Windows Azure Marketplace DataMarket for Government

DataMarket recently announced Section 508 compliance and the intent to secure certification for DataMarket to demonstrate compliance with the Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA). On Friday, we published the new DataMarket for Government page which highlights these as well as how DataMarket, enables governments to achieve their goals of transparency, participation and collaboration, streamlining…


DataMarket Section 508 Compliance & FISMA Certification

At Microsoft, we are committed to developing products that are accessible to everyone. We take a strategic approach to accessibility by focusing on integrating accessibility into product planning, research and development, product development, and testing. As such, we are very excited to announce that DataMarket is Section 508 compliant and that the Windows Azure Marketplace…


Real World DataMarket: Interview with Greg Kirkorsky, Senior Vice President for the Americas at STATS

As part of the Real World DataMarket series, we talked to Greg Kirkorsky, Senior Vice President for the Americas at STATS, about using DataMarket (a part of Windows Azure Marketplace) to support his company’s entry into the global consumer market. Here’s what he had to say: MSDN: Let’s start by talking about STATS. Kirkorsky: Sure….


Real World DataMarket: Interview with Dean Stoecker, President at Alteryx

As part of the Real World DataMarket series, we talked to Dean Stoecker, President at Alteryx, about using DataMarket (part of the Windows Azure Marketplace), to offer customers faster time-to-market, more flexibility, and less work when using Alteryx business intelligence (BI) solutions. Here’s what he had to say: MSDN: Tell us about Alteryx and the…


Real World DataMarket: Interview with Fabrice Marguerie, Owner, metaSapiens

As part of the Real World DataMarket series, we talked to Fabrice Marguerie, Owner of metaSapiens, about his plans to align his data querying tool, Sesame Data Browser with DataMarket (a part of Windows Azure Marketplace) to gain access to a global developer customer base. Here’s our conversation: MSDN: Can you tell us about metaSapiens…


DataMarket Update: New content available and purchase restrictions removed!

Today’s update to DataMarket completes the roll out of paid data offerings that we announced at PDC last month, across all US-based DataMarket accounts. What does this mean? All US-based accounts are now able to purchase data offerings on DataMarket. All you need is a credit card! This update also introduces a number of great…


Learn more about building application with DataMarket

Checkout out this great session December 1st to learn more about building innovative new applications with DataMarket! Session Title: DataMarket: Enabling ISVs to build innovative applications across industry verticals Date: December 1, 8 am-9am PST Session Abstract: This webcast will provide an overview of DataMarket and the tools and resources available in DataMarket to help…


DataMarket in MSDN Mag

Check out the latest issue of MSDN Magazine. The focus of the issue is on Data in the Cloud, and we have a great DataMarket article for you! Check it out to learn more about building applications that consume data from DataMarket services. 


Windows Azure Marketplace DataMarket Launch FAQ

Who can use the DataMarket? Anyone, anywhere, who accepts our terms of use, can use the free offerings. Between now and 11/22, we have a limited invitation-only experience where people in the US can request an invitation to use a credit card to subscribe to data. On 11/22, the limited invitation-only program ends and the…

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New Content on DataMarket

With the launch of our new marketplace yesterday we introduced a number of exciting new datasets – both public and commercial! Check out some of the great new data we have: 5 Offerings from Alteryx – Demographic, Expenditure, Geography and Map Data 19 Offerings from UN – International Statistics Data 6 Offerings from STATS –…