Windows Azure Holiday Goodness: Service Release – December 2011

Recently several Windows Azure December updates are announced to improve ease of use, interoperability, and overall value. Here are my favorites and see here for complete details. Simplified Risk Free 90-Days Free Trial Eliminating usage above free quota limits that lead to overage charges; see below MonthlyAllocations Compute (750 small compute hours) Storage – Relational (1G…


Windows Azure Holiday Goodness: Readiness Resources

   Windows Azure Training Kit – December Update    A great readiness resource to study at your own pace and it’s available for free download. December update comes with following goodness: HPC Scheduler (3 New Hands-On Labs, 2 New Demos) Node.js (1 New Demo; download SDK here) 16 New and 17 Updated PowerPoint Presentations All 36…


Windows Azure Training Event by ScottGu – Streamed Live

      Scott Guthrie, CVP Azure Platform, is hosting an Azure Training Event on Tuesday 13th Dec’11 at noon ET (total 8 Hours) along with Dave Campbell, and Mark Russinovich! Very exciting; can’t ask for more.. Time Session Topic Noon – 1:30pm Getting Started with Windows Azure 1:45pm – 3:00pm Cloud Data & Storage 3:15 –…


Windows Azure Events in December on East Coast

We are pleased to announce following Windows Azure events for ISVs to learn and develop their cloud solutions leveraging latest offerings of Windows Azure Platform. Windows Azure Discover events provide both business and technology overview by Microsoft Evangelists. Lunch is provided. Plus a chance to win XBOX 360 Kinect. Windows Azure Camps have 2 parts…


Enhance Your Business Value with Big Data Analytics @ NJTC

New Jersey Technology Council (NJTC) is hosting BigData Analytics event on Thu 01 Dec 2011 in Jersey City, NJ. You can register here and if you would like to discuss how Microsoft can help you then find either me or my colleague Peter Laudati at the event. Meanwhile here are some recent updates and resources:…


Multiple Sclerosis (or MS): Bike to the Bay 2011, Delaware

  This Saturday 24 Sept 2011, seven of us (gang of 13) completed 75-miles bike ride (rest did 45-miles) to support The Delaware Chapter of the National MS Society, who is committed to research for a cure tomorrow, but also to provide programs which address the needs of people living with MS today (checkout a…


Cloud Expo New York (June 6-9, 2011)

I am looking forward to learn latest on the Cloud Computing Spectrum, meet several customers and partners and find ways we can help them by leveraging Microsoft Public & Private Cloud offerings (Windows Azure, Office 365, Dynamics CRM Online, Windows Intune, Windows Server Hyper-V). If you are around and would like to meet me, please…


Multiple Sclerosis (or MS): Bike MS – Crankin for a Cure 2011, Delaware

This Sunday 15 May 2011, we (Sanyog and I) completed 30-miles bike ride to support The Delaware Chapter of the National MS Society, who is committed to research for a cure tomorrow, but also to provide programs which address the needs of people living with MS today. We enjoyed the scenic route through downtown Middletown,…


My 1st Windows Phone 7 App: Top DCRM Blogs

      Checkout my 1st Windows Phone 7 (WP7) App – Top DCRM Blogs, highlighting Top 10 Dynamics CRM Blogs. If you want to nominate any particular blog for next version of this App, please add your comment to this blog-post or drop me a note. To install this FREE App, you may download here…


Are you coming to Convergence 2011?

I am getting ready to join Convergence 2011 (Atlanta during 10-13 Apr 2011), our biggest Dynamics Customer and Partner Conference. I am delivering following two sessions besides meeting several Partners and Microsoft Folks: CSCRM37 – Streamlining Citizen Services with Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online for Governments,  on Wed 13Apr11 at 11am under Public Sector Industry Track….