Recently our IT Showcase team has published a bunch of new articles on how we are driving efficiency using new technologies. Check them out below.
Deploying FAST Search Server 2010 for SharePoint
FAST Search Server 2010 for SharePoint quickly and reliably returns highly relevant results across thousands of sites and documents. FAST also enables applications to take advantage of its capabilities to deliver business value through productivity gains and simplified data and taxonomy management. Technical White Paper
How Microsoft Reduced Bandwidth Utilization Using Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 BranchCache
In conjunction with Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7, Microsoft IT leverages BranchCache which caches local copies of content from Web and file servers to enhance performance and reduce bandwidth utilization on Wide Area Networks (WAN), eliminating the need for clients on a WAN having to go over slower links to get access to files. This functionality saves employees time and productivity while at the same time saving money on bandwidth costs.
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How Microsoft Deployed System Center Operations Manager 2012
Microsoft IT uses System Center Operations Manager 2012 to provide the monitoring of their datacenter, to delivering flexible and cost effective enterprise-class monitoring and diagnostics. Operations Manager 2012 reduces the total cost of ownership by leveraging commodity hardware, with standard configurations to monitor heterogeneous environments to ensure the availability of business-critical applications.