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Strategic Advantage and the Microsoft Application Platform

This whitepaper from the Microsoft Application Platform team discusses the distinct benefits our framework provides; a reliable, secure, manageable, and economical software platform to help organizations amplify the impact of their people, increase business agility and achieve strategic advantage.

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Forrester Consulting: Application Platform Optimization Study

Many organizations embrace converged application platforms, but adoption barriers remain. In this whitepaper, companies cite cost reductions and business process advances as drivers for adopting platforms encompassing application servers to business intelligence.

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David Chappell and Associates: Application Platforms and Business Strategy V Making the Connection

Every organization pursues business strategies that differentiate it from its competitors. Application platforms, the software that supports custom applications, play an essential role in providing this differentiation.

Whitepapers & Case Studies
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Webcasts & Blogs
Enable Your Company to Become More Strategic
Learn how you can use an optimization framework to plan, build, and maintain a connected, flexible, and more secure application platform.
Training & Events
IT Manager Connections
View this on-demand webcast series for a thought-provoking review of the Microsoft Application Platform, including all five capabilities.
MSDN
Platform Support, Tools, and Deployment V MSDN
The Microsoft Developer Network gives your IT development team all the information they need to deploy the Microsoft Application Platform. Look here for technical code support, tools and tips, for specific application issues and deployment.
TechNet
IT Resource Center V Microsoft TechNet
TechNet is the resource center for all IT Professionals. Look here for help with configuring your network, troubleshooting your platform applications, and other information about the IT Professional community.

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