To improve security and better support the productivity of our mobile workforce, Microsoft IT enabled Azure Multi-Factor Authentication as an additional verification method for secure sign-in. Now, users can sign in from any device with a single user identity that is verified with a phone call or mobile app notification. We integrated enhanced security into our existing infrastructure, focusing on the user experience, reducing helpdesk calls, and improving the performance of the service.
Managing hundreds of millions of dollars in invoices, purchase orders, and patents a year—and supporting the businesses that create them—is a difficult challenge. Microsoft IT and the Corporate, External, and Legal Affairs (CELA) team use Office, Power BI, and SQL Server for effective data management to preserve data quality in documents from a wide range of data sources. Learn how Microsoft IT and CELA created a scalable solution for accessing, reporting, and managing their data from anywhere on any device.
Microsoft IT has created a more seamless way to manage hybrid clouds. Now available for download, the Windows Azure Pack connector lets administrators and tenants use one portal to manage IaaS virtual machines in both private clouds and public Azure subscriptions. Join Technical Evangelist, Jennelle Crothers, and Senior Program Manager, Rohit Tatachar, as they discuss the success of the connector internally at Microsoft and how you can take advantage of this open source solution.
Microsoft is on a complex, multi-year journey to adopt cloud computing across the enterprise. Learn how we developed our cloud strategy, made cultural shifts, and changed processes at Microsoft to help make this journey a success.
Microsoft constantly strives to improve reliability and availability in its worldwide datacenter network. Microsoft IT developed an innovative defect reduction program that applies ITIL Problem Management and Six Sigma methodologies to datacenter operations and assets for the first time. Internal hosting consumers now use a greatly standardized and simplified environment. Supported by a robust data-driven framework, Microsoft IT professionals strive to eradicate defects in the datacenter and systematically reduce IT infrastructure failures.
Microsoft IT supports a large computing environment for product development across teams. This highly variable environment is delivered as a service using Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows Azure pack. Understand how MSIT is able to provide a scalable private cloud for dev and test to enable rapid and agile product development.
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