing with the announcement of a “cloud in a box” version of its Azure platform. At its Worldwide Partner Conference today, Microsoft described it as “the first turnkey cloud services platform for deployment in customer and service provider datacenters”.
What does the Windows Azure platform appliance program mean for Microsoft and its service provider partners?
Microsoft is making good on its promise to allow enterprise customers buy Windows Azure preconfigured in datacenter containers from selected partners.On Juy 12, the company took the wraps off the name for this offering -- Windows Azure Platform Appliance -- and said Dell, Fujitsu and Hewlett Packard were all -to sell this offering.
Frugal Friday: Barbecue! Apple 2009 iPod refresh, CodePlex Foundation, Microsoft Best Buy Shenanigans, Schooner Information Technology
Frugal Networker Ken Hess and I talk about the joys of Carolina and Texas Barbecue, the Fall 2009 Apple iPod launch event, the new Microsoft-created CodePlex Foundation, the recent exposure of Microsoft's Best Buy 2009 retail marketing plans for Windows 7 and speak with Dr. John Busch, Co-Founder of Schooner Information Technology, the memcached and MySQL acceleration appliance company.
On May 5, Microsoft announced the release to manufacturing of its latest storage-appliance code, which it is now rolling out to its partners for inclusion in upcoming products.
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Out of all other Google services, Google Apps is the product with the most potential to put a dent in Microsoft's earnings if it ever took off. As we've seen in the recent past, both companies will do almost anything to one-up the other -- and that should worry Microsoft.
This is a powerful system that enables server administrators to very quickly restore data that may have been lost due to viruses, user error or hardware failure.
Partnership with network optimisers Packeteer results in 'comprehensive' Windows-based package
The Illinois General Assembly Web site keyword search is now being powered by the Google Search Appliance, instead of by a Microsoft-based product.
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