Operations Manager 2012 RC Is Now Available
Download the latest System Center 2012 pre-release software, including Configuration Manager, Endpoint Protection, Operations Manager, Data Protection Manager, Orchestrator, Virtual Machine Manager, Service Manager, and App Controller.
Webcast: The Public Cloud - What It Is and Why You Should Care
November 22, 2011, 11:00 A.M., Pacific Time
This webcast demonstrates how to employ the public cloud, letting information workers do their jobs while IT realizes benefits on a daily basis. We cover topics that include the Windows Azure platform as a service (PaaS) and the next version of our online services, Microsoft Office 365.
Video: Collaboration with Microsoft Word and Office 365
In this screencast, Matt Hester shows how easily Word 2010 can connect to and work directly with Office 365. SharePoint online is extremely well-integrated with Office 365. This allows you to fully leverage SharePoint team sites to share and manage documents.
Catch "The Cloud on Your Terms" Series
Microsoft evangelists take you through 30 days of cloud discussion, from public to private to hybrid clouds, covering the technical aspect and stories from their own experiences working in their remote data center.
Quick Reference Guide: Server Virtualization
At Microsoft, server virtualization has become a primary way to address data-center power consumption, to address space issues, and to rationalize server utilization. To optimize deployment and management of thousands of virtual machines, Microsoft IT has developed standards and best practices for configuring host servers, storage, and network infrastructure.
Malware Protection Center Threat Report - Poison Ivy
Poison Ivy is a malware family whose primary objective is to allow complete control of infected computers in corporate environments. This Threat Report examines the background and functionality of Poison Ivy and provides telemetry data and analysis covering the year 2011 until publication. The Report also discusses how the threat is detected and removed by Microsoft antimalware products and services.
Microsoft Lowers Windows Azure Storage Cost
Effective immediately, Microsoft is lowering the price of Windows Azure Storage from US$0.15 to US$0.14 per GB per month. We are also adding commitment volume discounts, which will give high-volume customers additional savings.