Real World SQL Azure: Interview with Andreas Falter, Head of Developments, Materials Management Division at INFORM and Karsten Horn, Director of International Sales, Materials Management Division at INFORM

[This article was contributed by the SQL Azure team.] As part of the Real World SQL Azure series, we talked to Andreas Falter, Head of Developments, and Karsten Horn, Director of International Sales, both in the Materials Management Division at INFORM, about using the Windows Azure platform, including SQL Azure, to extend its inventory sampling…


Windows Azure Platform Announcment: Introductory Specials Includes 750 hours on Extra-Small Instance

[This article was contributed by the SQL Azure team.] The Windows Azure Platform team is announcing a new Introductory Special here.  Details of the unveiling include a new Introductory Special as part of the Cloud Power campaign that includes 750 free hours of the Windows Azure extra-small instance and 25 hours of the Windows Azure…


ISV of the Month: Sitecore

[This article was contributed by the SQL Azure team.] Sitecore has been chosen as our first ISV of the month.  Sitecore provides a content management solution for Enterprise websites and has strong momentum within the ISV community and with customers alike.  In this video below, Sitecore outlines why they are a leader in the Gartner…


Liam Cavanagh on SQL Azure Data Sync

[This article was contributed by the SQL Azure team.] Last week I was able to take some time with Liam Cavanagh, Sr Program Manager of SQL Azure Data Sync.  Data Sync is a synchronization service built on top of the Microsoft Sync Framework to provide bi-directional data synchronization and data management capabilities.  This enables data…


Temenos Moves Banks To the Cloud With T24 on Azure

[This article was contributed by the SQL Azure team.] Temenos, the global provider of banking software, today announced the availability of TEMENOS T24 (T24) on the Windows Azure Platform.  This announcement makes T24 the first core banking system to go into production with customers on Windows Azure and SQL Azure. The combination of T24 and…


A Case Study: Kelly Street Digital

[This article was contributed by the SQL Azure team.]   In 2008, Glen Knowles founded Kelly Street Digital and created Campaign Taxi, an application available by subscription that helps customers track consumer interactions across multiple marketing campaigns. Campaign Taxi features an application programming interface (API) that customers can use to easily set up digital campaigns,…


Azure Anniversary and Customer Momentum

[This article was contributed by the SQL Azure team.]   A Customer Spotlight Press Release today reminded us that we’ve reached the one year anniversary of the Windows Azure platform.  Given all the exciting developments and progress we have made over the last year, it is easy to forget that it’s been only a year since…


Real World SQL Azure: Interview with Eugene Shustef, Chief Engineer, Global Document Outsourcing, Xerox

[This article was contributed by the SQL Azure team.] As part of the Real World SQL Azure series, we recently talked to Eugene Shustef, Chief Engineer in the Global Document Outsourcing group at Xerox, about using Microsoft SQL Azure  to build an innovative new printing service for mobile workers. Let’s listen in.   MSDN: What…