Microsoft Office of the CIO blog has moved

Hi readers, My apologies. We up and moved, but didn’t leave a forwarding address. Sorry about that. Since late October 2012, Microsoft IT employees have been blogging and sharing videos on Microsoft’s external website. The new blog is located here. Here’s what has been published since late October. Paul Slater did in fact publish part…


Hybrid cloud model: update on Microsoft IT application migration

This is a guest post by Patrick O’Rourke, director within the strategy, planning and communications team in Microsoft IT. For those who read this blog you know that Microsoft IT is in the midst of transforming the company into a real-time enterprise. The vision of real-time enterprise is about increasing the speed of the company’s…


To the Cloud: Exploring Cloud Models and Hybrid Ecosystems

  This is a guest post by Pankaj Arora, Senior Manager in the Global Strategic Initiatives team, Microsoft IT. See his prior post about the new book, “To the Cloud: Cloud Powering an Enterprise.” The first step to cloud adoption is to explore and understand cloud computing – its service delivery models (SaaS, PaaS, IaaS),…