Is There a Cloud in Your Future?

On Tuesday, April 28 at 11:00am PDT, Microsoft will continue its webcast series on ‘How to Invest in the IT Infrastructure You Have While Preparing for Tomorrow’ with Part 2: “Is There a Cloud in Your Future?”

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In the current economic climate, businesses are being challenged more than ever to make the most of the resources they have, while looking for ways of growing the business and staying competitive. The advent of new software-plus-service and cloud computing models create new opportunities for extending IT in economically conservative methods. Join Zane Adam, Microsoft Senior Director of System Center and Virtualization, Barry Briggs, Microsoft CTO for IT, and a Microsoft IT Hero (customer) to discuss solutions and best practices that help you secure and manage IT environments today, while also looking to the future and integrate new and emerging IT models such as cloud computing.

There is no one-size-fits-all solution when it comes to providing enterprise-class software solutions. Hear first-hand how you can make the most of your IT investment and drive business value—whether it is with immediate savings through virtualization or looking ahead to extending your infrastructure into off-premise computing. For more information see


Part 1: “One Server Does Not Fit All” is available for on demand viewing here

Bill Laing, Microsoft CVP Windows Server Division, Al Gillen, program vice president, IDC, and a Microsoft Customer present best practices to keep your costs down during this economic downturn and solutions that help you both choose and make the most of your server.