Principal IT Architect Robert Venable and his team oversee MS Sales, the beating heart of financial tracking and billing at Microsoft. When the app was built 20 years ago, Microsoft released new versions of software for purchase only every few years. Now, Microsoft releases products faster, and handles billions of microtransactions from selling software as a service (SaaS)—billing pennies here and there for a Skype call, a few minutes of Microsoft Azure server time, or an Xbox avatar's new shoes. Robert and his team realized the outdated app faced imminent collapse and got to work imagining the new, scalable, cloud-based solution.

EXPLORE RELATED CONTENT

You might also be interested in

How an internal cloud migration is boosting Microsoft Azure
May 30, 2019

How an internal cloud migration is boosting Microsoft Azure

Read blog
Optimizing SAP for Azure
May 06, 2019

Optimizing SAP for Azure

Read case study
Strategies for migrating SAP systems to Microsoft Azure
May 06, 2019

Strategies for migrating SAP systems to Microsoft Azure

Read case study
Building an agile and trusted SAP environment on Microsoft Azure
May 06, 2019

Building an agile and trusted SAP environment on Microsoft Azure

Read case study