Posts Tagged ‘windows azure platform’


May , 11

The Role of the Windows Azure VM Role

Moving applications to the cloud is all about creating the right image. Server image, that is. The Windows Azure VM role lets you run a virtual hard disk image, store that image in the cloud and load and run it on demand. You understand benefits of cloud computing, the efficiencies to be gained, the ability [...]


Jan , 10

Microsoft and Intuit become cloud partners

Microsoft and Intuit today announced plans to integrate their two cloud platforms – the Intuit Partner Platform and the Windows Azure platform – to power developers to create apps for users of the Quickbooks software. In addition, Intuit will place Microsoft’s cloud-based productivity apps in the Intuit App Center for small businesses. The deal is [...]


Dec , 09

Microsoft unveils Windows Azure platform

Microsoft has announced the availability of Windows Azure platform and has also unveiled a set of new Windows Azure features, Windows Server capabilities, marketplace offerings and Pinpoint, an online marketplace for its partners to market and sell their applications. The company introduced a new information service codenamed ‘Dallas’, available through Pinpoint and built on the [...]


Aug , 09

What is Microsoft Windows Azure?

The launch of Windows Azure has coincided with the launch of the entire cloud computing initiative from Microsoft, marks the traditional software giant’s biggest move into the Internet cloud and into the software-as-a-service business model. Azure ties Microsoft’s existing software development tools into a platform for deploying applications in the cloud, competing with Amazon Web [...]