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How Microsoft IT built a private cloud self-service offering
Microsoft IT has deployed a private cloud infrastructure on a global scale, which supports a cost- and time-saving self-service capability for internal customers who need servers for line of-business applications and services. Built on the Microsoft IT private cloud, the service uses Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager and Windows Azure Pack. Learn how IT pros built the self-service environment, from provisioning hardware through deploying the Microsoft suite of virtual machine-related products. Published: July 31, 2015
Managing a Microsoft Azure hybrid environment
Microsoft IT manages a hybrid environment that includes applications and data in Microsoft Azure as well as in traditional datacenters. To connect Azure and on-premises servers, they use Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute for more reliability, speed, and security. The self-service model they developed allows users to quickly create computing resources and comply with standards, resulting in reduced datacenter costs, modernized security, and increased efficiency. Published: July 29, 2015
Microsoft Edge, the new browser in Windows 10, is designed to deliver a better web experience. It’s fast, compatible, and built for the modern web—designed to work the way you do and help you get things done through easy sharing, reading, discovery, and more. Published: July 21, 2015