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…


Deploying Windows 8 within Microsoft

This is a guest post by Patrick O’Rourke, director within the strategy, planning and communications team in Microsoft IT. If you’ve read this blog before then you know that one of the roles of Microsoft IT is to be the first customer of Microsoft’s commercial products and services. Through this program the IT department manages…


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),…