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Microsoft Releases SQL Server 2012 to Help Customers Manage "Any Data, Any Size, Anywhere"

Microsoft's next-generation data platform releases to manufacturing today. REDMOND, Wash. - Microsoft Corp. today announced that the latest version of the world's most widely deployed data platform, Microsoft SQL Server 2012, has released to manufacturing. SQL Server 2012 helps address the challenges of increasing data volumes by rapidly turning data into actionable business insights. Expanding...

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Retail Software helps optimize customer experience.

Intended for midsize and enterprise retailers, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 for Retail features multichannel capabilities, which enable customers to buy, pick up, return, or replace items on their terms. Support for social and mobile commerce means retailers can offer promotions, discounts, or coupons targeted to marketplaces or social networks. With merchandising functionality, unlimited...

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Microsoft and Nissan Establish Strategic Relationship for Next-Generation Dealer Management System

New solution based on Microsoft Dynamics CRM to support Nissan's relationships with its customers and partners. REDMOND, Wash., and YOKOHAMA, Japan - Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq: MSFT) and Nissan Motor Co. Ltd. today announced a strategic relationship to collaborate and create a next-generation dealer management system based on Microsoft Dynamics CRM. Using the powerful foundation of Microsoft...

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Eye on Earth Enables Cloud-Based Environmental Data Sharing

DURBAN, South Africa - The European Environment Agency, Esri and Microsoft launch new online community and application development platform The European Environment Agency (EEA), Esri and Microsoft Corp. today announced, at the 17th Conference of the Parties (COP17) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, the launch of the Eye on Earth network, an online community for...

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Next Generation of Microsoft Surface Available for Pre-Order in 23 Countries

Samsung SUR40 for Microsoft Surface embraced by businesses worldwide. REDMOND, Wash. - Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. and Microsoft Corp. announced today that the next generation of Microsoft Surface is now available for pre-order through Samsung resellers in 23 countries worldwide including the United States, via the Samsung Electronics website at http://www.samsunglfd.com/solution/sur40.do....

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Microsoft Expands Data Platform with SQL Server 2012, New Investments for Managing Any Data, Any Size, Anywhere

New technologies will give businesses a universal platform for data management, access and collaboration. REDMOND, Wash. - Kicking off PASS Summit 2011, Microsoft Corporate Vice President Ted Kummert addressed an audience of more than 5,000 technology professionals to discuss how Microsoft Corp. is evolving its data platform to respond to customer needs. Kummert described how SQL Server 2012,...

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Microsoft Announces New Database Consolidation Appliance, Enhances Cloud Offerings

Customers benefit from increased scale and simplified management in SQL Server 2012 and SQL Azure. REDMOND, Wash. - In today's PASS Summit 2011 keynote address, Quentin Clark, corporate vice president of Microsoft SQL Server Database Systems Group, underscored the company's commitment to cloud computing and announced new technologies that will help customers achieve greater flexibility and...

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Microsoft Drives ISO-XML Messaging Development Initiative with Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Citi, and SWIFT

Microsoft BizTalk Server enables Microsoft treasury to become the first nonfinancial institution to implement international financial messaging standard. TORONTO - Today at SIBOS 2011, Microsoft Corp. announced it recently became the first corporate treasury to implement Extensible Markup Language (XML) standard ISO 20022, camt.052 and camt.053 version two, the new international standard for cash...

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Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Microsoft Platform Powers Mission-Critical Operations in Financial Services

Financial services institutions improve the dependability, performance and flexibility of their mission-critical workloads with Microsoft platform. TORONTO - Today at SIBOS 2011, Microsoft Corp. announced that a growing number of financial services customers are benefiting from the significant gains in agility, operational efficiency and cost savings achieved by moving to the high-performance...

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Microsoft Reimagines Windows, Presents Windows 8 Developer Preview

BUILD Conference attendees and developers get first access to new operating system. LOS ANGELES - Today at its developer-focused BUILD conference, Microsoft Corp. showcased a detailed preview of the next major release of Windows, code-named Windows 8." The company also detailed new tools for developers to help write applications for more than 1 billion people around the world who use Windows...

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