are two major trends that have started to affect the IT landscape ingeneral, and the datacenter in particular.There are four key IT questions that customers claim are keeping them up at night:
How do I embrace the cloud?
With a private cloud, you get many of the benefits of public cloud computing
including self-service, scalability, and elasticity
with the additional control andcustomization available from dedicated resources. Microsoft customers can build aprivate cloud today with Windows Server, Microsoft Hyper-V, and Microsoft SystemCenter, but there are many questions about how to best scale and secure workloadson private clouds and how to cost-effectively build private clouds, offer cloudservices, and connect more securely to cloud services.
How do I increase the efficiency in my datacenter
?Whether you are building your own private cloud, are in the business of offeringcloud services, or simply want to improve the operations of your traditionaldatacenter, lowering infrastructure costs and operating expenses while increasingoverall availability of your production systems is critical. Microsoft understands thatefficiency built into your server platform and good management of your cloud anddatacenter infrastructure are important to achieving operational excellence.
How do I deliver next-generation applications?
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