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Best practices in Cloud and SaaS: A special feature

Best practices in Cloud and SaaS: A special feature | Windows Infrastructure | Scoop.it
Cloud computing in general and Software as a Service in particular have developed into an irresistible force. These resources can help you do it right
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Really great set of resources about SaaS and Cloud Computing ...

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More Great Improvements to the Windows Azure Management Portal

More Great Improvements to the Windows Azure Management Portal | Windows Infrastructure | Scoop.it

Over the last 3 weeks, Microsoft  has released a number of enhancements to the new Windows Azure Management Portal.

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Windows Server 2012 launches as cornerstone of Microsoft's 'Cloud OS'

Windows Server 2012 launches as cornerstone of Microsoft's 'Cloud OS' | Windows Infrastructure | Scoop.it

Microsoft is making available the final Windows Server 2012 bits for test and/or purchase as of September 4.

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Microsoft's Active Directory in the cloud: Test bits available

Microsoft's Active Directory in the cloud: Test bits available | Windows Infrastructure | Scoop.it

The Microsoft Windows Azure Activity Directory developer preview is available for download, as is a beta of the Microsoft Azure Service Bus for Windows Server.


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Active Directory In The Cloud: Windows Azure Active Directory Is Expanding Its Capabilities

Active Directory In The Cloud: Windows Azure Active Directory Is Expanding Its Capabilities | Windows Infrastructure | Scoop.it

You didn't actually think Microsoft, with deep investments in cloud services like Office 365, was standing on the sidelines in the identity-as-a-service market, did you?

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What is Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) ?

What is Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) ? | Windows Infrastructure | Scoop.it

In defining Infrastructure as a Service we need to drill into specific characteristics that a cloud platform provider must provide to be considered Infrastructure as a Service.

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Microsoft reveals details for Windows Server 8 online backup service

Microsoft reveals details for Windows Server 8 online backup service | Windows Infrastructure | Scoop.it

Microsoft has announced details about its online cloud-based backup service plans for the upcoming release of Windows Server 8, built on the Windows Azure platform.

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Windows Server 8: 8 Key Facts

Windows Server 8: 8 Key Facts | Windows Infrastructure | Scoop.it

Microsoft Windows Server 8, now out in beta, has important changes for enterprises working with virtualization, automation, and private clouds.

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Don't look now but Microsoft Azure is a kick-butt cloud

Don't look now but Microsoft Azure is a kick-butt cloud | Windows Infrastructure | Scoop.it

Microsoft's ambitious Windows Azure cloud is many things -- it's a full-fledged PaaS for developers. But beneath that, it is also a huge pool of foundational storage infrastructure for rent.

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2012 IT priorities: Windows 7 migration, yes; cloud, not so much

2012 IT priorities: Windows 7 migration, yes; cloud, not so much | Windows Infrastructure | Scoop.it

Our survey says the top IT priority in 2012 is Windows 7 migration, cooling predictions that users would replace their IT infrastructures with cloud computing.

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Microsoft to enable Linux on its Windows Azure cloud in 2012

Microsoft to enable Linux on its Windows Azure cloud in 2012 | Windows Infrastructure | Scoop.it

 

Microsoft is preparing to launch a new persistent virtual machine feature on its Azure cloud platform, enabling customers to host Linux, SharePoint and SQL Server there.

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What's new in Windows Azure

What's new in Windows Azure | Windows Infrastructure | Scoop.it

This week, Microsoft announced enhancements to its Windows Azure cloud platform that affect what developers can do with the PaaS offering, as well as the scalability options and costs for using Azure to provision the apps developed on it.

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Microsoft Open Tech Launches VM Depot To Make Deploying Linux-Based Virtual Machines To Azure Easier

Microsoft Open Tech Launches VM Depot To Make Deploying Linux-Based Virtual Machines To Azure Easier | Windows Infrastructure | Scoop.it

Microsoft Open Technologies, a wholly owned subsidiary of Microsoft, just announced the launch of VM Depot, "a community-driven catalog of open source virtual machine images for Windows Azure.

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Windows Azure becomes more and more an open platform ...

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What Makes Windows Server 2012 a 'Cloud OS'

What Makes Windows Server 2012 a 'Cloud OS' | Windows Infrastructure | Scoop.it

Dubbing Windows Server 2012 a "cloud OS" simply advances Microsoft's messaging and lets IT decision makers compare it to a slew of other cloud infrastructure OSes.

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The five hottest IT trends of 2012, so far

The five hottest IT trends of 2012, so far | Windows Infrastructure | Scoop.it

The IT world continues to sprint forward at an unrelenting pace and these are its five hottest trends so far in 2012, according to TechRepublic’s Jason Hiner.

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Getting started with Azure IaaS and the new Windows Azure Portal

Getting started with Azure IaaS and the new Windows Azure Portal | Windows Infrastructure | Scoop.it

John Joyner tells you how to sign up for a free trial of the Windows Azure Portal so you can start getting experience with the new Azure IaaS VMs right now.

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Microsoft Wins Its Largest Cloud Rollout Yet

Microsoft Wins Its Largest Cloud Rollout Yet | Windows Infrastructure | Scoop.it

Microsoft beats out Google and IBM to provide online apps, services to 7.5 million students and professors in India's national technical
education council.

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Free eBook: Moving Applications to the Cloud, 2nd Edition

Free eBook:  Moving Applications to the Cloud, 2nd Edition | Windows Infrastructure | Scoop.it

The book is intended for any architect, developer, or information technology (IT) professional who designs, builds, or operates applications and services that are appropriate for the cloud.

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Cloud Datacenter Network Architecture in the Windows Server 8 era

Cloud Datacenter Network Architecture in the Windows Server 8 era | Windows Infrastructure | Scoop.it

Let's start diving a bit deeper into the implications of the new features on how a cloud architecture can look like in the Windows Server "8” era.

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Microsoft's Windows Azure Active Directory plans takes shape

Microsoft's Windows Azure Active Directory plans takes shape | Windows Infrastructure | Scoop.it

This year should be a big one for Microsoft’s Windows Azure Active Directory cloud service, yet another piece of its hybrid public/private cloud puzzle.

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Amazon expands its free AWS cloud hosting offering to allow Windows Server applications

Amazon expands its free AWS cloud hosting offering to allow Windows Server applications | Windows Infrastructure | Scoop.it

Internet retail and hosting giant Amazon has announced this morning that it has expanded the free usage features on its AWS platform to allow customers the chance to trial Windows Server applications within its AWS Free Usage Tier.

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Microsoft's cloud roadmap for 2012: What's on tap

Microsoft's cloud roadmap for 2012: What's on tap | Windows Infrastructure | Scoop.it

Microsoft has a number of new features on its Azure cloud roadmap that are slated to be out by spring 2012.

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Experts' top predictions for 2012: Windows Server 8, PowerShell, cloud

Experts' top predictions for 2012: Windows Server 8, PowerShell, cloud | Windows Infrastructure | Scoop.it

What does 2012 have in store for IT and Windows Server? We asked SearchWindowsServer.com contributors to share their predictions. These experts offered varying opinions on what Windows Server 8 will mean for IT in the year ahead, but agreed on PowerShell's increased role in the enterprise.

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