Microsoft IT Showcase Articles: How Windows Azure Powers Microsoft's Global Enterprise

Microsoft IT Showcase delivers the best practices and experiences from Microsoft IT to provide an inside view into how the organization plans for, deploys, and manages its own enterprise solutions. The goal of sharing these best practices and cost saving scenarios is to help customers make decisions about how best to plan for, deploy, and […]

Microsoft IT Showcase delivers the best practices and experiences from Microsoft IT to provide an inside view into how the organization plans for, deploys, and manages its own enterprise solutions. The goal of sharing these best practices and cost saving scenarios is to help customers make decisions about how best to plan for, deploy, and manage Microsoft solutions in their own environment.

If you're interested in learning how Microsoft IT has implemented Windows Azure across its global enterprise, be sure to check out this new IT Showcase content, which detail how Microsoft IT has deployed Windows Azure internally and the best practices and lessons the organization learned along the way.

Here is a quick list of the topics included in the doucment:

  • Implementing Support and Monitoring For a Business-Critical Application Migrated to Windows Azure
  • How Microsoft IT Uses Windows Azure to Support Microsoft.com
  • Architecting and Redeploying a Business Critical Application to Windows Azure
  • How Microsoft IT Deployed a Customer Facing Application to Windows Azure in Six Weeks
  • Architecting and Redeploying a Business Critical Application to Windows Azure
    Watch this TechNet Webcast to learn how the Microsoft IT Volume Licensing team architected and redeployed a business critical application, with full security review and approval, to Windows Azure. The resulting solution delivers lower cost and improved scalability, performance, and reliability.
  • Reviewing and Implementing Key Support and Monitoring Requirements for a Business Critical Windows Azure and SQL Azure Application

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