Hybrid Cloud Blog

Five keys to a more consistent, cost-effective enterprise cloud

IT professionals frequently tell us that their biggest challenge is getting more bang for the buck. Between maximizing development and operational capabilities with existing resources, maintaining or reducing costs, and preserving data security, making decisions about IT can feel like being stuck between a rock and a couple of hard places. Although more organizations are...

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Millennials are blazing a trail to hybrid cloud

Innovate. Automate. Make it smart. Get to market fast. It’s an exciting time for enterprise, but it’s also one of those “be careful what you wish for” moments. Ease of access to software as a service (SaaS), machine intelligence, and Internet of Things (IoT) encourages risk taking as much as innovation. Data and network security...

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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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Get ready for the 4 big trends in hybrid cloud

Over 90 percent of companies surveyed in this report say they are using cloud in a meaningful way, including 42 percent reporting a cloud-first or cloud-only strategy. The cloud is now mainstream, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t still growing and changing. Now that we’ve entered 2017, it’s time to look forward. Big changes will...

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Millennial IT challenge employers to accelerate cloud adoption; hybrid remains important

This post was authored by Scott Woodgate, Director, Audience Marketing, Cloud Platform Marketing. The rise of millennials in the workforce is well on its way. In 2016 millennials already represent one in three workers and by 2025 millennials will make up 75 percent of the U.S. workforce (Pew Research; Brookings Institute). Each generation has its own...

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Seattle Area System Center and OMS Meetup

  Are you looking for other Windows and Linux System Administrators and Engineers that are using System Center and Operations Management Suite (OMS) in the Seattle Area? This group is for you! Meet In-Person with the System Center/OMS engineering product teams and network, share ideas and see ‘real-world’ examples with other local System Center/OMS users....

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Linux Server Usage in your Organization

We are looking to help better manage your Linux servers and would like to understand your Linux server usage in your organizations. This survey is anonymous. We know most viewers of this blog are not usually the primary Linux users but please fill this survey to the best of your knowledge. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/LinuxMS Thanks in advance...

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Are you a Linux System Administrator?

Hi! My name is Satya Vel and I am part of the System Center engineering team. We would like to talk to Linux System Administrators to understand your challenges with managing your Linux environment. I know Linux and Microsoft have traditionally not been synonymous with each other but we want hear from your challenges with...

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Have a say on the future of System Center

The System Center leadership team is looking to hear from you on the challenges you face with your Management tools and where you would like to see us invest going forward. We put together a short survey to gather your feedback and an option to join a discussion panel around this topic. We are counting...

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