Enterprise Business Productivity Blog
Welcome to another round of featured news items from around the web. Each week, we handpick articles for our community related to cloud and enterprise technology. We welcome your suggestions for next week’s round-up—share your links in the comments section or tweet a link to us at @msproductivity.
Here are 3 links focusing on different ways the Enterprise can leverage the cloud:
Office 365 Jump Start: Office 365 Deployment for Enterprise Overview
During this session, Chuck Pyle and Adam Carter discuss the key aspects of planning, preparing, and migrating to Office 365 for enterprises.
Atlanta Hospital Looks to Cloud for Email Fix
The problem, though, didn't involve the healthcare staff or medical equipment. It was email, which had become a nightmare for the doctors, nurses and administrators at Grady Health System, a 1,000-bed hospital in Atlanta that also runs seven neighborhood clinics, along with an infectious disease clinic.
Real World with Microsoft Online Services: Interview with Kevin Yearick, Grady Health System
As part of the Real World with Microsoft Online Services series, we spoke to Kevin Yearick, Director of Network Services at Grady Health System, about why, after evaluating several cloud-based solutions, Grady chose the Business Productivity Online Standard Suite from Microsoft Online Services to manage its messaging and collaboration environment. Here’s what he had to say:
BONUS: Windows Azure Announcement:
Free Ingress for All Windows Azure Customers starting July 1st, 2011
Today we’re pleased to announce a change in pricing for the Windows Azure platform that will provide significant cost savings for customers whose cloud applications experience substantial inbound traffic, and customers interested in migrating large quantities of existing data to the cloud. For billing periods that begin on or after July 1, 2011, all inbound data transfers for both peak and off-peak times will be free.
Microsoft to Make Inbound Data Transfer Free on Windows Azure Cloud
Microsoft plans to tweak its Windows Azure pricing, come July 1, to make the platform more attractive to users who want to migrate lots of data to the cloud.