If you are planning to attend the Microsoft World Partner Conference next week in Los Angeles, we want to highlight some of the keynotes and sessions to attend to learn how SQL Server and Microsoft Business Intelligence can help you grow your business.

Two key sessions to attend:

Session Title
Exploring Opportunities with the Cloud-Ready Information Platform and SQL Server Code Name “Denali”
(1 hour)
Doug Leland, General Manager, Database Product Management
Understanding Microsoft Business Intelligence: Customer Momentum and Partner Opportunity
(1 hour)
Bob Baker, Director, Microsoft BI Partner Strategy
Bob Baker from the SQL Server Team talk about what he plans to present at WPC:

Two keynote presentations to attend:

SCVK Realizing Your Opportunity in the Cloud
Tuesday, July 12 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM, JW Diamond Ballroom, Salon 1-4
Session Type: Value Keynote

We are in the midst of one of the most exciting and transformative times in the technology industry as cloud computing takes hold. And, similar to other significant transitions, we are faced with new opportunities and new challenges – all of which offer a new way of thinking about how we do business together. In this keynote, Robert Wahbe, Corporate Vice President, Server & Tools Marketing Group, will share insights that Microsoft has learned through this transition and where he sees the biggest partnership opportunities that will help us lead in this transition to cloud…together.
This Value Keynote will run Tuesday, July 12th immediately after the morning keynotes. Can’t make it at noon? Join us for the repeat session at 1:30pm.

VIS03 Winning with the Cloud
Tuesday, July 12 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM, Staples Center
Session Type: Vision Keynote

You won’t want to miss the Vision Keynote on Tuesday July 12th, delivered by Satya Nadella, President, Server & Tools Division; he’ll discuss Microsoft’s Cloud strategy and demo some exciting features from SQL Server Code Name “Denali”! Denali is the next major release of SQL Server, launching in the first half of 2012; tell your partners and customers to register at Microsoft.com/Denali for notification of the next Community Technology Preview (CTP) which will be released this summer!

Come visit the SQL Server Team at the Microsoft Booth!

Be sure to drop by the Private Cloud & Server Platform Booth as the SQL Server Team will be in the Data Platform station featuring the following kiosks:

       Microsoft SQL Server – Code Name “Denali”

       Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2


       Build Your Own Demo Station

Last but least, we will be featuring an HP Appliance with demos positioned near our kiosk! We look forward to seeing you at WPC next week in Los Angeles!