Why Windows Phone Will Beat Android

At the Microsoft MIX 2011 conference we discussed the fact that both IDC and Gartner issued reports indicating that by 2015 the Windows Phone ecosystem will be the second largest phone ecosystem in the world (IDC press release, Gartner press release). In a report issued yesterday by Pyramid Research analysts provided insight into Why Windows…

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Rise of the cloud ecosystems

I had the opportunity to participate at this year’s CloudConnect conference, with my session on Building Highly Scalable Applications on Windows Azure, which is mostly an update from my earlier… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Nokia & Microsoft Announce Plans for Strategic Partnership

In London this morning Nokia and Microsoft announced plans for a broad strategic partnership, creating a new global mobile ecosystem. “I am excited about this partnership with Nokia”, said Steven Ballmer, Microsoft’s CEO. “Ecosystems thrive when fueled by speed, innovation, and scale. The partnership announced today provides incredible scale, vast expertise in hardware and software…

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Designing for Cloud-Optimized Architecture

I wanted to take the opportunity and talk about the cloud-optimized architecture, the implementation model instead of the popular perceptions around leveraging cloud computing as a deployment model…. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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SOA with .NET and Windows Azure

Yes that is a book and it is now available! http://soabooks.com/net http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0131582313 http://www.informit.com/store/product.aspx?isbn=0131582313 I had the… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Flixster Internet Explorer 8 Accelerator & Web Slice

In time for the summer Flixster the leading online destination for movie enthusiasts with over 30M unique visitors per month and 2 billion movie ratings that leading movie application on Facebook , MySpace, iPhone have released this week a Internet Explorer8 search accelerator and web slice.  The Flixster search accelerator enables to quickly get access…

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60-minute Architect focused Webcast

Each month through June 2010, we’ll bring you a 60-minute Architect focused Webcast to educate on the latest trends/topics and how new technologies can align with your business needs.   March 25, 2010 at 1:00pm – 2:00pm EST Title: Extending Your Sites Reach with IE8 Add On Features Abstract Today’s users are getting more sophisticated…

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Live Streaming for the Best Party at PDC09!

Can’t make it to Los Angeles for The Underground @ PDC? You will miss hanging out with the Lakers Girls, 500+ techies, drinks, etc.; but you can still be a part of the action! The Underground will… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Microsoft WebsiteSpark Launches!

OK, you’re all aware of BizSpark and how it helps development focused startups to get easy access to Microsoft tools. Well, now we’ve launched WebsiteSpark for Web Developers and Designers! Similar to BizSpark, the idea is to make access to the Microsoft Web Platform as simple as possible (in Microsoft terms), enable training and support…

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Microsoft Wave

Microsoft Wave (nothing to do with Google Wave) is a cool new site from Microsoft’s UK team.  It shows off the latest developments and products that are coming out of Microsoft. You will find information on technologies like Photosynth, Worldwide Telescope and Deepzoom Composer, as well as Project Natal and Microsoft Tag. Read the full…

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