cloud http://windowsitpro.com/taxonomy/term/13802/more en VMworld 2015 Summary: Pat Gelsinger’s Five Imperatives http://windowsitpro.com/hybrid-cloud/vmworld-2015-summary-pat-gelsinger-s-five-imperatives <div class="field-deck"> The five imperatives for digital business </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Pat Gelsinger's five imperatives for digital business</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/hybrid-cloud/vmworld-2015-summary-pat-gelsinger-s-five-imperatives" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/hybrid-cloud/vmworld-2015-summary-pat-gelsinger-s-five-imperatives#comments Hybrid Cloud cloud cloud mobility mobility unified hybrid cloud unified hybrid cloud VMware VMware Fri, 04 Sep 2015 01:17:00 +0000 148151 at http://windowsitpro.com Even the Best ROI Plan May Be Missing One Potential Cost Surprise http://windowsitpro.com/desktop-vdi/even-best-roi-plan-may-be-missing-one-potential-cost-surprise <div class="node-body article-body">You've mapped out the investment and ROI for your new virtual environment, but your plan may not include one potential extra cost: What it'll take to recover after a data breach. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/desktop-vdi/even-best-roi-plan-may-be-missing-one-potential-cost-surprise" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/desktop-vdi/even-best-roi-plan-may-be-missing-one-potential-cost-surprise#comments Desktop-VDI cloud cloud Data Breach Data Breach data breach recovery data breach recovery VDI VDI Virtual Desktop Infrastructure virtual desktop infrastructure Thu, 03 Sep 2015 12:08:00 +0000 148111 at http://windowsitpro.com Skype for Business: PSTN Calling http://windowsitpro.com/skype-business/skype-business-pstn-calling <div class="node-body article-body">One of the areas where Microsoft’s Lync and Skype for Business products have had the most success is in replacing business phone systems (usually known as private branch exchange, or PBX, systems). This success has come about because Skype for Business has grown to offer a robust feature set that matches or exceeds what legacy PBX systems offer, combined with a thriving ecosystem of devices and add-on products and all the benefits that come from its integration with Windows, Active Directory, Exchange and SharePoint.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/skype-business/skype-business-pstn-calling" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/skype-business/skype-business-pstn-calling#comments Skype for Business Active Directory Active Directory cloud cloud Exchange Exchange Lync Lync PBX PBX PSTN PSTN SharePoint SharePoint Skype for Business Skype for Business Thu, 20 Aug 2015 02:28:00 +0000 147011 at http://windowsitpro.com Executive Insights: Google Alphabet: I stands for Innovation http://windowsitpro.com/office-365/executive-insights-google-alphabet-i-stands-innovation <div class="field-byline"> Jim Lundy </div> <div class="field-deck"> There has been a lot of media hype over the change, particularly around the claim that Google had not done its homework on the domain name. Don't believe the hype. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The thinking behind Google's reorganization goes much deeper than people think, and it's been in the works for quite some time. Jim Lundy breaks down the new fundamentals, from G to Z.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/office-365/executive-insights-google-alphabet-i-stands-innovation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/office-365/executive-insights-google-alphabet-i-stands-innovation#comments Office 365 cloud cloud Google Google Tue, 18 Aug 2015 15:45:00 +0000 146881 at http://windowsitpro.com Getty Images Office 365 numbers growing but report identifies some bad user habits in SharePoint and OneDrive http://windowsitpro.com/blog/swelling-office-365-numbers-continue <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>As someone who frequently writes about Office 365, I receive many communications from PR representatives of various companies who would like to advance the name of their company and increase awareness of their activities. Many of those communications relate to Office 365 and what the company is doing to help manage/control/assist/facilitate the transition to the cloud. It&rsquo;s part of the publicity game and sometimes interesting information is provided.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/tony-redmonds-exchange-unwashed-0">Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/blog/swelling-office-365-numbers-continue" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/blog/swelling-office-365-numbers-continue#comments Office 365 cloud cloud Numbers Numbers Office 365 Office 365 OneDrive for Business OneDrive for Business security problems security problems SharePoint Online SharePoint Online Skyhigh Networks Skyhigh Networks subscribers subscribers users users Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed Blog Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed Tue, 11 Aug 2015 14:00:00 +0000 146031 at http://windowsitpro.com Executive Insights: Microsoft Retrenches in Mobile – Enterprises Can’t Wait http://windowsitpro.com/office-365/executive-insights-microsoft-retrenches-mobile-enterprises-can-t-wait <div class="field-byline"> Jim Lundy </div> <div class="field-deck"> The bottom line is that Microsoft will do very well with its current core focus: Cloud, Office and Windows. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft will do very well with its current core focus: Cloud, Office and Windows. So while it is still a major player in software and it will offer Mobile apps for Google and Apple based devices, Microsoft has just made a major retrenchment in Mobile. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/office-365/executive-insights-microsoft-retrenches-mobile-enterprises-can-t-wait" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/office-365/executive-insights-microsoft-retrenches-mobile-enterprises-can-t-wait#comments Office 365 cloud cloud Microsoft Windows 10 Microsoft Windows 10 Office 365 Office 365 Mon, 03 Aug 2015 15:45:00 +0000 145901 at http://windowsitpro.com Aragon Research Microsoft to Pick Up Adallom for $320M, an Israel-Based Cloud Company for Security http://windowsitpro.com/security/microsoft-pick-adallom-320m-israel-based-cloud-company-security <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft is reportedly close to finalizing a $320M deal to acquire a Cloud-based security company called Adallom.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/security/microsoft-pick-adallom-320m-israel-based-cloud-company-security" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/security/microsoft-pick-adallom-320m-israel-based-cloud-company-security#comments Cloud Security Adallom Adallom cloud cloud Microsoft Microsoft Mon, 20 Jul 2015 13:18:00 +0000 144811 at http://windowsitpro.com U.S. Air Force Makes Big Investment in the Microsoft Cloud http://windowsitpro.com/azure/us-air-force-makes-big-investments-microsoft-cloud <div class="node-body article-body">One of the largest commercial cloud contracts in DoD history, the U.S. Air Force is rolling out the Office 365 platform.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/azure/us-air-force-makes-big-investments-microsoft-cloud" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/azure/us-air-force-makes-big-investments-microsoft-cloud#comments Office 365 Azure Air Force Air Force Azure Azure cloud cloud Microsoft Microsoft Fri, 17 Jul 2015 17:11:00 +0000 144641 at http://windowsitpro.com Half of All IT Spending Will Be Cloud-Related http://windowsitpro.com/desktop-vdi/half-all-it-spending-will-be-cloud-related <div class="node-body article-body">Technology spending is quickly shifting to cloud-based solutions, with both public and private cloud infrastructure growing at rapid rates.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/desktop-vdi/half-all-it-spending-will-be-cloud-related" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/desktop-vdi/half-all-it-spending-will-be-cloud-related#comments Desktop-VDI cloud cloud desktop virtualiization desktop virtualiization IT spending IT spending technology spending technology spending VDI VDI Wed, 15 Jul 2015 23:54:00 +0000 144601 at http://windowsitpro.com IT Innovators: Using BI And The Cloud To Build Resilience Into Not-For-Profits’ Devastated Data Infrastructure http://windowsitpro.com/it-innovators/it-innovators-using-bi-and-cloud-build-resilience-not-profits-devastated-data-infrastr <div class="field-byline"> Patrick Mannion, IT Innovators Writer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Find out how one IT professional helped rebuild a data infrastructure in the aftermath of a natural disaster. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/it-innovators/it-innovators-using-bi-and-cloud-build-resilience-not-profits-devastated-data-infrastr" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/it-innovators/it-innovators-using-bi-and-cloud-build-resilience-not-profits-devastated-data-infrastr#comments IT Innovators Business Intelligence Business Intelligence cloud cloud Mon, 15 Jun 2015 13:43:00 +0000 141521 at http://windowsitpro.com <p>Peter Deefholts, a practice lead with Theta, New Zealand</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>