Microsoft IT’s Journey to the Cloud : An Application View

 Written by Microsoft IT Showcase Microsoft IT (MSIT) currently uses mostly conventional on-premises products, but is moving rapidly to a mixed-use environment in which it utilizes some combination of on-premises software, software as a service (such as Microsoft® Exchange Online), and Windows Azure products. Microsoft developed the Windows Azure platform as a foundation for developing…


Customer conversations: The Cloud

 Written by Susan Hauser, Microsoft Corporate Vice President One of the most rewarding parts of my role is getting time to spend with the field and engaging with customers.   I come away energized and with deep insights from every meeting.  Every customer engagement represents an opportunity for me to learn, hear new perspectives and offer…


The cloud – Unlocking new enterprise paradigms

The late 90’s saw the advent of online presence. Enterprises started realizing greater opportunities beyond the traditional brick-and-mortar business model. The millennium saw the momentum shift to “as-a-service” models. Organizations built business by leveraging innovative business models, low cost to entry and unbridled entrepreneurial spirit. Traditional powerhouses realized the sway in momentum albeit a little…