Category Archives: Microsoft

Business readiness provides an agile key to surviving and thriving in these uncertain times

Just as the nature of risk has been a whirling dervish of late, the counter-forces of business continuity measures have had to turn on a dime as well. What used to mean better batteries for servers and mirrored, distributed datacenters has recently evolved into … Continue reading

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How security designed with cloud migrations in mind improves an enterprise’s risk posture top to bottom

Learn how those moving to and adapting to cloud deployments can make their data and processes safer and easier to recover from security incidents. Continue reading

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Three generations of Citrix CEOs on enabling a better way to work

Learn how one company has not only reinvented itself but made major and correct bets on the future direction of global information technology. Continue reading

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How Unisys and Microsoft team up to ease complex cloud adoption for governments and enterprises

The path to cloud computing adoption persistently appears complex and risky to both government and enterprise IT leaders, recent surveys show. This next BriefingsDirect managed cloud methodologies discussion explores how tackling complexity and security requirements upfront helps ease the adoption of cloud … Continue reading

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The venerable history of IT systems management meets the new era of AIOps-fueled automation over hybrid and multicloud complexity

The next edition of the BriefingsDirect Voice of the Innovator podcast series explores the latest developments in hybrid IT management. IT operators have for decades been playing catch-up to managing their systems amid successive waves of heterogeneity, complexity, and changing deployment models. … Continue reading

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How an agile focus for Enterprise Architects builds competitive advantage for digital transformation

The next BriefingsDirect business trends discussion explores the reinforcing nature of Enterprise Architecture (EA) and agile methods. We’ll now learn how Enterprise Architects can embrace agile approaches to build competitive advantages for their companies. Listen to the podcast. Find it on iTunes. Read a full … Continue reading

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How IT can fix the broken employee experience

Learn how IT can elevate the game by delivering simpler, more intelligent experiences that enable people to work consistently at their informed best. Continue reading

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How hybrid cloud deployments gain traction via Equinix datacenter adjacency coupled with the Cloud28+ ecosystem

The next BriefingsDirect hybrid cloud advancement interview explores how the triumvirate of a global data center hosting company, a hybrid cloud platform provider, and a global cloud community are solving some of the most vexing problems for bringing high-performance clouds to … Continue reading

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Kansas Development Finance Authority gains peace of mind, end-points virtual shield using hypervisor-level security

Implementing and managing IT security has leaped in complexity for organizations ranging from small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) to massive government agencies. Once-safe products used to thwart invasions now have been exploited. E-mail phishing campaigns are far more sophisticated, leading … Continue reading

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As enterprises face hybrid IT complexity, new management solutions beckon

The next BriefingsDirect Voice of the Analyst interview examines how new machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities are being applied to hybrid IT complexity challenges. We’ll explore how mounting complexity and a lack of multi-cloud services management maturity must … Continue reading

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How Nokia refactors the video delivery business with new time-managed IT financing models

The next BriefingsDirect IT financing and technology acquisition strategies interview examines how Nokia is refactoring the video delivery business. Learn both about new video delivery architectures and the creative ways media companies are paying for the technology that supports them. … Continue reading

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Enterprises look for partners to make the most of Microsoft Azure Stack apps

The next BriefingsDirect Voice of the Customer hybrid cloud advancements discussion explores the application development and platform-as-a-service (PaaS) benefits from Microsoft Azure Stack. We’ll now learn how ecosystems of solutions partners are teaming to provide specific vertical industries with applications … Continue reading

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How a Florida school district tames the wild west of education security at scale and on budget

Bringing a central IT focus to large public school systems has always been a challenge, but bringing a security focus to thousands of PCs and devices has been compared to bringing law and order to the Wild West. For the … Continue reading

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Hybrid cloud ecosystem readies for impact from arrival of Microsoft Azure Stack

The next BriefingsDirect cloud deployment strategies interview explores how hybrid cloud ecosystem players such as PwC and Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) are gearing up to support the Microsoft Azure Stack private-public cloud continuum. We’ll now learn what enterprises can do … Continue reading

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