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AMD & Microsoft® Solutions for Business 

AMD & Microsoft® Solutions for Business

AMD and Microsoft have a long history of working together to provide powerful, complementary solutions that deliver results. It all starts in our engineering labs, where we create powerful and energy-efficient silicon and software technologies that fully leverage one another.

Together, AMD and Microsoft provide a solid foundation with leading-edge performance for cloud computing, virtualization, database solutions, collaboration and infrastructure.

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AMD and Microsoft® Cloud Computing Solutions

Cloud computing is one of the hottest new trends in IT, promising new scales of data center efficiency and business agility.

AMD and Microsoft together provide the support data centers require to build flexible, responsive cloud environments by offering the power efficiency to help you save annually on power and cooling costs.

AMD and Microsoft products and technologies for cloud computing

The Windows Azure platform includes a cloud services operating system and a set of developer services, which provide the functionality to build applications that span from consumer-web to enterprise scenarios.

SharePoint Server helps people be more productive, and AMD Opteron™ processors deliver optimal performance to handle even the largest SharePoint Server implementations.



AMD and Microsoft® in Virtualization

AMD and Microsoft work closely together and make broad investments in areas of the platform, IT management, applications, interoperability and licensing to deliver the benefits of virtualization while allowing for the reduction in costs associated with implementing virtualized environments.

AMD and Microsoft products and technologies for virtualization

Businesses today are always looking for ways to reduce IT costs and optimize the utilization of their IT infrastructure while minimizing complexity.  Virtualization innovations from Microsoft and AMD combine to deliver a powerful and highly efficient virtualization platform that provides the ability to quickly deploy and scale IT systems to support agile business initiatives. 

AMD Opteron™ processor-based servers running the Windows Server® 2008 R2 operating system provide high-octane, green-and-mean performance for delivering furiously fast, flexible cloud services.

VDI has has increased in demand recently thanks to advances in software and hardware that provide the rich and full-featured computing experiences that users require.

With RemoteFX® from Microsoft, users can now experience a rich graphics experience through VDI. 

On the hardware side, AMD provides the cornerstone technology, from server-to graphics-to client, to take advantage of the advances of RemoteFX and Dynamic Memory for successful VDI deployments.



AMD and Microsoft® Database Solutions

AMD and Microsoft have a history of working together to create combined hardware and database solutions that deliver superior performance and scalability, while providing low total cost of ownership.

AMD and Microsoft products and technologies for database

Servers powered by the AMD Opteron™ processors enable breakthrough performance for SQL Server environments at industry-leading price points that can lead to dramatic improvements in total cost of ownership.

Consolidate servers with multiple databases and instances with SQL Server virtualization on AMD Opteron™ processor-based HP Blade Servers. This private cloud appliance from Microsoft and HP allows you to host multiple SQL Server 2012 databases in a single, optimized hardware platform to centralize data storage and management.

SQL Server Fast Track Data Warehouse is a reference architecture that allows customers to quickly build and deploy enterprise data warehouses while reducing costs, time and risks.  SQL Server Fast Track Data Warehouse relies on AMD Opteron™ processor-based servers to provide optimal performance through advanced memory architecture and high compute density.



AMD and Microsoft® Collaboration Solutions

Collaboration software makes your company run.  Better.  And Microsoft is leading the way with a suite of software that helps teams synchronize calendars and timelines, share documents and virtually stay on the same page. Running Microsoft collaboration based programs on servers powered by AMD Opteron™ processors is a smart solution that will help increase your company’s productivity, savings and agility.

AMD and Microsoft products and technologies for collaboration

Unified Communications provides a seamless flow between the work users do and the people they need to connect with to get that work done—leading to a significant increase in overall productivity.

SharePoint Server helps people be more productive, and AMD Opteron™ processors help deliver optimal performance to handle even the largest SharePoint Server implementations.



AMD and Microsoft® Infrastructure Solutions

AMD and Microsoft come together to deliver optimized processors and virtualization technologies that create a powerful virtualized infrastructure with the right combination of performance, efficiency and price.

AMD and Microsoft products and technologies for infrastructure

Windows Server 2008 R2 with SP1 is designed to help you increase control, availability and flexibility of your datacenter and desktop infrastructure while helping reduce costs.

AMD Virtualization™ technology and Windows Server® 2008 R2 can help reduce operating costs, increase server utilization rates and control capital expenditures.

Windows Server Foundation provides you with a dependable and affordable technology foundation for running your business applications and for sharing information and resources.

Windows Small Business Server 2011 (SBS 2011) running on AMD Opteron™ processor-based servers is an all-in-one technology solution that delivers a lot in a small package. SBS 2011 provides the most popular small-business server technologies in one integrated and affordable suite.


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AMD and Microsoft Cloud Solutions
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