Announcing PDC 2009! – Nov. 17th-20th.

In case you weren’t able to attend this year’s fabulous PDC.  Yesterday, they announced next year’s dates.  You may now mark your calendars for this exciting event well in advance and plan to attend next year.  It will surely be filled with fabulous presentations, announcements, opportunities to learn, to grow your business, to make great connections…

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Cloud Computing – Windows Azure Services Platform

On October 27th October at the Microsoft Professional Developers Conference, Microsoft officially announced ‘Windows Azure Services Platform’ the next phase in the Microsoft vision for Software + Services and Cloud Computing.  Read the official press announcement for the official story. Windows® Azure is a cloud services operating system that serves as the development, service hosting…

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Good blogs for PDC2008 happenings this week!

Here are a few blogs that we wanted to share about what is happening this week at PDC. http://blogs.msdn.com/mattbremer/ http://blogs.msdn.com/croman/  http://blogs.msdn.com/expressate   (Spanish language) http://geeks.netindonesia.net/blogs/risman/ http://blogs.msdn.com/jimoneil/archive/2008/10/27/welcome-windows-azure-pdc-day-1-keynote-recap.aspx Also, here’s a twitter address: www.twitter.com/dFate Here’s a 3rd party site with some great tidbits as well:  http://www.theregion.com/ Here’s the main PDC site for an overview of schedule, etc.  PDC2008…

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Article from Harvard Business Review

We recently noticed this article and think its great information to consider in these economic times.  It also serves to kick off an upcoming short series of posts we’re planning on creative business strategies in tough economic times.  Here, in the Harvard Business Review, Navi Radjou shares how Microsoft & Marico are working with the…

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Second Shot Now Offers Two Incentives to Get Certified!

Today, Second Shot provides the benefit of a free retake if you fail a Microsoft Certification exam. From October 15 – December 31, 2008, you will also be rewarded for passing the exam! If you pass, you can now use the Second Shot offer to enjoy 25% off a different exam! The Offer – 3-easy…

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We Think You Should Know Per Werngren

Per is the past president of the International Association of Microsoft Certified Partners, otherwise known as the IAMCP.  Per has a multitude of insights and knowledge around partners working with Microsoft and recently we discovered he launched an informative blog, appropriately entitled, Per on IT.  Per regularly attends most Microsoft conferences and shares his insights…

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Get Hands-on With Virtualization—on Us

We just learned about the US Virtualization Roadshow and thought this information would be valuable to our ISV Community.  Take a look below to see if any of the upcoming events are in your area. Attend the event that lets you touch, talk about, and experience Microsoft® virtualization solutions. Hear from Microsoft virtualization experts on…

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Microsoft and Teradata Collaboration at Teradata Partners User Conference

Microsoft and Teradata will be collaborating at the Teradata Partners User Conference in Las Vegas October 13 – 16 During this event, we will provide several opportunities to learn the latest about the partnership: Workshop – OLAP and BI Analytics with Teradata (10/12, 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM, Mandalay Bay L) Lunch n’ Learn –…

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