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Introduction to the Windows Azure Book Series
Introduction to Windows Azure Hybrid Cloud
Chapter 1: What Is Hybrid IT?
The Thing They Call the “Cloud”
Cloud Service Models
What are the Trends that You Should Watch?
What are the Characteristics of a Cloud?
Chapter 2: Why is the Hybrid Cloud Important to My Business?
Everyone Else is Doing it
Cutting Costs for the Short Term
Outsourcing Data Security Responsibilities
A Case for Hybrid Cloud
Chapter 3: Project Planning
Envisioning and Scoping
Mapping Technical Solutions to Business Objectives (Building Business Requirements)
Formulating Technical Requirements
Prioritizing Your Objectives
Building the Solution
Chapter 4: What You Need to Know About Windows Azure As a Platform
Messaging and Integration Components
Software Development Kits
Chapter 5: Private Cloud Components and Services That Help to Build Hybrid Clouds
The Cloud Management Platform
Integrating System Center and Windows Azure
Chapter 6: Hybrid Options in Windows Azure
On-Premises Service Integrated with Cloud Service
Cloud Service Integrated with On-Premises Service
Cloud Bursting, or Batching at Scale
Development and Test Cloud Infrastructure
Windows Azure as a Disaster Recovery (DR) Site
Service Bus as an Integration Hub
Enabling Modern Applications
Virtual Desktops in Windows Azure
Chapter 7: Designing ...