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How Microsoft runs its business on the cloud


Date: December 12th 2012
Time: 09:00am PST
Location: Silicon Valley Room


Microsoft is working hard to deliver the best in class cloud platform called Windows Azure, while at the same time investing deeply in Windows Server 2012 making it an excellent private cloud platform. With hybrid clouds the logical end state for many companies around the world, how does Microsoft deal with the same opportunities and risks in running their own business? Please join Rob Craft in a discussion of how Microsoft IT runs its business with the cloud.


Rob Craft , Senior Director of Cloud Strategy , Microsoft Corporation
Rob has been at Microsoft since the dot com bubble, initially focused on scalable application design in Windows. As an architect, Rob concentrated on helping customers and partners modernize and re-architect their applications on the latest technologies. Rob led the technology work and deal negotiations with the top global ISVs worldwide—including the key Cloud pure play companies. Recently, Rob has returned to Redmond from Paris where he led the business operations for Microsoft International—all countries except US and Canada. This provided him the perspective and customer voice for his current role focused on delivering the best cloud platform in the world. He attended the United States Military Academy, and is a graduate of the Microsoft MBA program from the Kelly School of Business.
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