Eastern Cloud Blog

This blog is aimed at our East Region State & Local Government customers. Opinions are our own - be gentle with us.

Live Webcast Series - The Modern Datacenter

Our Government CIOs keep asking us how they could get their IT departments out of the business of managing routine, manual, error-prone tasks so they could shift their energy from daily firefighting tasks and focus on new IT innovations, automation and deployment activities that delight their employees and citizens.

Microsoft Modern Datacenter solutions can help you rethink your approach to maintaining and managing Datacenters and leverage the capabilities that not only enhance IT Service Management but also Infrastructure Deployment and Application Management as well.

Please join us in November for three free Modern Datacenter webcasts recommended for CIO’s, IT Directors and IT Managers.

Watch to learn:

  • How you can rethink your approach to maintaining and managing Datacenters
  • How you can capitalize your existing investments in hardware, software, and people
  • How you can build a logical extension to your existing Datacenter and Microsoft Cloud services
  • How to plan effectively and maximize efficiency that allows you to identify issues, gain better insight and maximize performance
  • How to make more informed decisions, gain agility, and deliver services to citizens and employees more efficiently
  • How to gain a unified datacenter management experience with out-of-the-box monitoring, provisioning, configuration, automation, protection and self-service capabilities

We look forward to your attendance! Register now.


The new Office—October feature update

The new Office was just released a month ago.  As promised, you're going to see innovation at a pace that you've never seen before!  This month we expanded Skype integration in Office Online, introduced an Office Online extension for Chrome and delivered improvements in Office on Android and Office 2016 for Mac.  In addition to the expanded feature set, notice that Microsoft is the only company working to make our cloud solutions work across all platforms.


Read this Office Blog post for details and screen shots.


5 ways to save big bucks with online meetings

In today’s economy, all companies have one thing in common—they’re constantly looking for ways to cut costs. Whether your business is small or large, nonprofit or for profit, the best companies are consistently seeking out ways to make their processes and people as efficient as possible. Online meetings are one way to do that.


Check out this Office blog entry for information about how online meetings can make you more efficient and save your organization money.


Microsoft Showcases Strong Law Enforcement Momentum for Azure Intelligent Cloud Solutions at IACP



A prime example of this momentum can be seen in today’s announcement that Microsoft and TASER have launched an exciting new partnership that will bring together the two companies’ global scale, technology expertise, and shared commitment to law enforcement. TASER will integrate their Evidence.com solution and Axon camera systems with the Microsoft Azure cloud platform and Windows 10 devices, providing a connected approach for capturing, analyzing, and archiving video and other data to help improve effectiveness and transform operations.