Paul Smith sets the trend in business agility with a new hybrid cloud solution

In business for more than 40 years, Nottingham-based Paul Smith is a preeminent British designer. The company has 14 different collections—produced in England and Italy—under the global Paul Smith brand. In addition to 17 shops in England, Paul Smith retail stores are found in fashion capitals around the world. Paul Smith opens three new stores… Read more

Microsoft Presents “Enabling Consumerization without Compromising Compliance” at BriForum this Week

BriForum kicks off today in Chicago. BriForum 2013 is the only technical virtualization conference that is 100% dedicated to desktop virtualization, VDI, application virtualization, Remote Desktop Services, and the consumerization of IT. Later this week Microsoft Product Director Jason Leznek will present, “Enabling Consumerization Without Compromising Compliance”.  Jason’s session is on Thursday morning and will… Read more

Transforming your Datacenter with Software-Defined Networking (SDN): Part I

With server virtualization, you are able to decouple a compute instance from the underlying hardware.  That enables you to pool compute resources for greater flexibility. However, to truly transform your datacenter, you’ve also got to deliver your storage, compute, and networking resources as a shared, elastic resource pool for on-demand delivery of datacenter capacity. Indeed,… Read more

Hybrid Cloud Computing with Windows Server and System Center

Over the past 15 months, we’ve delivered 3 waves of industry leading datacenter innovations with System Center 2012, Windows Server 2012 and System Center 2012 SP1. With these three releases, we have established a solid foundation for our enterprise and service provider customers to cloud-optimize their business. This week at TechEd, we announced a refresh… Read more

Brad Anderson at TechEd 2013: Delivering on our vision with cloud-first approach

About 2 months ago, Brad Anderson kicked off a more regular and in depth cadence of blogging on our Microsoft Server and Cloud Blogs through the In the Cloud Blog. In this really short amount of time Brad has published 24 posts that really give an amazing in depth look at Microsoft's Cloud OS and our cloud-first approach from his… Read more