Managing a data centre can be a tricky balancing act. Your organisation needs consistent and stable infrastructure that supports a growing business, but you also need to know how to incorporate modern IT trends will help you remain competitive. Microsoft is inviting Lifehacker readers to join a free webcast on June 4. Senior data centre gurus will explain how the cloud delivers new products and services faster. And you’ll be able to get instant answers to your tough questions.
Private cloud implementations give you flexibility and security, but how can you ensure those essential business apps and data are backed up in case of emergency? System Center 2012′s Data Protection Manager feature is the easy solution.
Decisions about implementing cloud solutions are often stalled by concerns over security issues. Microsoft’s Cloud Risk Decision Framework provides a structured way to assess the risks and benefits of cloud solutions and choose the right combination of technologies for your business.
The replication capabilities built into Hyper-V Replica, one of the key virtualisation features available to Windows Server 2012, will change the way you think about disaster recovery. With Hyper-V Replica, you can easily move VMs from one machine to another.
IT is no longer an isolated silo within the enterprise — it needs to work with every department to deliver services that make sense and drive profits. Microsoft knows this, and we have redesigned our entire product portfolio to reflect that reality. Come and meet with us and learn how we can help your business perform more efficiently.
System Center has long been the platform of choice for managing Windows servers. The recent release of System Center 2012 SP1 brings that same level of management smarts to the Cloud OS, allowing you to manage on-premises Windows Server 2012 systems and remote cloud instances with equal ease.
Savvy IT teams are capturing unprecedented levels of business data. Yet to truly gain competitive advantage, you need to mine all this information for real, actionable insights. Microsoft is inviting Lifehacker readers to join a free webcast on February 19, hosted by two of its most senior Big Data gurus: Jack Tang and Ron Dunn. It’s a unique opportunity to learn about Microsoft’s vision for Big Data, and ask your own questions about the implications and options for your own company.
Developing for Windows 8 lets you build quickly for phone, PC and cloud platforms — and the forthcoming #Appfest event in Sydney from Friday 15 February to Sunday 17 February will help you super-charge your app ambitions. We chatted to Vaughan Knight, developer relations manager for Nokia Australia, for his perspective on how #Appfest can help developers build a successful future.
Kotaku’s review called Fairway Solitaire “the real deal…a damn good game.” It’s also rated 5/5 on iTunes in Australia. Why? Because this isn’t your average solitaire app. It reimagines the familiar card game into an addictive strategy experience with golf theme and power ups. Developer Big Fish Games knows it has a hit, so for a limited time, is celebrating by giving away free iTunes codes to download the FULL version. Free stuff FTW!