Business Insights | January 2012
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In This Issue
The Next Great Leap in IT
System Center Pre-release Trials
Private Cloud: Try It and Buy It
Does IT sometimes feel less like a tool and more like an obligation? Then you're ready for the next transformation in business computing: IT as a Service.
Julie Leers
West Region General Manager
Microsoft
The Next Great Leap in IT
First, there was the mainframe, which gave computing power to large corporations. Then the PC and servers arrived, bringing data to the employee desktop. Soon the Internet took hold, and with it came work-at-home access to emails, business files, and company tools. Next, virtualization brought a new level of IT efficiency to the data center, laying the foundation for the next transformation in business computing: IT as a service. Read the full article .
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Live Events
Join Us in Person!
Visit the West Region events site for a list of upcoming events in your area.
Gartner Features Office 365
Hear What Analysts Say About Office 365
Gartner has published Microsoft Office 365 findings that make the case for business adoption. This research features case studies and cost estimators to see how much customers can save. Read the full article.
Digital Events
Transforming IT with Microsoft Private Cloud
Cost savings, accelerated innovation, and business agility are within reach. Watch our virtual event to find out more.
Available on demand
System Center 2012 Licensing Update
New Capabilities and Components
Microsoft System Center 2012 allows you to choose the licensing option that works best for your management and operational needs.
Offers
Get It Now: System Center 2012 Pre-release Trials
Check out all the Microsoft System Center 2012 pre-release products, helping you confidently deliver IT as a service for your business.*
Private Cloud: Try It and Buy It
You have several choices to help you deploy commercial private and public clouds. Explore your options first!**
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Tips & Tricks
Build Your Own Private Cloud
This is the cloud on your terms. Here's how you can customize for your business.
Are You Ready for Private Cloud?
Take a free 10-minute assessment. Get your free report now.
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Downloads
Simplify Cloud Migration Planning with MAP 6.5
Download now and plan your journey to the cloud with the new Microsoft Assessment and Planning (MAP) Toolkit 6.5.
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