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  • Customer story: IHG (InterContinental Hotel Group) grows and scales its global business with hybrid cloud

    With locations in 100 countries, InterContinental Hotel Group (IHG) is focused on improving their customers' experiences through technology. But updating IT infrastructure in so many countries was costly and ineffective. The cloud offered IHG a way to grow and scale their global business while adding value to their customers. At…

  • SQL Server and Azure SQL Database GDPR Guidance Paper

    Members of the European Union and European Economic Area pay close attention to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which regulates data protection and privacy. Microsoft created this informational guidance paper to support understanding of the regulations—and to offer helpful links if you need more specific information. Check it out!

  • Why the cloud? Why Microsoft Azure?

    If you're a SMB and haven't migrated to the cloud yet, you've probably got questions, including why Microsoft Azure might best fit your needs. Unmatched security might be one reason. With built in protection for hybrid environments, the Azure Security Center lets you focus on driving your business priorities without…

  • Increase business productivity with Windows Server and Azure

    Over 60% of enterprises will adopt open-source and open APIs for their cloud integration strategies. Migrating existing apps with few or no code changes will help streamline the process. That's why it's important to have a platform that works well with open-source APIs and code, like Azure. At InData, we…

  • Cloud lessons learned: Four companies that migrated Windows Server

    The GEA Group is one of the largest system providers for the food processing industry, operating in more than 60 countries. With nearly 300 sites worldwide, 120 SAP instances, 3,000 servers, more than 100 enterprise resource planning systems, and 1,000s of apps, GEA needed to centralize control. So, they migrated…

  • Digital Transformation in the Oil & Gas Industry: Collect and Monitor Sensor Data

    If you're investing in technology to provide immediate feedback, why not also invest in a platform that allows you to use the data for efficient decision-making? At oil and gas facilities, cameras and sensors output data at lightning speeds—and it must be managed in order to keep operations smoothly. Watch…

  • Data Migration Process: How Agencies Can Successfully Move Data to Modern Systems

    Planning a data migration from on-premises to the cloud? There are a few ways to get a head start on the process. Begin to think about which staff will be involved, the timing of the move, and what critical infrastructure data you need to move and why. With the right…

  • Customer story: Australian National University pioneers the next generation of genomics research by moving to the cloud

    For researchers at Australian National University, time is a limiting factor when it comes to analyzing genomic data. That's why they migrated their on-premises infrastructure to the cloud. With the shift, they can increase the speed of their analysis and reduce the time it takes to analyze data, saving days…

  • Lizo | Transformation in the oil & gas industry: data analysis and visualization

    With improved technological tools, you're likely accumulating more data than ever. If you're wondering how to manage it, you're not alone. Microsoft understands that most businesses are experiencing a significant increase in data and need help. Watch this video for an example of how a data-driven company can utilize #Azure…

  • Cloud migration essentials: A guide to migrating servers and virtual machines

    Migrating to the cloud is a business decision that you need to make. The benefits are universal: reduced costs, faster modernization capabilities, and increased security. But ensuring your migration has a minimal impact on your business and will run as expected means you need a strong plan that covers the…