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White Paper | Presented by Microsoft

7 Reasons to Move to Microsoft 365 Now

Is your on-premises technology holding you back? While you may feel that you have more control over your on-prem solutions, they might be limiting your employees’ ability to collaborate from anywhere using secure apps they already know and love. In this e-book, you’ll see seven ways that Microsoft 365 can help your teams be more collaborative, creative, and secure, including: - Built-in Windows 10 compatibility features that help you easily transition from working at your office desktop to your mobile device - Advanced threat protection for your data, supplemented by constant human input, that improves the ways threats are detected and defeated Privacy and compliance capabilities that make meeting documentation requirements and data regulations more straightforward

Advancing the way people live and work - Building Smart Cities and Regions for Today and the Future whitepaper

Technology is increasingly interwoven into cities, regions, and our lives, leading us to a faster, more connected, and more intelligent world. With real-time access to this level of intelligence and analytics, cities will transform to better meet the needs of all who work, live, and play there. Cities will not only sense and respond to current events (becoming living organisms that respond to what they sense—traffic conditions, weather events, etc.). They’ll become predictive environments that evolve to support quality of life: For example, when a festival is coming, the smart city will proactively anticipate and prepare for the conditions needed to ensure adequate traffic control, law enforcement, energy, lighting, and parking.

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An easier path to the cloud for your legacy SQL Server data

The speed of today’s technological innovation continues to accelerate, bringing new opportunities to expand your business. Getting ahead means embracing emerging technologies and taking full advantage of the cloud. Modernizing your data platforms promises operational efficiencies and faster growth. Plus, with the end of support for Microsoft SQL Server 2008 and 2008 R2 on July 9, 2019, it’s important to start thinking about how to transform your data ecosystem.

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Breakthrough Tools

Employees have been using chat tools like text messages and social media with ease for years. Transitioning to similar forms of team communication at work is a natural next step for the mobile-first, instant communication-driven workforce. Your teamwork tools need to be flexible enough to meet all your teams’ diverse needs, while meeting essential business requirements. With so many tools out there, this interactive e-book will help you understand what truly breakthrough technology can help you achieve, and what the best tools should offer.

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Cloud lessons learned: Four companies that migrated Windows Server

Windows Server 2008 and 2008 R2 end of support is coming. But as other companies have already shown, that doesn’t mean you need to give up the security, savings, support, and development experience your workloads require. Read this e-book to learn why an Azure migration was the right path for Allscripts, GEA Group, Jellyfish Pictures, and MedPoint Digital. You’ll discover the cost, skillset, and compliance lessons they learned along the way, along with how Azure helps you: - Migrate easily using familiar Microsoft technologies. - Enable hybrid cloud scenarios with open-source capabilities. - Keep your existing workloads secure. - Get centralized services and support from Microsoft.

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Four ways to maximize your business intelligence investments

If your company is like many others, you’re driving efforts to maximise the investments you’ve made in your data programme. This may include implementing data security, unifying data silos and providing real-time analytics throughout your organisation. As you consider the future of your data programme, explore how companies like yours solved their challenges and created new opportunities. In Four Ways to Maximise Your Business Intelligence Investments, you’ll learn how to: - Drive corporate innovation with data migration. - Unify your data onto a single platform. - Bring data insights to everyone. - Connect data analysis and profitability.

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From end of support to Azure—a migration path 

As Windows Server 2008 and 2008 R2 reach end of support in January 2020, consider migrating your on-premises servers to Azure. By moving your data to the cloud, you gain the ability to scale up or down at will, increase reliability, improve compliance, and bring high availability to your workloads. Read this e-book to learn how easy it is to move your Windows Server 2008 licenses to Azure. In this three-step process for migrating your servers, discover how to: - Assess your needs for the move. - Get real-time replication of your on-premises datacenter and built-in tools to support your migration. - Optimize your cloud environment to ensure you’re getting the maximum benefit—from performance and scalability capabilities to a significantly lower cost.

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Maximize your Power BI, Tableau and Qlik investments 

Investing in analytics tools – such as Power BI, Tableau or Qlik – is a transformative beginning. How you amplify your analytics investment will set the course of your business for years to come. In Maximise Your Power BI, Tableau and Qlik investments, you’ll discover how to: - Get deeper insights faster. - Share insights and data globally. - Have security as your baseline. As your practice grows, you’ll need a provider that delivers breakthrough performance, security and speed. Analytics in Azure is up to 14× faster and costs 94% less than other cloud providers.

White Paper | Presented by Microsoft

Transform teamwork with cloud solutions

The best teams consist of diverse, action-oriented coworkers who use their different experiences and perspectives to solve problems. These individuals may represent multiple generations, departments, office locations, personality types, and collaboration styles, so they need modern digital tools to help them contribute their best to the team.

Buyers Guide to Edge Infrastructure Management Solutions

This guide shares the key steps companies should take before buying and deploying an edge infrastructure management solution.

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