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Microsoft Announces New Windows Azure Features

Microsoft announced a number of new capabilities and services for Windows Azure at its PDC10 conference. New capabilities and services include: Support for Virtual Machine (VM) roles. VM roles will allow users to move their legacy applications to Windows Azure eliminating the need to change code to work within Windows Azure Remote Desktop Functionality will…

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Review of The New Polymath

Vinnie Mirchandani’s new book; The New Polymath, is full of profiles and case studies that illustrate how the New Polymath’s within many industries are creating disruptive innovation to leapfrog their competition and introduce innovation to their respective industries and customers. The  book’s chapters on Technology and Cloud Computing profile  innovations of technology vendors. In particular,…

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IBM rolls out Beta Cloud to Developers

IBM last month rolled out its Beta Cloud to the general public. The Beta Cloud is IBM’s dynamically provisioned runtime environment that includes tools to develop and test application code on IBM software. With this new offering on the market it will be interesting to see who dominates amongst Amazon, IBM, Rackspace, Microsoft Azure and…

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V2 of Cloud Computing Use Cases Published

Version 2 of the  Computing Use Cases White Paper has just been published.  V2 of the Cloud Computing Use Cases focuses on developer roles and what is necessary for Open API’s to work with Cloud Computing. V2 of the Use Cases series follows the release of the the initial Cloud Computing Use Cases document in…

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Microsoft Makes Windows Azure Push

Microsoft has recently made a strong push into consolidating mind share amongst Cloud Developers with a relaunched Windows Azure Platform developer portal and targeted adverts on LinkedIn and other social networking sites. Microsoft technical strategist  Steve Marx outlines the  Windows Azure Platform for developers in the following video.

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