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Real World Azure: An Overview of Cloud Computing


About This Video

IT Pro Technical Evangelist Joey Snow invites Senior Architect Evangelist Brian Prince to Redmond to begin unravelling the mystery around Cloud Computing in this first video in the four part, Real World Azure series. Joey and Brian keep it light as they fill in the vocabulary for you. They describe what SaaS, Software plus Services and cloud computing are, and point out types of applications which are best-suited for the cloud.

Brian is happy to reveal how IT professionals move up the value food chain and do more of what they aspire to as they begin to leverage cloud computing. The discussion rounds out with a white board chat about the spectrum of applications that might run on-premises, hosted, or in the cloud for an enterprise.

[1:40] Cloud computing terminology

[4:40] IT professionals’ role in cloud computing

[7:15] Microsoft’s approach to cloud computing

[9:50] A spectrum of locations for running applications: on premises, hosted, in the cloud

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If you're interested in learning more about cloud computing terminology and architecture, read Darryl Chantry's article here: 



Published Date: March 08, 2010
Presented By: Heidi Crawford




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