Hybrid Cloud Blog

Consistency is the cure for Hybrid Cloud complexity

This post was authored by Julia White, Corporate Vice President, Microsoft Cloud Platform. Odds are you’ve got a hybrid cloud strategy and have already started implementing this approach. That’s just one of the findings in our brand-new 2017 State of Hybrid Cloud research study that digs deeper into the numbers behind hybrid cloud adoption. It...

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Building applications with Azure and Azure Stack

This post was authored by the Azure Stack Team. Building and deploying a hybrid cloud platform for your applications will make it easier for you and your business to build new applications that will add to the business’s topline. We continue to make progress on bringing Azure Stack to market and announced the third Technical...

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Now Available! Windows Server Premium Assurance and SQL Server Premium Assurance

This post was authored by the Windows Server and SQL Server Product Teams. Today we are announcing the availability of Windows Server Premium Assurance and SQL Server Premium Assurance. With Windows Server Premium Assurance and SQL Server Premium Assurance, you receive critical and important security updates and bulletins for an additional six years after the...

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Azure Stack updates – TP3 availability and pay-as-you-use business model

This post was authored by the Azure Stack Team. Today we were excited to announce the third Technical Preview of Azure Stack – the final preview before general availability in mid-calendar year 2017. Azure Stack is the vessel that brings the agility and fast-paced innovation of cloud computing to on-premises environments. We think of Azure...

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Microsoft Azure Stack ecosystem expands with the introduction of Cisco integrated system

This post was authored by the Microsoft Azure Stack team. We shared our goal of expanding the Azure Stack ecosystem to offer you more choice and flexibility of hardware options for your IT landscape. Today, Cisco announced a jointly engineered Cisco Integrated System for Microsoft Azure Stack. With this announcement, we are taking one more...

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Managing StorSimple virtual arrays in the new Azure portal

This post was authored by Manu Aery, Senior Product Marketing Manager, ECG We’re happy to announce that the management of the StorSimple Virtual Device Series is now available in the new Azure portal. You can use the StorSimple extension in the new portal to create Azure Resource Manager based StorSimple managers to manage your virtual...

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Introducing Windows Server Premium Assurance and SQL Server Premium Assurance

New offerings and Software Assurance essential to your ongoing digital transformation This post was authored by Mark Jewett, Senior Director of Cloud Platform Marketing, and Tiffany Wissner, Senior Director of Data Platform Marketing. IT today is in a fundamental state of change, spanning between enabling digital transformation to make their company more competitive, while also...

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Announcing Microsoft BizTalk Server 2016 general availability

Today, we are announcing the general availability of BizTalk Server 2016. With this release, customers would benefit from new hybrid application integration capabilities that help them seamlessly connect on-premises and cloud-based applications. This release highlights Microsoft’s commitment to creating a comprehensive hybrid integration platform that offers flexibility for our customers to integrate applications, data, and...

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Introducing Service Map for dependency-aware monitoring, troubleshooting and workload migrations

This post was authored by Nick Burling, Principal Program Manager on the Enterprise Cloud Management Team. Managing modern business services requires visibility across the complex interdependencies of your critical applications and supporting infrastructure. Yet IT operations teams currently struggle to manage the complexity of discovering and troubleshooting the interconnected services their businesses depend on. Today,...

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