I wanted to share with some more updated content from the Microsoft IT Showcase team.
Developing a Strategy to Simplify Planning and Improve Performance and Reliability
MSIT developed a "Get Current" strategy to increase adherence to standards within MSIT production environments. By using Microsoft technology, MSIT was able to develop a platform that could be used by all levels of IT leadership to measure and publish compliance and also allowed the creation of predictable planning roadmaps toward achieving business excellence through the optimization of the IT environment and its services.
Optimizing Branch Office Servers by Using Windows Server® 2008 R2 with Hyper-V
Microsoft Information Technology (IT) used Windows Server 2008 R2 with Hyper-V to virtualize all of the enterprise's branch-office servers. This enabled Microsoft IT to extend virtualization's benefits to a variety of site types, from small offices to large, complex branches, thereby improving services, reducing costs, and expanding infrastructure-consolidation efforts.