Big Week for Azure

This has been a massive last week for Azure. With new releases of VS and .NET framework as well as some price cuts, we also had a major release of Azure. Coupled with all of that there has been a new SDK released with new management capabilities and hooks into Visual Studio. For me, the general…


Visual Studio 2013 Released

The latest release of our Visual Studio Product has just been released, 2013. With this release you will see some cool new features, including: Better support for multiple frameworks within one application, MVC, ASP etc Better integration with Azure Active Directory Responsive design features Better support for HTML5 and JavaScript frameworks Better cross-browser support Scaffolding…


Azure Price Cuts and Some New Features

First off support now for Windows Server 2012 R2, which will spin up 30% quicker than other versions. Windows Server 2012 R2 is supported for both VMs and Cloud Services which means you can start to build apps targeting .NET framework 4.5.1 and deploy to Azure PaaS (Cloud Services). For more information on .NET framework…


Microsoft achieves US FedRAMP JAB P-ATO for Windows Azure

Windows Azure is the first public cloud platform, with infrastructure services and platform services, to receive a Provisional Authority to Operate from the FedRAMP Joint Authorization Board. Microsoft Corp. announced Monday 30th September, that its public cloud platform, Windows Azure, has been granted Provisional Authorities to Operate (P-ATO) from the Federal Risk and Authorization Management…