EU launches European Cloud Partnership steering board

EU steps up in the efforts to move to Cloud Computing by launching European Cloud Partnership steering board. The ECP will develop common computing  procurement requirements for use by EU member states and create a common framework for cloud computing across Europe. The ECP is also tasked with stimulating the migration of public IT to…

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Going Super-Compute with Windows Azure

Windows Azure team just revealed all the work they were doing in the HPC space or as they dub it “Big Compute”. The results were so impressive they have certified Windows Azure to be among Top 500 Supercomputers in the world. The amazing part are also the hardware resources that can be offered for the…

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You’re running out of excuses to not try Microsoft Windows Azure

That’s the title of the article written by James Staten for Forrester Research and it actually nicely summarizes all the features, benefits and directions for Windows Azure. I particularly like the following excerpts as they nicely summarize the holistic view: … Where Microsoft is differentiating itself centers around its integration with the on-premises world. The…

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