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FREE WEBINAR: Three ways to migrate to a hybrid-cloud environment (with demos!)

This blog post was authored by Jeff Woolsey, Principal PM, Windows Server. The path to hybrid cloud is paved with good intentions. But it’s easy to get off-track if you don’t begin by making some important decisions about existing applications and infrastructure. Fortunately, you have several great options —so how do you choose the right...

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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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Should you upgrade to Windows Server 2016?

We know upgrading your server OS can be a big investment, both in time and money. So why should you consider making the switch to Windows Server 2016 as soon as possible? Windows Server 2016 is an entirely new generation of operating system. We’ve heard your many concerns, like bridging the gap between on-premises and...

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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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Up your SaaS application game with help from Microsoft App Accelerate

Frustrated with ever-changing customer expectations? Yesterday’s investments losing steam as the market turns to the next shiny thing? How do you scale across cloud and mobile, stay on top of data and security, and ultimately sell successfully in a rapidly transforming landscape? Microsoft App Accelerate targets exactly these issues for application creators and ISVs (independent...

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The successful hybrid cloud deployment checklist

Organizations often lack the technology prerequisites needed to fully realize hybrid cloud capabilities. In this article, we explore two of the four critical competencies that mark a successful hybrid deployment, with recommendations on how some of these capabilities can be best achieved. The four pillars of successful cloud deployment As Gartner reports, companies that have...

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