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Top reasons to federate your company's data
Data is typically managed by an organization in three ways:
centralized, distributed or federated. What does it mean for
your business to have your data managed under each scenario
and why would you want to pick one over the other? Tommy
Patterson and Rajesh Nagpal from Microsoft IT are back, and
in this episode they try to answer this very question and
explain why federated data helps organizations be successful
in today’s hyper-competitive, data-driven market. Published: May 29, 2015
How to unleash the power of your data in a hybrid cloud
Ten years ago, cloud computing was only a concept. Today,
the cloud is very real and every company is exploring its
benefits. How does an organization leverage data that is
spread across its data centers on site and stored in the
cloud? Join Tommy Patterson and Rajesh Magpal, Director of
Business Operations and Programs within Microsoft IT, as
they shed some light on this question and help you unleash
the power of your data in a hybrid cloud environment. Published: May 29, 2015
Reducing IT costs using personalized automatic repair
Common computer issues can directly impact employee
productivity. Over time, they can also significantly degrade
the user experience and negatively impact an organization's
bottom line. To address these issues and add business value,
Microsoft IT created My Microsoft IT (MMIT), an application
that increases productivity and reduces the burden and cost
of the Help Desk and other IT resources. Published: May 28, 2015