Don Vilen, Scalability Experts, Selected to Participate at Gartner 26th Annual Data Center Conference with Microsoft

Scalability Experts was selected by Microsoft to participate in Microsoft's presence at the 26th Annual Gartner Data Center Conference Nov 27-30 at the MGM Grand, Las Vegas to help communicate with enterprise customers regarding the upcoming Windows Server 2008™ and SQL Server 2008™ product releases.

Dallas, TX, November 30, 2007 --( Don Vilen, Principal Architect at Scalability Experts, was selected by Microsoft to participate in Microsoft's presence at the 26th Annual Gartner Data Center Conference Nov 27-30 at MGM Grand, Las Vegas. This annual Gartner event targets Chief Technology Officers (CTO) and enterprise IT professionals. The event focuses on information technology topics including storage, scalability, business continuity, operations, consolidation, virtualization, etc. With Microsoft's upcoming release of Windows Server 2008™ and SQL Server 2008™ (Katmai), Microsoft will be evangelizing solutions and features in the upcoming release of these two enterprise server products.

"Both Microsoft and their partners are very busy in Redmond and around the world to ensure that SQL Server 2008™ exceeds expectations in the enterprise data center. I'm eager to meet with decision makers of Gartner’s enterprise customers to talk about this product and better understand their concerns and related business and technology drivers," commented Don Vilen, Principal Architect at Scalability Experts currently engaged on SQL Server 2008™ work in Redmond.

Scalability Experts has a long history of engaging with some of the largest and most mission critical implementations of Microsoft SQL Server™ in the world. They were selected earlier this year by Microsoft to conduct research and development related to application compatibility of the upcoming release of the company's newest release of its database product--SQL Server 2008™.

"The upcoming launch of Microsoft's Windows Server 2008™ and SQL Server 2008™ make this an exciting time in the enterprise IT space. We are excited to have been selected by Microsoft to assist representing their enterprise IT message at the Gartner event," said, Raj Gill, Chief Technology Officer and Co-Founder of Scalability Experts.

Microsoft will be presenting during select sessions and hosting information booths and demo stations in the exhibition hall of the conference. In addition, Microsoft will be giving an evaluation copy of SQL Server 2008™ and Windows Server 2008™ to every attendee of the conference.

Scalability Experts is a consulting, training, and software development company focused solely on Microsoft SQL Server™. A Microsoft® Gold Certified Partner, Scalability Experts is recognized in the industry as a world leading practitioner in advanced SQL Server™ technologies and has received Microsoft's Global Excellence Award for Advanced Infrastructure, Data Management for two consecutive terms. Scalability Experts manages the SQL Server 2008 Application Compatibility Blog.

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