Private Platform as a Service (aka. Windows Azure Appliance)

Microsoft will be the first to provide a comprehensive “Private” Platform as a Service (PaaS) offering based on the current Windows Azure Platform, called the “Windows Azure Platform Appliance”.  If you know anything about Windows Azure, just take all the inovation, efficiency, scalability, elasticity, automation, self-healing/self-managing, and multi-tenancy… package it up in a box and…

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Cloud Computing in Education – (a non-technical business case)

The Power of Choice Over the years, education has evolved with the decades of change in software platforms and IT.  The platform paradigms shifted from the mainframe/midrange, client-server, web/mobile, and services oriented infrastructure/architecture.  Each designed to resolve the shortcomings of its predecessor.  Today, students are digital natives proving once again that “Moore’s Law” holds true. …

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