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Datacenter efficiency gets easier with new Windows Server Software Defined partner solutions

The island of Bora Bora. The finish line at a marathon. A software defined datacenter. What do they have in common? Being there is easy — getting there is the hard part. However in the latter case, at least, you can let someone else do the hard part for you. There’s so much efficiency, simplicity,...

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Delivering continuous innovation with Windows Server

This blog post was authored by Erin Chapple, General Manager, Windows Server. Over the years, our conversations with customers about their application and datacenter needs have really evolved, but the one constant is the accelerating pace of change. Digital transformation is changing the way business is done and the most competitive organizations react quickly to...

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Frequent, continuous releases coming for System Center

This blog post has been authored by Bala Rajagopolan, Principal Group Program Manager, System Center. In today’s digital world, customers expect companies to interact with them through applications, and managing and monitoring these applications and the infrastructure they run on is crucial. While more applications and workloads are moving to the cloud, managing on-premises resources...

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Using Azure Backup for Windows Server system state and applications

Azure Backup makes it easier for you to protect your Windows Server with a new version of Azure Backup Server and the ability to perform on-premises system state backup, available today. Azure Backup is less complex and less expensive than traditional backup solutions, where you would have to pay for the tape, maintenance and personnel...

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Consistency is the cure for Hybrid Cloud complexity

Consistency is the cure for Hybrid Cloud complexity

This post was authored by Julia White, Corporate Vice President, Microsoft Cloud Platform. Odds are you’ve got a hybrid cloud strategy and have already started implementing this approach. That’s just one of the findings in our brand-new 2017 State of Hybrid Cloud research study that digs deeper into the numbers behind hybrid cloud adoption. It...

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Now Available! Windows Server Premium Assurance and SQL Server Premium Assurance

This post was authored by the Windows Server and SQL Server Product Teams. Today we are announcing the availability of Windows Server Premium Assurance and SQL Server Premium Assurance. With Windows Server Premium Assurance and SQL Server Premium Assurance, you receive critical and important security updates and bulletins for an additional six years after the...

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Azure Stack updates – TP3 availability and pay-as-you-use business model

This post was authored by the Azure Stack Team. Today we were excited to announce the third Technical Preview of Azure Stack – the final preview before general availability in mid-calendar year 2017. Azure Stack is the vessel that brings the agility and fast-paced innovation of cloud computing to on-premises environments. We think of Azure...

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Microsoft Azure Stack ecosystem expands with the introduction of Cisco integrated system

This post was authored by the Microsoft Azure Stack team. We shared our goal of expanding the Azure Stack ecosystem to offer you more choice and flexibility of hardware options for your IT landscape. Today, Cisco announced a jointly engineered Cisco Integrated System for Microsoft Azure Stack. With this announcement, we are taking one more...

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