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TFS In The Cloud

Maintaining and operating (server) applications in an IT infrastructure is costly. You need staff for installation, configuration of the applications, and monitoring. TFS is no exception. As the use of TFS increases in a company, there is usually a need for scaling up and out the server platform to handle the load. The more important TFS becomes in an organization, the greater the need for maintenance and good backup/restore solutions.

Companies increasingly have started to use cloud-based solutions for much of their infrastructure functions. Vendors such as Google, Microsoft, and others offer cloud services for other ...

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