Update on the Next Microsoft .NET Services CTP

It’s been a while since our last update on this blog, hopefully everyone enjoyed a warm, sunny summer break while we continued the march toward the commercial release of Microsoft .NET Services.   For those that are new to the conversation .NET Services make it easier to connect applications and services in the cloud and…


.NET Services Scheduled Maintenance (September 8th, 2009)

  .NET Services Scheduled Maintenance (September 8th, 2009) When: Start:  08:00hrs PDT, September 8th, 2009End:  14:00hrs PDT, September 8th, 2009   What: Routine maintenance on the storage layer of the Access Control Service.   Impact Alert: Customers can expect intermittent timeouts on Access Control operations during this maintenance window. This will also impact ServiceBus and…


Pricing information for the Windows Azure platform

Pricing information for the Windows Azure platform was announced on Tuesday, July 14 at Worldwide Partner Conference. Click the link to learn about pricing, SLA, offers, and commercial availability for Windows Azure, SQL Azure, and .NET Services.


Microsoft .NET Services July 2009 CTP Release

The IT industry is in the midst of a computing transformation as more applications are delivered over the Web and through the browser. Today businesses and customers have the power of choice to run applications locally, in the cloud, or a combination of both.   The hybrid model prioritizes user and organizational experiences that rise…


.Net Services: Microsoft’s Key to Cloud Security and Java Interoperability

Last week, Network World featured a “10 Questions” article with Burley Kawasaki, Director of Developer Platform Product Management.  The article, by Julie Bort, focuses on .NET Services and covers themes of interoperability, extension of the .NET Framework, and the tie to the Azure Services Platform.  Julie makes note of the March CTP release and points…


Thank You for Making the PDC a Successful Event

Technorati Tags: .NET Services,Azure,Azure Services Platform,Microsoft PDC 2008 The .NET Services Team burned the midnight oil over the past couple of months to bring together the technologies we introduced in our October 2008 CTP release.  The team was very excited to finally be able to show our work to customers and be able to talk…


Welcome to .NET Services!

Today we released the Community Technology Preview of the first three .NET Services: Access Control, Service Bus and Workflow Service. Over the last few months we have worked hard to bring you these three services: we looked at some of the hard problems people face when building connected applications, and we picked the most challenging…