Hybrid Cloud Blog

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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Manage your Linux and Windows Servers with Microsoft Operations Management Suite

This post was authored by the Enterprise Cloud Management Team. On the season premiere of Microsoft Mechanics, we showcase unified management across Linux and Windows Servers in hybrid cloud environments. This includes a hands-on look at how to deliver Azure management services on-demand with Microsoft Operations Management Suite (OMS), by Principal Program Manager Eamon O’Reilly....

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Managing the software-defined datacenter with System Center 2016

This post was authored by Bala Rajagopalan, Principal Group Program Manager, System Center. Today, we’re excited to announce the general availability of System Center 2016. System Center 2016 makes it easy for you to deploy, configure and manage your virtualized, software-defined datacenter and hybrid cloud infrastructure. The latest release of System Center offers an array...

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Another big step in Hybrid Cloud – Windows Server 2016 general availability

This post was authored by Mark Jewett, Senior Director Product Marketing, Cloud Platform. We are pleased to announce today marks the general availability (GA) of Windows Server 2016 and System Center 2016. Customers can now broadly acquire the server operating system that accelerates innovation and security of both traditional and cloud-native applications. As a cloud-ready...

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New ideas, new solutions, new technical preview of Azure Stack

We’re pleased to announce the next step in delivering the power of Azure in your datacenters: Azure Stack Technical Preview 2! Since we released the first Technical Preview, we’ve been blown away by the conversations with customers about the solutions they want to build and the problems they want to solve with Azure Stack. They see...

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Announcing the launch of Windows Server 2016

This post authored by Erin Chapple, General Manager, Windows Server. I’m incredibly excited that this morning at our Ignite conference in Atlanta we launched the newest release of our server operating system – Windows Server 2016! Now that we’re ready to share it with the world, I want to take a moment to thank our...

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