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Demo Tuesday // How to turn event logs into security intelligence

Welcome to our new Demo Tuesday series. Each week we will be highlighting a new product feature from the Hybrid Cloud Platform. Smart security with OMS and Windows Server 2016 The flood of security event logs can be enough to overwhelm an army of system administrators. In the event of a breach, what’s needed isn’t...

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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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Three ways to better secure your hybrid environment

As more organizations adopt a hybrid cloud model for IT, it’s no surprise they’re encountering new security challenges. With more surface area to cover, more mission-critical assets to protect, and more sophisticated threats to defend against, security issues become increasingly complex. And with the average cost of a data breach to a single company now...

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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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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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Announcing the launch of Microsoft BizTalk Server 2016

Today, we are announcing the release of Microsoft BizTalk Server 2016. This marks the tenth major release for the product that has been in the market serving various application integration customer needs for the past 15 years. This release not only highlights some key on-premises application integration capabilities that help customers automate mission critical business...

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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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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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