Securing the Microsoft Cloud with Microsoft System Center and Microsoft Forefront Families of Products


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The infrastructure that supports Microsoft’s consumer and enterprise cloud offerings, including Azure, Bing, BPOS, Hotmail, and Messenger, runs on servers in datacenters world-wide. Running as many servers as Microsoft does presents challenges for any management software, including Microsoft’s own, yet there is a need to meet compliance burdens and ensure the ongoing security of the systems that keep customers’ data both secure and maintain their privacy. In this session hear how Microsoft’s Global Foundation Services security and compliance team meets statutory and regulatory compliance requirements, and keeps systems secure using Systems Center Configuration Management, Operations Manager and Virtual Machine Manager products, and Forefront Identity Manager and Endpoint Protection products. Also, learn of uses that these products are put to, that might surprise you, and many of the tricks and techniques used to overcome the problems of scale and geographic distribution, and how you can apply the same to your own systems and networks.

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