Learn Windows Azure Event

Next week on Redmond Campus we are running a Windows Azure event hosted by Microsoft technical leaders Scott Guthrie, Dave Campbell, and Mark Russinovich. This will provide a great recap of where we are on the Windows Azure Platform and you can either register to visit physically, on register to watch the stream on-line at…


Windows Azure Tookkit for Social Games 1.1 RELEASED

Nathan on the team has just updated the Windows Azure Toolkit for Social Games to version 1.1. This version is a significant step forward and enables developers to more easily and quickly build out their social games on the Windows Azure Platform. The other big change he made in this release was to separate the…


Windows Azure SDK ( November Update )

Today we released a simplified version of the Windows Azure SDK, with a number of new features, a HPC Scheduler SDK  and finally a Windows Azure Platform Training Kit which aligns with the new changes. The major updates are as follows Streamlined publishing: This allows you to configure all aspects of deployments, such as Remote…


Windows Azure Umbraco Accelerator

We have just published a point release of the “Windows Azure Accelerator for Umbraco” which is designed to enable Umbraco applications to be easily deployed into the Windows Azure. The accelerator has been designed to enable you to rapidly deploy Umbraco applications and updates to your application without redeploying a full Windows Azure Service Package….


SQLServer “Denali” keynote at TechED 2011

  On Monday, Quentin Clark ( GM of SQL Engineering) presented a foundational session at TechED which focused on the Microsoft Data Platform with SQL Server “Denali” and took a look into some of our latest data tools with “Juneau”. Juneau is pretty exciting because you can install it as a stand alone component, through…


Visual Studio V.NEXT features shown at TechED 2011

Yesterday during the TechED 2011 North America Keynote, Cameron Skinner showed off a number of the new features which are coming in the next release of Visual Studio. In particular he drilled down into a number of new ALM capabilities and code editing features such as “Code Clone”. During the foundational session which immediately followed…


Windows Azure Toolkit for iOS

  If you every wanted to build iPhone applications which connected to the cloud to access storage services, your wish has been granted. On Monday we released the “Windows Azure Toolkit for iOS” which is a toolkit for developers to make it easy to access Windows Azure storage services from native iOS applications. The toolkit…


Microsoft Office 365 for IT Professionals Jump Start

   http://bit.ly/Office365-JUMP On May 24-26  we are hosting a free 3-day Jump Start training designed for IT Pros interested in learning more about preparing for and deploying Office 365. This is the first public training for IT Pros on Office 365. The course will be streamed live from 10:00-am-4:00pm on all 3 days, and the…


Microsoft Virtualization for VMWare IT Pros

Recently Symon Perriman and Corey Hynes presented two days of live sessions focused at helping VMWARE ITPRO’s to understand and implement Microsoft’s Virtualization technology. This content has now been placed on TechNet EDGE in HD format for everybody to view. You can view the content through the following short link. @MS_Virt @virtualization http://bit.ly/JSvidVM


TechED 2011 – Keynote Speakers Announced

    We are excited to announce that two of our senior leaders, Corporate Vice President, Server and Tools Marketing, Robert Wahbe and Corporate Vice President, Visual Studio, Jason Zander, will come together to showcase a broad array of technology in the 2011 Tech·Ed Keynote. Both are great speakers, so looking forward to what they…