Collaboration and email applications such as Microsoft SQL Server, Exchange, and SharePoint are critical for business productivity. But care needs to be taken in selecting the right infrastructure for hosting these applications. Download this technical overview and learn how VMware, Cisco, and Nimble Storage have developed a pre-validated reference architecture that delivers industry-leading performance, data protection, and management simplicity.
Cisco Unified Data Center unifies compute, storage, networking, virtualization, and management into a single platform. The result is operational simplicity and business agility -- essential for cloud computing and deploying IT as a Service.
Nous assistons à une profonde transformation du data center en infrastructure partagée. Pour faciliter cette transition pour les entreprises, Cisco et NetApp ont conçu FlexPod, une plate-forme de cloud privé, validée par Microsoft pour l'exécution des applications Microsoft. Reposant sur les meilleurs serveurs, commutateurs, systèmes de stockage et logiciels du secteur, la plate-forme FlexPod aide les entreprises à satisfaire rapidement leurs besoins en matière de virtualisation et simplifie l'évolution vers une infrastructure ITaaS (IT en tant que service) tout en réduisant le coût et les risques associés à un tel effort.
Le cloud privé VSPEX™ pour Microsoft Windows Server avec Hyper-V est une solution complète de virtualisation testée par Cisco et EMC qui permet d'exécuter des applications Microsoft et qui vous est proposée par votre partenaire de confiance.
Conçu pour la flexibilité et validé pour l'interopérabilité et un déploiement rapide, le VSPEX utilise votre environnement Microsoft tout en réduisant la complexité et les risques généralement associés à la conception, à l'intégration et au déploiement d'une solution d'exception.
Published By: Red Hat
Published Date: May 05, 2015
IT organizations are under intense pressure to improve service levels and contain expenses in today’s challenging economic climate. Forward-looking organizations are upgrading IT infrastructure and implementing virtualization and cloud computing solutions to improve business agility and drive down costs. Many enterprises are adopting a dual platform approach, retaining Microsoft Windows for office productivity and collaboration applications, and deploying Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® for infrastructure and datacenter modernization initiatives. By adopting standards-based Red Hat Enterprise Linux, businesses can enjoy high performance, reliability, and security, with a lower overall TCO.
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 and SQL Server 2008 are nearing end of support, so now is the time to include these Microsoft workloads into your cloud migration strategy. Learn how this will set the stage to help you accelerate digital transformation, increase innovation and reduce the costs of your legacy and corporate applications.
Published By: Jelecos
Published Date: Aug 02, 2018
The people of Jelecos are experts in migrating some or all of a Customer’s work-loads or operations to AWS. We can help you build, deploy, scale, and manage Microsoft applications easily, quickly, securely and cost-effectively.
This paper outlines a ready-made solution that delivers comprehensive infrastructure optimization in accordance with Microsoft’s APO model. Using HP PolyServe software in conjunction with HP BladeSystem c-Class products and Microsoft SQL Server Enterprise Edition, organizations can attain Dynamic Infrastructure capabilities while reducing server counts by 50%, decreasing configuration and management time by up to 75%, and providing high availability to all servers and SQL Server-based applications.
Migrating data associated with Microsoft operating systems, applications, and other software can be a challenge administrators overlook when planning system upgrades. Del™ PowerVault™ and Dell EqualLogic™ storage and CommVault® Simpana® data management software enable flexible data migration and transparent, release-specific data object recovery and backup to help simplify upgrades in enterprise environments.
For many enterprises, the biggest hurdle in upgrading to the Windows Server 2008 OS is the complexity of the migration process. Dell helps simplify IT and reduce risk with comprehensive service offerings and a validated, repeatable approach that includes seamless support for integrated Microsoft applications on Dell servers.
Many companies believe Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS) is the best choice for applications to integrate with AD. After all, both Active Directory and AD FS are from Microsoft and AD FS is 'free,' so that should be the best choice, right?
Not quite. it’s important to realize that not all Active Directory integration solutions are created equal, and IT departments should examine all aspects of implementation when considering a solution. Read this whitepaper and learn what to examine when integrating cloud applications to AD via AD FS.
Shavlik Security Suite can patch online and offline virtual machines; works both with an agent-based or agentless approach; supports legacy Windows platforms and a wide range of Microsoft and third-party applications; and furthermore provides strong control of scanning options, and a level of automated remediation that is impressive.
Many companies believe Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS) is the best choice for applications to integrate with AD. After all, both Active Directory and ADFS are from Microsoft and ADFS is 'free,' so that should be the best choice, right? Not quite.
Read this whitepaper and learn what to examine when integrating cloud applications to AD via ADFS.
Most companies have decided they need the business agility and want the cost
savings that come when moving to the cloud. But with the bewildering amount
of contradictory information floating around on the Internet, not many really
understand exactly what that means or what it entails.
Companies considering Microsoft Office 365 as their first step in moving applications to hosted solutions
face similar inconsistencies, making it difficult to separate fact from fiction. For example, some businesses
incorrectly believe Office 365 is simply a version of Office accessed by a browser.
That’s just one of the misconceptions about Office 365 we want to correct, which is why we created this
myth-busting guide to help you.
When considering Office 365 to power your organization, you need to know the facts. Your business
depends on it. Ready to learn which of the top nine Office 365 business cloud myths you may have thought
were true—but aren’t? Read on.
Published By: Microsoft
Published Date: Jul 20, 2018
If you are a developer or architect who wants to get started with Microsoft
Azure, this book is for you! Written by developers for developers, this
guide will show you how to get started with Azure and which services you
can use to run your applications, store your data, incorporate intelligence,
build IoT apps, and deploy your solutions in a more efficient and secure
way. Before we dive in, let’s take a moment to see what the cloud—and
Azure, in particular—can do for you.?
IBM Lotus® Sametime® software is an award- winning platform for realtime collaboration. For years, organizations of all types have taken advantage of the Lotus Sametime platform’s powerful, security-enhanced features, such as integrated presence awareness, instant messaging (IM), Web conferencing, voice and video, to help people quickly find, reach and collaborate with each other.
To allow organizations and individuals the flexibility to address their specific challenges, Microsoft has a variety of Microsoft® Office suites to select from. This paper describes the commonalities and differences among the suites of the 2007 Microsoft Office system: Microsoft Office Standard 2007, Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2007, Microsoft Office Enterprise 2007, and Microsoft Office Ultimate 2007. Each suite provides the core Microsoft Office applications as well as features that support integrated content management, information rights and policy, and integrated electronic forms; however, they differ in the selection of included applications and the ways in which advanced features are implemented.
This report documents the results of ESG Lab hands-on testing of a NetApp Unified Storage Architecture deployed in a VMware virtual server environment with a goal of simplifying, protecting, and consolidating physical servers hosting Microsoft applications.
Transform your Microsoft Application environment with simple, efficient, and flexible virtualization solutions. EMC VSPEX Private Cloud solutions improve accessibility, centralize management, and increase performance for mission critical Microsoft Applications.
Managing a mixed platform and vendor IT environment presents many challenges. The problems escalate with the number of different tools used to manage the infrastructure. Customers are looking to reduce the number and variety of management tools they must use. One early adopter of IBM's ITCAM for Microsoft Applications shares the lessons learned from that experience and comments on the benefits of the latest version.
Organizations face a challenging deadline as the end of support for Windows Server 2003 nears, but they also have an opportunity for data center transformation. Download this infographic to learn more.