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Solution guides for IT professionals

Published:  January 15, 2014

Solution guides help you solve important business problems. We’re creating more solution guides, so check back to see what’s new.

Each guide includes:

  • A brief description of the business problem.
  • Diagrams that help you quickly understand the solution design.
  • Recommended steps for building the end-to-end solution using various products and features.

 

Access and information protection

Manage identities for hybrid environments using DirSync with Federation (Single Sign-On)

Requires: Windows Azure, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Azure Active Directory Sync

 

Manage identities for hybrid environments using DirSync with Password Sync

Requires: Windows Azure, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Azure Active Directory Sync

 

Secure access to company resources from any location on any device

Requires: Windows Server 2012 R2

 

Secure remote access in small and midsize businesses

Requires: Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials

 

Business intelligence

Set up and configure SharePoint Server and SQL Server BI

Requires: SharePoint Server 2013 Enterprise 

Hybrid cloud

Connect hosting provider and tenant networks for hybrid cloud services

Requires: Windows Server 2012 R2, System Center 2012 R2

 

Provide data protection in small and midsize businesses

Requires: Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Azure Backup

Office integration

Cross-product solutions with Exchange, Lync, and SharePoint Server

Requires: Exchange Server 2013, Lync Server 2013, SharePoint Server 2013

Storage and backup

Ensure business continuity with backup and recovery

Requires: System Center 2012, Windows Azure

 

Provide cost-effective storage for Hyper-V workloads by using Windows Server

Requires: Windows Server 2012 R2, System Center 2012 R2

User and device management

Manage mobile devices and PCs by migrating to Configuration Manager with Windows Intune

Requires: System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager, Windows Intune, Windows Azure, Windows Server 2008 R2

 

Mobile device management for Configuration Manager 2007 customers planning to migrate to System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager

Requires: System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager, Windows Intune, Windows Azure, Windows Server