Microsoft Intune enables users to create a well-managed desktop environment. Other Microsoft cloud based services now include Azure, Business Productivity Online Suite (BPOS), Office 365, Dynamics CRM Online and a hosted version of Microsoft Exchange, fulfilling Microsoft's goal to take all of their on-premise services and migrate them to the cloud. Intune will offer Microsoft's IT management software, such as System Center and Service Manager, as a service.
After a year of beta testing, Microsoft Windows Intune hosted desktop management service is live!
The open source cloud computing project OpenStack has come a long way since NASA and Rackspace launched it in 2010. Backed by leading technology infrastructure providers including Cisco, Dell, EMC, HP, IBM, Intel, and VMware, OpenStack underpins significant workloads at an increasingly diverse set of organizations, including BWM, CERN, Comcast, eBay, and Wal-Mart. For CIOs engaged in broader programs to win, serve, and retain customers -- and refocus business technology (BT) spend -- a planned and pragmatic …
Essential Insights for Successful Cloud Migration and Management
Whether you're planning your cloud migration strategy or already in the cloud, making accurate cloud decisions requires a deep analytical approach. This paper discusses the main objectives to achieve, top questions to ask, and the analytics you need at each stage of your cloud journey. You'll learn:
How to identify which cloud provider will provide the best cost and performance benefits for your organization
How to determine which applications …