The Caisses d’Epargne Regional Savings Bank chose a private cloud solution to boost their provisioning speed and market agility

Datacenter and Cloud Services

Today's business runs on IT. Every department needs technology to stay productive and to help your business compete. As mobility and data continue to expand, a new wave of demands for applications and resources presses on your hierarchical IT infrastructure.

As your datacenter is the hub for storage, networking capability, and the computing capacity necessary to run your business productively, you need a data center that is not limited by the restrictions of the past. Transform what you own today into an asset that can grow, shrink with your business. Create an environment that can extend beyond your datacenter walls, an environment flexible and agile enough to handle changing needs and unexpected opportunities.

Your value

Based on methodologies and processes derived from over 25 years of working with the world’s largest enterprises to build and operate large-scale data centers, Microsoft Services can help you to centrally manage your IT infrastructure to make efficient use of hardware and IT resources providing your business with integrated value demonstrated in lowered cost of ownership, asset flexibility, and these infrastructure improvements:

  • Self-service capabilities
  • Capacity planning
  • Service-level management
  • Proactive systems monitoring

Our approach

Microsoft Services can help you achieve your desired cloud computing state across on-premises and hosted environments. We bring together solutions from both Microsoft and its partners that integrate technology, people, and processes to help enterprises transform their data centers into strategic business assets, customized to their specific business needs.

  • Help assess and optimize data center capabilities to deliver cloud and data center solutions through a centralized management platform
  • Facilitate the efficient utilization of hardware and IT resources, self-service capabilities, capacity planning, service-level management, and proactive systems monitoring
  • Help organizations accelerate the deployment of new solutions by using industry-leading architectures and service-delivery frameworks
  • Minimize risks by relying on over 25 years of expertise building and managing large scale data centers across the globe
  • Transform your data center with Microsoft.  Take the complex, heterogeneous infrastructure that you have today and migrate it into the new world of cloud. You can take advantage of the boundless capacity that the cloud offers, while still meeting requirements for security and compliance. You can reduce cost and complexity with technology innovation in areas like storage and networking. You can deliver services to the business faster with a platform that makes you more agile and more productive.

For a growing number of enterprises, the journey to cloud computing begins with a private or hybrid cloud implementation that is built on Windows Server, Microsoft Azure, and System Center technologies. Begin your journey by reviewing the solution briefs below to understand your options and possible next steps.

  • Take a strategic approach to introducing new datacenter and cloud technologies and processes into your IT environment. Work side by side with Microsoft Services consultants to identify areas where your organization can benefit from advanced virtualization, management, identity, security, IT processes, and compliance across on-premises and hosted services.

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  • Develop and implement cloud solutions quickly while reducing both complexity and risk. Our solutions span private, public, and hybrid clouds to introduce efficiency and agility with increased control and customization. Microsoft Services brings together software, consolidated guidance, and validated configurations with partner technology such as compute, network, and storage architectures to build solutions that meet the needs of your business.

  • Microsoft Services also offers a comprehensive Service Provider Portfolio focusing on the business needs and enabling technologies of hosting, telecom, and enterprise customers interested in offering services to external customers. Our industry experts can help you identify growth opportunities, plan new services, and deploy the technologies and processes to bring your strategies to life.

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Enterprise Modernization

With End of Support for SQL Server 2005 coming in April 2016, start planning now. Design your upgrade path to meet the unique needs of your business. Leverage Microsoft Services for assessment, planning, modern application development and legacy infrastructure updates. Learn more

Service Provider Enablement

Want to optimize your business operations and offer new value added services to stay competitive? Develop business cases, test architectures, launch new services and receive customer on-boarding guidance from Services’ end-to-end consultative assistance. Learn more

Cloud Platform Integration Framework (Azure Architecture Patterns)

The Cloud Platform Integration Framework (CPIF) provides workload integration guidance for onboarding applications into a Microsoft Cloud Solution.