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  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    TechRoundup: Dynamic Solutions to Keep Customers Happy

    As the world grows smaller and more complicated, technology plays an important role and enables individuals to drive their vision while also helping organisations to manage their end-to-end business processes. Customer engagement is a hot subject and there are plenty of associated technology offerings out there. According to Forrester most...

    Sponsored By Microsoft

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    Customer Engagement, Business Value: How to Deal with the 21st Century Customer

    In a recent study, McKinsey found customer engagement to be the #1 concern of executives. What is customer engagement? Who's done it well? Who hasn't? In this On-Demand Webcast, Author and thought leader Paul Greenberg shares how to help drive customer engagement and make your business successful in the 21st...

    Sponsored By Microsoft

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    Always Be Closing: The ABC's of Sales in the Modern Era

    Companies hire salespeople to drive revenue, but it turns out that the majority of sales reps spend very little of their time actually doing the jobs they were hired to do. According to Pace Productivity, just 22% of a typical sales rep’s week is focused on selling. So how can...

    Sponsored By Microsoft

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    Social is for Closers: A Social Intelligence Guide for Sales

    Customers want to be treated like individuals, not psychographic profiles. The more connected you are to today’s social and mobile customer, the better chance you have of establishing trust and having an honest dialogue. This hinges on authentically connecting with customers on social networks, building trusted relationships with them, and...

    Sponsored By Microsoft

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    Your Brand Sux: Turning Sentiment Into Opportunity

    While traditional marketing is still important to communicating your brand, engaging with the voice of the customer is becoming more important than ever. When a customer searches for your brand, they won’t be searching for what you say about your brand—they’ll be searching for what other customers like them think...

    Sponsored By Microsoft

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    Microsoft Dynamics Retail eBook: I Love Customers

    Perhaps no other industry has been as impacted by rapid advancements in technology as the retail industry. The Internet has opened up new markets to you – and your competitors. A proliferation of devices has changed the way consumers shop, in-store and online. Retailers now have access to data about...

    Sponsored By Microsoft

  • White Papers // May 2015

    Next-gen cloud migration strategies

    Most enterprises have embraced the "low-hanging fruit" of cloud services, phasing in SaaS applications and creating IaaS environments for testing and development. As cloud technologies have matured, however, businesses are considering the transfer of more mission-critical systems to cloud resources. This white paper outlines the current state and future plans...

    Sponsored By Microsoft

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Cloud Development and Test Environments

    Every software developer needs the infrastructure to design, develop, test, and deliver custom applications. Microsoft Azure gives you everything you need to provision and manage a complete development and test environment in the cloud. Azure helps you dramatically simplify and speed up the path to running a dev-test environment. And...

    Sponsored By Microsoft

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Virtual Machines: Bigger, Faster, and more Agile

    Microsoft Azure Virtual Machines allow you to deploy a wide range of computing solutions in an agile way. With Virtual Machines, you can deploy nearly instantaneously and you pay only by the minute. With Windows, Linux, SQL Server, Oracle, IBM, SAP, and BizTalk, you can deploy any workload, any language,...

    Sponsored By Microsoft

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Big Data: New Insights Unlocked.

    Reveal new insights and drive better decision making with Azure HDInsight, a Big Data solution powered by Apache Hadoop. Learn more about the unique flexibility provided to you by HDInsight and make sure you and your organisation stay ahead of the technological curve

    Sponsored By Microsoft

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    MSDN Dev and Test Pay-As-You-Go

    Discover special low Microsoft Azure rates for MSDN subscribers. Learn more about the Azure credits available as part of MSDN subscriptions and access Windows Virtual Machines, HDInsights and other Microsoft cloud services at discounted hourly rates. Using Azure as part of your MSDN subscription provides a great way for teams...

    Sponsored By Microsoft

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    The Cost of Complacency in Manufacturing: Are you asking enough of your ERP

    Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) is critical for management and innovation in today's complex, multi-partner manufacturing operations. The problem is, numerous financial and accounting tools are marketed as ERP solutions when, in fact, they don't provide an integrated suite of tools that form a complete system of record. According to research...

    Sponsored By Microsoft

  • Webcasts // Mar 2015

    Live Webcast: Building the Business Case for the Cloud

    Register for this LIVE event! Date: 5/14/2015 Time: 10:30 AM PDT / 1:30 PM EDT Dynamics AX’s Modern App Framework enables both partners and internal developers to develop, manage, distribute, and use modern applications. In this Webinar, Nucleus will discuss how simplifying the mobile experience and providing focused applications for...

    Sponsored By Microsoft

  • White Papers // Mar 2015

    IDC: Capturing the $1.6 Trillion Data Dividend

    In recent years, the promise and, in some cases, the hype of big data have produced plenty of critics who doubt the benefits of big data or point to the potential pitfalls facing organisations engaged in big data and analytics projects. This white paper provides the results of an IDC...

    Sponsored By Microsoft

  • White Papers // Mar 2015

    Forrester: Total Economic Impact™ Of Microsoft SQL Server

    From the information obtained through interviews with six organisations and surveys collected from 48 more, Forrester has constructed a Total Economic Impact (TEI) framework outlining the implementation of Microsoft SQL Server 2012 and/or Microsoft SQL Server 2014. The objective of the framework is to identify the cost, benefit, flexibility, and...

    Sponsored By Microsoft

  • Case Studies // Jul 2015

    Using Plant Data to Make Operators and Maintenance Staff More Efficient

    Using the Elipse integrated software platform, industrial companies can create and support Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems of any size or complexity to help increase operational efficiency. Elipse mobile extends access to plant data beyond the control room to make maintenance, calibrations, or inspections faster and easier. Elipse...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Case Studies // Jul 2015

    Building A Bank that can Surprise and Delight with Power BI

    When Metro Bank opened in London in 2010, it was a brash competitor in a seriously traditional industry. The vision is to redefine the relationship people have with their bank by innovating customer service. With such offerings as seven-day-a-week store hours and lightning-quick service-a customer can open an account and...

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2015

    Providing Clarity in the Cloud For More Efficient Inventory Management For Retailers

    The clarity application suite uses Radio Frequency IDentification (RFID) technology to enable customers to see their entire supply chain, end to end, with greater precision and granularity than ever before, driving better insights, analytics and decision making. Running on Microsoft Azure, the solution scales to meet retail and supply chain...

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2015

    Chinese Mobile Development Specialist Chooses Microsoft Azure For Scalability and Reliability

    Xtion Mobile CRM enables salespeople to be more effective by using their Smartphones to follow workflows. Xtion helps organizations to implement best practices, track sales associate behavior and receive real-time feedback from sales visits. Evergrande Spring, one of the largest high-end mineral water companies in China, is using Xtion to...

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2015

    Industrial Distributor Supports Ambitious Growth Goals, Cuts Costs By $800,000 With BI Solution

    If at first no one doesn't succeed, take a page from the book of DXP Enterprises. The industrial distributor wasn't dissuaded by the failure of its first foray into Business Intelligence (BI). Instead, it came back with a plan that included executive sponsorship, grassroots support, a great tech provider -...

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2015

    Extend Classification System from Desktop Files to Mobile and Collaboration Solutions

    The classifier products from Boldon James help create an improved security culture in an organization by increasing awareness and empowering users to play an active role in data protection. Companies can then implement much stronger and effective security controls based on the classifications provided to security solutions such as Data...

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2015

    Enabling Secure Access To Data Through App-Based Protection

    Fear of using mobile apps to access sensitive data is holding back mobile productivity in many industries. IDENTOS has solved this problem with its Encryption-as-a-Service (EaaS) application. Hosted on Microsoft Azure, EaaS delivers easy-to-use encryption capabilities that developers use to build secure mobile apps without becoming experts in encryption or...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Case Studies // Jun 2015

    Intuitive File Sharing And Backup Solution With Enterprise-Class Security and Scalability

    Bizfss improves on popular file-sharing services by increasing security, enabling both on-premises and cloud storage, and supporting backup and restore. It maintains the ease of use that users expect by providing sharing from any file folder and support for mobile access. People can use the service to sync and share...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Case Studies // Jun 2015

    Full-Featured Field Resource Management Service That's Easy To Buy and Use

    Solarvista Live/X9 delivers field service operations software that is easy to purchase, install and use. With offerings varying from simple workforce management to full enterprise resource planning, Solarvista provides an option that meets the needs of every organization. Operating completely in the cloud on Microsoft Azure, Solarvista Live/X9 requires no...

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2015

    Liberty Mutual Uses Microsoft Surface Pro 3 to Boost Mobile Worker Productivity

    Liberty Mutual Insurance Group pressure-tested many mobile devices for its on-the-go sales professionals before finding a winner: the Microsoft Surface Pro 3. It has purchased 1,000 thus far, and many salespeople use surface as their only device for instant access to information during sales calls, to reduce prep and follow-up...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Case Studies // Jun 2015

    Utilities Use Smart Water Metering System to Gain Detailed Water Consumption Data

    To encourage water conservation, provide better customer service, and better monitor water usage, water utilities want to deploy smart-meter solutions. Transparent Technologies (T2) has put such systems within reach of many utilities by developing a smart-meter solution that uses the Verizon Wireless network to transport data and Microsoft Azure to...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Case Studies // Jun 2015

    Leading The Way To The Cloud In Scotland Through Consultative Office 365 Sales

    IA Cubed is a leading light in cloud computing sales in Scotland, thanks to owner Vivien McKee's insight into effectively selling Microsoft Office 365 to business leaders outside of IT. The company's consultative approach-which has garnered it a 200 percent increase in Office 365 revenue-initiated a strategic relationship with Microsoft...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    Attacking Data Center Networks from the Inside

    The ubiquitous growth in the popularity of public cloud computing platforms as seen today entails an inherent risk: the shared nature of Data Center Networks (DCNs) renders co-hosted tenants susceptible to attacks from within the network. In this paper, the authors discuss the security mechanisms offered by popular cloud service...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    Memory-Centric Data Storage for Mobile Systems

    Current data storage on smartphones mostly inherits from desktop/server systems a flash-centric design: the Dynamic Random-Access Memory (DRAM) effectively acts as an I/O (Input/Output) cache for the relatively slow flash. To improve both app responsiveness and energy efficiency, this paper proposes MobiFS, a memory-centric design for smartphone data storage. This...

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  • Videos // Jun 2015

    Engagement, Business Value: How to Deal with the 21st Century Customer

    In a recent study, McKinsey found customer engagement to be the #1 concern of executives. What is customer engagement? Who's done it well? Who hasn't? Author and thought leader Paul Greenberg shares how to help drive customer engagement and make your business successful in the 21st century.

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Case Studies // Jun 2015

    French Grocery Chain Halves Inventory Processing Time by Upgrading to Azure Premium Storage

    Chronodrive pioneered the concept of online-to-drive-through grocery shopping in France. To ensure that its stores are stocked with the right products, the company upgraded cloud storage for its Microsoft Azure - hosted Slim4 inventory control application to Microsoft Azure premium storage. With the upgrade, Chronodrive halved its nightly batch-order processing...

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  • Case Studies // May 2015

    Azure-based Software Platform Breaks Down Barriers Between Businesses and Customers

    Nucleo didn't want to build just another collaboration solution to share documents. Instead, this startup saw a future in which businesses and consumers communicate in a whole new way - regardless of document format or back-end systems. And by using Microsoft Azure, Nucleo has made it happen. With its interchange...

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  • Case Studies // May 2015

    Bavarian State Forest Improves Timber Production, Conservation with Technology Upgrade

    Bavarian State Forest Enterprise engineers have to do their jobs in very remote places and some of them work completely on their own. As such, it's easier to manage timber production and conservation efforts when they can collaborate and work remotely. To enhance engineer productivity, it distributed Panasonic Toughpad FZ-G1...

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  • Case Studies // May 2015

    Digital Crimes Unit Uses Microsoft Data Analytics Stack to Catch Cybercriminals

    The Digital Crimes Unit (DCU) at Microsoft consistently leverages the latest in analytics technology, relying on some of the brightest employees, some of the smartest scientists and certainly some of the best partners in law enforcement, to disrupt and dismantle devious cybercriminals. Learn how Microsoft used technology to uncover the...

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  • Case Studies // May 2015

    Global Leader in Operational Intelligence Speeds Innovation with the Microsoft Cloud Platform

    Thousands of manufacturers, energy companies and utilities rely on OSIsoft's PI system to collect, analyze and share real-time sensor data to build their mission-critical operations intelligence infrastructure. With software installations across 15,000 sites managing nearly 1 billion streams of sensor-based data, OSIsoft customers include 95 percent of the global top...

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  • Case Studies // May 2015

    Cloud-Powered Active Lifestyle Solution Gets People Moving

    Walkway is getting people moving by bringing treadmill desks to public spaces where no exercise options typically exist. Powered by Microsoft Azure and a Windows 8.1 app, the sponsor-supported workstations enable people to walk while they answer email, surf the Internet, or simply recharge their devices and their spirits. Available...

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  • Case Studies // May 2015

    Marketing Agency Creates Revolutionary Digital Marketing Platform Using Cloud Solution

    Marketing implementation agency Hogarth Worldwide wanted to give its clients a better way to create, manage and localize websites. Using Microsoft Azure, its development subsidiary, Cortex, created the Integrated Agile Marketing (I/AM) platform, which enables customers to run as many websites as they need - yet manage and control them...

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  • Case Studies // May 2015

    Garment Manufacturer Adopts Cloud-Integrated Backup to Maximize Stability, Growth

    Kardem is a Turkish garment manufacturer with a global supply chain that relies as much on data as on designs and dyes. Recently, the company moved to an integrated on-premises and cloud backup solution using Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 data protection manager and Microsoft Azure backup. With this solution,...

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  • Case Studies // May 2015

    Heineken Uses the Cloud to Reach 10.5 Million Consumers in Global Marketing Campaign

    It was natural that when world-class brewer HEINEKEN launched a global marketing campaign, it would partner with the Bond franchise. And when that campaign needed an equally first-class cloud platform, HEINEKEN turned to Microsoft Azure. HEINEKEN then used Azure for promotions that were even more technically demanding, including one with...

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  • White Papers // May 2015

    Juggling the Effects of Latency: Motion Prediction Approaches to Reducing Latency in Dynamic Projector-Camera Systems

    Projector-camera (pro-cam) systems afford a wide range of interactive possibilities, combining both natural and mixed-reality 3D interaction. However, the latency inherent within these systems can cause the projection to 'Slip' from its intended target, detracting from the overall experience. Because of this, pro-cam systems have typically shied away from truly...

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  • White Papers // May 2015

    Next-gen cloud migration strategies

    Most enterprises have embraced the "low-hanging fruit" of cloud services, phasing in SaaS applications and creating IaaS environments for testing and development. As cloud technologies have matured, however, businesses are considering the transfer of more mission-critical systems to cloud resources. This white paper outlines the current state and future plans...

    Sponsored By Microsoft

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    The Cost of Complacency in Manufacturing: Are you asking enough of your ERP

    Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) is critical for management and innovation in today's complex, multi-partner manufacturing operations. The problem is, numerous financial and accounting tools are marketed as ERP solutions when, in fact, they don't provide an integrated suite of tools that form a complete system of record. According to research...

    Sponsored By Microsoft

  • Webcasts // Mar 2015

    Live Webcast: Building the Business Case for the Cloud

    Register for this LIVE event! Date: 5/14/2015 Time: 10:30 AM PDT / 1:30 PM EDT Dynamics AX’s Modern App Framework enables both partners and internal developers to develop, manage, distribute, and use modern applications. In this Webinar, Nucleus will discuss how simplifying the mobile experience and providing focused applications for...

    Sponsored By Microsoft

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    Customer Engagement, Business Value: How to Deal with the 21st Century Customer

    In a recent study, McKinsey found customer engagement to be the #1 concern of executives. What is customer engagement? Who's done it well? Who hasn't? In this On-Demand Webcast, Author and thought leader Paul Greenberg shares how to help drive customer engagement and make your business successful in the 21st...

    Sponsored By Microsoft

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    Always Be Closing: The ABC's of Sales in the Modern Era

    Companies hire salespeople to drive revenue, but it turns out that the majority of sales reps spend very little of their time actually doing the jobs they were hired to do. According to Pace Productivity, just 22% of a typical sales rep’s week is focused on selling. So how can...

    Sponsored By Microsoft

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    Social is for Closers: A Social Intelligence Guide for Sales

    Customers want to be treated like individuals, not psychographic profiles. The more connected you are to today’s social and mobile customer, the better chance you have of establishing trust and having an honest dialogue. This hinges on authentically connecting with customers on social networks, building trusted relationships with them, and...

    Sponsored By Microsoft

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    Your Brand Sux: Turning Sentiment Into Opportunity

    While traditional marketing is still important to communicating your brand, engaging with the voice of the customer is becoming more important than ever. When a customer searches for your brand, they won’t be searching for what you say about your brand—they’ll be searching for what other customers like them think...

    Sponsored By Microsoft

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    Microsoft Dynamics Retail eBook: I Love Customers

    Perhaps no other industry has been as impacted by rapid advancements in technology as the retail industry. The Internet has opened up new markets to you – and your competitors. A proliferation of devices has changed the way consumers shop, in-store and online. Retailers now have access to data about...

    Sponsored By Microsoft

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    TechRoundup: Dynamic Solutions to Keep Customers Happy

    As the world grows smaller and more complicated, technology plays an important role and enables individuals to drive their vision while also helping organisations to manage their end-to-end business processes. Customer engagement is a hot subject and there are plenty of associated technology offerings out there. According to Forrester most...

    Sponsored By Microsoft

  • White Papers // Mar 2015

    IDC: Capturing the $1.6 Trillion Data Dividend

    In recent years, the promise and, in some cases, the hype of big data have produced plenty of critics who doubt the benefits of big data or point to the potential pitfalls facing organisations engaged in big data and analytics projects. This white paper provides the results of an IDC...

    Sponsored By Microsoft

  • White Papers // Mar 2015

    Forrester: Total Economic Impact™ Of Microsoft SQL Server

    From the information obtained through interviews with six organisations and surveys collected from 48 more, Forrester has constructed a Total Economic Impact (TEI) framework outlining the implementation of Microsoft SQL Server 2012 and/or Microsoft SQL Server 2014. The objective of the framework is to identify the cost, benefit, flexibility, and...

    Sponsored By Microsoft

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Cloud Development and Test Environments

    Every software developer needs the infrastructure to design, develop, test, and deliver custom applications. Microsoft Azure gives you everything you need to provision and manage a complete development and test environment in the cloud. Azure helps you dramatically simplify and speed up the path to running a dev-test environment. And...

    Sponsored By Microsoft

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Virtual Machines: Bigger, Faster, and more Agile

    Microsoft Azure Virtual Machines allow you to deploy a wide range of computing solutions in an agile way. With Virtual Machines, you can deploy nearly instantaneously and you pay only by the minute. With Windows, Linux, SQL Server, Oracle, IBM, SAP, and BizTalk, you can deploy any workload, any language,...

    Sponsored By Microsoft

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    MSDN Dev and Test Pay-As-You-Go

    Discover special low Microsoft Azure rates for MSDN subscribers. Learn more about the Azure credits available as part of MSDN subscriptions and access Windows Virtual Machines, HDInsights and other Microsoft cloud services at discounted hourly rates. Using Azure as part of your MSDN subscription provides a great way for teams...

    Sponsored By Microsoft

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Big Data: New Insights Unlocked.

    Reveal new insights and drive better decision making with Azure HDInsight, a Big Data solution powered by Apache Hadoop. Learn more about the unique flexibility provided to you by HDInsight and make sure you and your organisation stay ahead of the technological curve

    Sponsored By Microsoft

  • White Papers // Mar 2000

    Step-by-Step Guide to Distributed File System (Dfs)

    Since shared files are widely distributed across networks, administrators face growing problems as they try to keep users connected to the data they need. The distributed file system (Dfs) provides a mechanism for administrators to create logical views of directories and files, regardless of where those files physically reside in...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Competitive Comparison Between Microsoft and VMware Cloud Computing Solutions

    As organizations evaluate how cloud computing can help them improve business agility, reduce management complexity and control costs, they are faced with numerous choices. However, simply moving towards a service-oriented cloud computing model will not automatically deliver benefits. To deliver maximum benefit and Return On Investment (ROI), cloud computing needs...

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  • Podcasts // Dec 2008

    Best Practices for Sizing Server Workloads With Microsoft Hyper-V and Intel Xeon Processor Families

    Server virtualization has been widely used in the past to consolidate development and test server workloads, but recent advances in virtualization technologies now support effective virtualization of production server workloads as well. By using a structured approach, one can optimize performance and scalability for a variety of production server workloads....

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  • Podcasts // Feb 2010

    How Microsoft IT Leverages Security Enhancements From Windows Server 2008 R2

    Windows Server 2008 R2 offers significant security enhancements related to network access, branch offices, enforcement, and applications control. In this podcast the speaker speaks about how Microsoft IT leverages these enhancements to provide a safer and more secure environment for Microsoft employees and partners.

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  • Podcasts // Jan 2010

    Reduce Costs in Your Branch Offices

    In this podcast, the speaker speaks about the Microsoft-led seminar Reduce Costs in the Branch Offices, where one can learn how Microsoft optimization models are designed to address the challenges organizations face by: Controlling management costs Securing data stored and transmitted to branch sites Providing an infrastructure that can adapt...

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  • Podcasts // Aug 2009

    How Microsoft IT Deployed DirectAccess to Provide Secure Access to Corporate Resources From Anywhere

    In this podcast the speaker speaks about broadband services and Wi-Fi has dramatically improved, the connectivity experience for remote corporate users remains largely unchanged. Microsoft is leveraging the DirectAccess feature in Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 to allow seamless remote access to corporate applications and data for its...

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  • Podcasts // Jul 2009

    How Windows Server 2008 R2 Affects Your IT Infrastructure

    In this speaker speaks about some of the technologies that will make a real difference to IT professionals. The speaker speaks about many new features included in Windows Server 2008 R2 that improve the cost of ownership. The speaker speaks about specific technologies that will improve Administration, Data Center, and...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Enabling Security in Cloud Storage SLAs With CloudProof

    Several cloud storage systems exist today, but none of them provide security guarantees in their Service Level Agreements (SLAs). This lack of security support has been a major hurdle for the adoption of cloud services, especially for enterprises and cautious consumers. To x this issue, the authors present CloudProof, a...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Cloud Computing Security Considerations

    This paper provides a high-level discussion of the fundamental challenges and benefits of cloud computing security, and raises some of the questions that cloud service providers and organisations using cloud services need to consider when evaluating a new move, or expansion of existing services, to the cloud. This paper presumes...

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  • News // Jan 2011

    Microsoft Empowers Enterprises to Think Bigger About Business Intelligence

    New "managed self-service" business intelligence technologies and enhanced enterprise-class data warehousing capabilities usher in era of truly pervasive BI. Download to find out more.

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2011

    A.C. Milan WINS more games with Microsoft

    A. C. Milan the most decorated soccer team in the world. A key part of its success is the Milan Lab which helps improve player performance based on analysis of their performance data it collects. Milan Lab uses Microsoft software to collect and analyze that data. Microsoft has become an...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2011

    Cloud Computing and Sustainability:The Environmental Benefits of Movingto the Cloud

    The cloud's unprecedented economies of scale reduce overall cost and increase efficiencies, especially when replacing an organization's locally operated on-premise servers. But does this advantage also translate to environmental benefits?

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  • White Papers // Jan 2011

    Competitive Comparison Between Microsoft® and VMware Cloud Computing Solutions.

    As organizations evaluate how cloud computing can help them improve business agility, reduce management complexity and control costs, they are faced with numerous choices. However, simply moving towards a service-oriented cloud computing model will not automatically deliver benefits. When compared to the VMware cloud solution, the Microsoft solution is seen...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • White Papers // Jan 2011

    Securing Microsoft's Cloud Infrastructure.

    This paper introduces the reader to the Online Services Security and Compliance team, a part of the Global Foundation Services division who manages security for the Microsoft cloud infrastructure. Readers will gain an understanding of what cloud computing at Microsoft means today and how the company delivers a trustworthy cloud...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2011

    Windows AzureCustomer Solution Case StudySoftware Services Provider Delivers Cost-Effective E-Government Solution

    Persistent Systems needed a way to deliver its solution without requiring local governments to invest in new IT infrastructure and personnel. The company used the Windows Azure? platform to deliver its e-governance applications on the Internet through a Microsoft? data center. Now Persistent Systems can offer its e-government solution in...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Real-Estate Leader Uses CRM To Empower Brokers And Enhance Client Services

    An older customer relationship management system was cumbersome to use, poorly accepted, and not integrated with the company's other business tools. It was hard to gauge business performance and not always possible to ensure completion of important tasks. Summit engaged with Microsoft Gold Certified Partner Ascendix Technologies to implement Real...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Client + Cloud: Seamless Architectures for Visual Data Analytics in the Ocean Sciences

    Science is becoming data-intensive, requiring new software architectures that can exploit resources at all scales: local GPUs for interactive visualization, server-side multi-core machines with fast processors and large memories, and scalable, pay-as-you-go cloud resources. Architectures that seamlessly and flexibly exploit all three platforms are largely unexplored. Informed by a long-term...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Measuring and Evaluating TCP Splitting for Cloud Services

    This paper examines the benefits of split-TCP proxies, deployed in an operational world-wide network, for accelerating cloud services. This paper considers a fraction of a network consisting of a large number of satellite datacenters, which host split-TCP proxies, and a smaller number of mega datacenters, which ultimately perform computation or...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2010

    The Power of Client Plus Cloud Computing to Democratize Research

    Whether the authors realize it or not, nearly all of them as consumers experience client plus cloud technology in the daily lives: when the authors share photos, shop online, download and use applications for mobile phones, or use a search engine. This seemingly invisible technology has changed how the authors...

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  • Podcasts // Dec 2010

    How Do I: App-V Configuration Options

    App-V strives to create a seamless user experience to ensure that the user is not confused by launching a physical or virtual application. In Win7 App-V is fully compatible with the Win7 Taskbar and Jumplists, recognizes and respects Applocker Rules, is secured when using BitLocker To Go, and integrates with...

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  • Podcasts // Dec 2010

    How Do I: Advanced Sequencing With Microsoft App-V?

    This podcast explains how to use Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V) sequencing tools to sequence non-standard applications. In this podcast, speaker will explain how to sequence an application that has a hard-coded drive letter and also how to install applications that are "Add-ins" for other applications.

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  • Podcasts // Dec 2010

    How Do I: What Is Microsoft Desktop Optimization

    This podcast explains how the Windows Optimized Desktop can enable the easy and quick replacement of a mobile worker's lost or stolen PC by dynamically separating the users' applications and data files/settings from the PC itself.

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  • Podcasts // Dec 2010

    How Do I: Standard User Analyzer

    This podcast helps to learn how Standard User Analyzer, part of the Microsoft Application Compatibility Toolkit (ACT), can detect issues when administrative privilege is required by a demonstration application. This the speakers tells how they Apply Mitigations function provides a starting point for fixes to the application that mitigate compatibility...

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  • Podcasts // Dec 2010

    How Do I: Internet Explorer Compatibility Test Tool

    This podcast helps to learn how the Internet Explorer Compatibility Test Tool (IECTT), part of the Microsoft Application Compatibility Toolkit (ACT), is used to analyze Internet and intranet Web sites for potential Internet Explorer 8 compatibility issues. Explore recommended resolutions for compatibility issues.

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  • Podcasts // Dec 2010

    How Do I: Compatibility Administrator

    This podcast explains how Compatibility Administrator, part of the Microsoft Application Compatibility Toolkit (ACT) is used to create a basic compatibility fix, or shim, to mitigate application incompatibilities without having to recode the application or use a desktop virtualization solution with Windows XP.

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