The count-down to GDPR has started. Just six months until the regulation comes into effect on 25 May 2018. Are you all set? This useful infographic and the links to information can be helpful if you don't have your data strategy set yet.
Companies around the world are under pressure to transform to digital organizations. The ability to produce business-changing apps can help companies engage customers, empower employees, optimize operations, and transform products. Get the facts on Azure Stack in this short data sheet from Microsoft.
Get the facts in this GDPR white paper from 451 Research
This comprehensive six page report looks at national reactions (important because national Data Protection Authorities [DPAs] will police the regulation) and some of the requirements companies should start considering now, including the hiring of a data protection officer (DPO) to manage and provide guidance on compliance.
Azure Stack blog post 1 of 3: The Way Cloud is Moving
"The way cloud is moving" - is the first in a series of three blog posts from Jason Tomlinson, our head of product management focusing on the key use cases of Azure Stack. This first one talks about the emergence of edge computing and its relevance to hybrid cloud.
Azure Stack blog post 2 of 3: Satisfying regulations in the cloud
I often see companies confusing governance with management. But they are very different beasts. Managing the cloud is about maximizing processes and making sure objectives are met in full compliance with defined governance. Governance continuously monitors and audits rules and regulations, making sure they are met. But, having said that, it is important management and governance work together to optimize and secure cloud infrastructures....
Azure Stack blog post 1 of 3: Hybrid Cloud – Controlling the Future
When the first frost comes, I become obsessed with tuning into the weather, and I know I’m not the only one. Have I topped up the anti-freeze? Do I need to invest in all-weather tyres? And so the list goes on. CIOs have just as many questions about moving to the cloud....
Azure Stack – building an end-to-end validation environment
Technical White Paper
HOT OFF THE PRESS! In this guide, Microsoft provide information to help you plan for an end-to-end Azure Stack validation environment using the Azure Stack Development Kit. They cover many of the core concepts required to build a functional Azure Stack environment, including subscriptions, services, quotas, plans, and offers. You'll learn about the constructs and configurable options available in Azure Stack, and see how to tackle the key considerations that go into planning a successful implementation.
This whitepaper is intended for IT Professionals and Developers. Whether you currently have an existing Infrastructure as Code solution, you are evaluating the available solutions or already decided to start with Microsoft Azure services, this whitepaper is written for you. The content covers the end to end process for creating, deploying and managing applications with Azure Resource Manager, the foundation of the Microsoft cloud.