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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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Using Azure Backup for Windows Server system state and applications

Azure Backup makes it easier for you to protect your Windows Server with a new version of Azure Backup Server and the ability to perform on-premises system state backup, available today. Azure Backup is less complex and less expensive than traditional backup solutions, where you would have to pay for the tape, maintenance and personnel...

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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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Skill up with Know it. Prove it. challenges for IT Pros!

This blog post was authored by Matthew Calder, Senior Content Developer, Learning and Readiness Team.  Looking to augment your knowledge and expand your abilities? Check out the two IT Pro tracks in the latest Microsoft Virtual Academy (MVA) Know it. Prove it. challenge, underway now and wrapping up on May 17! Pick up valuable skills...

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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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