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Internet of Things: Lighting up modern work spaces
The Internet of Things presents tremendous opportunities for enterprises. These include helping employee productivity, creating new experiences, and learning more about the environment to optimize resources. Microsoft IT is lighting up a Real Estate & Facilities IoT pilot that utilizes low cost sensors, data analytics, and the cloud to improve open floor plan productivity – setting the stage for a future journey into IoT. Published: October 8, 2015
Improving the Microsoft enterprise network for public cloud
Microsoft IT experienced network-related challenges as it moved
its application portfolio to the public cloud. To address these
challenges, it took a series of steps to improve network
performance and reliability, which included analyzing network
traffic flow changes, redesigning the corporate network edge to
the Internet, and adding ExpressRoute connections for Microsoft
Azure. Published: October 7, 2015
Working like a network with Yammer
Yammer is a file sharing, knowledge exchange, and team efficiency tool that is designed specifically for company collaboration, with transparency and inclusiveness in mind. It lets you and your organization’s employees harness the business power of social networking through an easy-to-use product with a familiar interface. Use this productivity guide to get started with Yammer today. Published: October 2, 2015