Making $30,000 a Month with Windows 8 Apps

Kevin Ashley is my colleague, so I don’t think he’ll mind that I reposted from his blog. I think it’s a great story…Hopefully he won’t retire soon! Kevin is an Architectural Evangelist on the West Region Developer & Platform Evangelism team and is based out of our Silicon Valley campus. Making money with Windows 8…

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Join in Worldwide Partner Conference Monday In Toronto or Online

Worldwide Partner Conference begins Sunday. It is nearly sold out but there’s still time to register. The 2012 Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference is coming July 8 – 12, 2012 in Toronto. With more than 15,000 attendees from 150 countries, there’s no better exposure for your business. You will: Engage with visionaries and spark new relationships…

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New Windows Azure Pricing Reduces Costs of Storage, Compute

The Windows Azure team has announced additional savings to compute and storage customers. In addition to the SQL storage reductions announced last month, the new plan offers an Extra Small Compute at 2 cents per hour. With these changes, a 24×7 Extra Small Compute instance with a 100MB SQL Azure DB costs less than $20…

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Go to Market with SQL Server 2012 ‘Sneak Peek Campaign’

Microsoft has just released the SQL SERVER 2012 Sneak Peek Campaign. This campaign allows you to give your customers an early look at the powerful capabilities of SQL Server 2012 from unlocking data insights to building solutions and extending into the cloud.  A key component of the cloud-ready information platform, SQL Server 2012 will help…

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White Paper Series Helps You Get a Start on Windows Azure Pricing

The Windows Azure Platform Pricing Calculator is designed to help application developers get a rough initial estimate of their Windows Azure usage costs. But where to start? What sort of numbers do you plug in? A series of white papers from MSDEV helps give you a starting point for figuring it all out. Start with…

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Toolkit Helps You Market Your Phone Apps

You’ve built a great Windows Phone app – now you need to market it. The Windows Phone Marketing Kit for Marketplace App Publishers is now available on App Hub. This easy to use toolkit is designed to help you start promoting your Windows Phone app in all your marketing activities and on your website. What…

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Get Datasheets, White papers, Presentations, Demos in New Product Guide for SQL Server ‘Denali’

Download the datasheets, white papers, technical presentations, demonstrations, and links to videos that will help you evaluate Microsoft SQL Server code name ‘Denali.’ The release is available as community preview 3. The SQL Server code name ‘Denali’ Community Technical Preview 3 (CTP3) Product Guide contains the latest datasheets, white papers, click-through and auto-running demonstrations, hands-on…

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Hardware, Server, Mobility Competency Benefits for Partners on Windows Phone

Special programs are offered through the Microsoft Partner Network can help your company with development and sales of your Windows Phone applications. Microsoft partners who have earned any competency can purchase discounted hardware and service plans from selected vendors. New logos can display your specialty in Marketplace when you earn the Mobility Competency. Earning the…

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Deals for Getting Started on Windows Azure Extra Small Compute

The price of a Windows Azure extra small compute instance will be reduced by 20 percent beginning October 1. You can also use extra small compute hours to power small instances at a ratio of three extra small compute hours per one hour of small compute. Additionally, current Introductory Special offer customers and customers who…

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Sell Your SaaS Applications, Data Through Windows Azure Marketplace

Windows Azure Marketplace has added the capability for you to sell finished applications built on Windows Azure in US markets. Offerings are currently available within the United States with other countries being added in the next few months. Benefits of the Windows Azure Marketplace include: Global Reach Premium Experiences Secure Platform Click here to read…

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