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In the global marketplace, businesses, customers and employees are publishing and consuming vast amount of information. According to the Harvard Business Review, there was more data generated in 2009 by individuals than in all of human history through 2008.
People who discover, share and increase the value of that information put their businesses ahead of their competitors. Such information has the power to accelerate innovation, move products to market more quickly and enable employees to find it easier to collaborate and share information where and when they need to do so.
Like a mature garden that has become overgrown and untidy, it needed more than a bit of weeding. XP needed to be dug up and re-laid. With Vista, Microsoft brought in the landscapers to put down new paths, build new fences and create new beds and features to make it a nice, rich experience. Windows 7 extends Vista with new features, but compared with Vista its scope is more limited.
So how should enterprises respond?
Business communications, collaboration and productivity represent important elements to addressing today’s cloud computing landscape for enterprise IT service needs. Microsoft Online Services support offers the opportunity for an optimized workplace, especially the Business Productivity Online Suite, or BPOS. BPOS represents Microsoft’s software-as-a-service (SaaS) communications and collaboration offering to the market. Find out why here.
Executives must constantly re-evaluate and assess their strategies for cost reduction, efficiencies, business agility, faster deployment, and disaster recovery and business continuity. Virtualization offers a first-step solution to the cost equation that arises when technology contends with space. The benefits of virtualization are real. But so are the risks. This paper explores what to expect—and what to avoid.