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TechNet Simulcast: The Next Wave: Windows Azure


About This Video
The future of highly available, high-performance, secure, dynamically scalable, hosted computing is here.  It’s Microsoft’s new online service computing platform: Windows Azure.  In this session, we’ll discuss and demonstrate the basics of Windows Azure and how you can leverage it in your work.  We’ll show you real-world examples of how companies are using Azure today and help you think about applying it for customer-facing applications, or to quickly and dynamically add horsepower to your own computing infrastructure.  We’ll also touch on the exciting future of the platform – including what you can expect to see in the coming months and years.


Highlights include:

  • What exactly is “Cloud Computing”? Which applications are best suited to the cloud?  
  • Microsoft’s commitment to the cloud:  The virtualization platform and data centers
  • The Azure architecture: How it all fits together  
  • How to get started in the cloud: Deploying and managing applications
  • Will I save money by doing this?  (Using the Azure TCO tool)
  • What will Windows Azure look like a year from now?


Published Date: March 30, 2010
Presented By: Chris Caldwell




Video: WMV | MP4