Hybrid Cloud Blog

Introducing Network Performance Monitor for network visibility across public and hybrid clouds

This post was authored by Ajay Gummadi, Principal Program Manager, Enterprise Cloud Management Team and Abhave Sharma, Program Manager, Enterprise Cloud Management Team. In today’s hybrid IT environment, troubleshooting issues related to application connectivity is complex and challenging, especially due to the difficulty in isolating the source of the problem in a network. As you manage...

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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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Hybrid Cloud Management Ignite recap: Microsoft Operations Management Suite overview

Last week in Atlanta at Microsoft Ignite, we announced multiple new capabilities for Microsoft Operations Management Suite. Designed to help you gain visibility, increase control, speed response to security issues, and increase availability, the new offerings give you expanded options for managing your hybrid cloud. As you move to the cloud, one of the key...

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Announcing the launch of System Center 2016 and new services for Operations Management Suite

This post was authored by Jeremy Winter, Director, Program Management, Enterprise Cloud. Navigating the transition to cloud means changes for IT operations. To manage cloud resources and across a hybrid environment, you need tools with the speed and flexibility to match the agility of the cloud. At the same time, you need specialized capabilities required...

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Deep dive on backup protection for IaaS VMs

As we continue with our discussion of backup, the next topic is backup specifically for IaaS virtual machines (VMs). An increasing number of organizations are moving their applications to the cloud with IaaS as the fabric running the apps. Although there are a number of compelling value propositions for adopting cloud IaaS, moving to the...

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Announcing the general availability of the Recovery Services Vault

In our earlier blog posts, we talked about a couple key scenarios for Backup in Microsoft Operations Management Suite (OMS): Cloud as Tape Replacement and Remote Office backup. Today we are announcing Recovery Services Vault in Microsoft Azure, which brings OMS Backup and OMS Site Recovery under a common management umbrella. Both these scenarios can...

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A cloud-first backup approach for remote and branch office protection

In our earlier blog post, we delved into how the cloud-first backup architecture, powered by Operations Management Suite and System Center, makes for a compelling solution for offsite backups and long term retention of on-premises data. In this post, we will focus on data protection in the remote and branch offices (ROBO) of an enterprise....

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Cloud as offsite backup for the enterprise

In a previous blog post, we talked about why architecture matters and how a cloud-first enterprise backup solution can bring customers the real benefits of cloud in a data protection solution. In this blog, we will explore how this cloud-first model brings the benefits of the cloud to offsite backups and long term retention. The need...

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Cloud-first enterprise backup: Why architecture matters

In the previous blog post, A tour of Operations Management Suite: Backup, we discussed how more and more organizations are turning to the cloud to address the rising demands facing modern IT and how it is increasingly clear that new paradigms for data protection will be required for hybrid environments. Cloud has been the key...

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