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Microsoft to deliver next versions of SQL Server, System Center in 2012
Microsoft is aiming to launch two of its key enterprise server families of products -- the next version of SQL Server and the next versions of its System Center family of systems management wares -- in 2012, a top company official said today.
Sun plots its data-center attack
Sun is set to unveil the latest versions of its Sun Cluster and Sun Management software, sources close to the company confirmed.These two components are expected to be part of Sun's "Service Management" message during Tuesday's event, which will take place at Sun's Santa Clara, Calif.
New hires, datacenter investments evident in Microsoft earnings
There are lots of meaty bits buried in the Microsoft Q4 2007 and year-end fiscal 2007 balance sheets -- including the cost of rapidly growing headcount across various divisions, as well as the huge expense Microsoft is incurring to build out its datacenters to support its Live strategy.
Microsoft drops more new codenames, including another 'Mojave'
Microsoft used this week's Professional Developers Conference to flesh out a bunch of codenames that had been circulating for the past several months -- everything from "Red Dog," to "Geneva," to "Zurich." At the Los Angeles confab, the company also introduced a few brand-new codenames.