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Windows Azure Media Services: manage and distribute media to any device

Windows Azure Media Services has been released to the web with everything you need to quickly build scalable, end-to-end media solutions for streaming on-demand video to HTML5, Flash, Silverlight, Windows 8, iPad, iPhone, Android, Xbox, Windows Phone and other clients using a wide variety of streaming formats.

 

Windows Azure Media Services now available

With the general availability of Windows Azure Media Services, Scott Guthrie details the new media platfor as a service offering.

 

Download the Windows Azure 90-day trial

Try Windows Azure for free and learn how to deployed web sites to a cloud environment, how run Windows Server Linux virtual machines, create applications to run in PaaS environment, and add a secure backend for your apps.

 

How to use Media Services

This guide includes a technical overview of Media Services, steps to configure your Windows Azure account for Media Services, a setup guide for development, and topics that show how to accomplish typical programming tasks.

 

Developer tools for Windows Azure Media Services

Install the client SDK, read the Windows Azure Media Services REST API Reference, install the Media Services libraries for .Net, download the Java SDK, and more.

 

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In this article, Matt Hester takes a look into IaaS and how you can get started with Windows Azure IaaS.

 

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Based on a recent survey of 2,000 CIOs, a Gartner report revealed that the execs' top tech priorities for 2013 include cloud computing in general, as well as its specific types: software as a service (SaaS), infrastructure as a service (IaaS), and platform as a service (PaaS).

 

Download the Windows Azure Poster

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