Expanded and Free Resources for VMware Experts

Back in October, w announced some new resources from Microsoft to help VMware Experts “Future-Proof” their career.  The resources included the new Microsoft Virtualization Certification, free live training to prep for the cert, and a voucher to take the new cert exam for free.  And here’s the good news for you:  We are now making… Read more

Microsoft Launches the Cloud OS Network

Today, Microsoft announced the launch of the Microsoft Cloud OS Network. The Cloud OS Network is a program consisting of over 25 leading cloud service providers who have embraced the Cloud OS vision. These organizations offer solutions based on the Microsoft Cloud Platform designed to meet customers’ hybrid computing needs. The Microsoft Cloud Platform consists… Read more

Best Practices for Planning Your Hybrid Cloud

Planning a Hybrid Cloud is also an opportunity to rethink the way you operate. If there are inefficiencies you’ve identified in the past, this planning process is an opportunity to isolate them and characterize improved processes. In other words, resist the temptation to migrate how you do things today to your new hybrid environment –… Read more

Microsoft Tech Companion App Launches – Cross Platform App Gets the Latest News for your Phone or Slate

We are pleased to announce a new application that will allow both Developers and IT Professionals to access Microsoft information from a variety of panes of glass.  The Microsoft Tech Companion is now available for download. This application brings you the latest news on products, features, and upcoming events, virtually anywhere. Customize feeds to surface the content… Read more

The Components of a Hybrid Cloud

For a lot of IT pros, the last two posts have been a nice overview of the Hybrid Cloud model, but they’ve been waiting to get technical. Starting with this post, I’ll begin a deep look at the specific technology that supports and maximizes Hybrid Clouds, as well as the tools available for use in… Read more

Why Hybrid Cloud?

Microsoft has focused on creating a hybrid model that is dramatically different and more functional than any other cloud approach in the industry.  This hybrid functionality comes in-box, at enterprise scale, within the Windows software you already know and love – and this simplified and streamlined setup is very good news for enterprises that need… Read more

In the Cloud – New Blog Series Launch

In any region, at any size, in any industry, an enterprise’s IT infrastructure has an enormous impact on the success of that organization. There are as many infrastructure setups and strategies as there are enterprises, with each IT team tailoring it to the unique and changing needs of that business. At Microsoft we are realistic… Read more