Windows Azure Platform World Wide Announcement

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Throughout these moments, Ray Ozzie, Microsoft’s Chief Architect is announcing the general availability of the Windows Azure Platform. The Windows Azure Platform will provide Infrastructure & Management Services (Windows Azure), Database Services (SQL Azure) and Developer Services (.NET Services). In the next few months, Israel will be the first country in MEA to launch the Windows Azure Platform. In preparation for the launch, we will participate in the World Summit of Cloud Computing event that will take place in Israel in December 2nd. Throughout this event, Maor David and myself will present the Windows Azure Platform that will be launched in Israel....

Announcing Microsoft .NET Services October CTP

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Today I want to write about the .NET services new CTP which is part of the Azure Services Platform. The new CTP will resemble the final release that will be commericially available after PDC 2009 (November). The .NET services pillar of Azure provides higher-level libraries to make developers more productive. The purpose of the .NET Services is to extend the .NET framework into the cloud. .NET Services includes Access Control to help create secure connections between your applications and services, as well as an Internet Service Bus for communicating across network and organizational boundaries. So what can we expect from the new .NET Services...
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