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  • Blog Post: Microsoft and Service Providers Deliver on the Cloud OS Vision Together

    Last summer Microsoft introduced our Cloud OS vision. Simply, our strategy is to provide the most comprehensive approach to cloud computing such that our customers can decide the rate and pace at which they can move to the cloud. The intent is to provide a common set of technologies that they can invest...
  • Blog Post: New Wave of Server Products Designed for Hosting Service Providers

    Yesterday, Microsoft announced a new wave of product updates including Windows Server, System Center, SQL Server, and the Windows Azure Pack. As I have written about this in the past, hosting service providers are a primary delivery partner for the Cloud OS vision . This release of products continue...
  • Blog Post: Mamut Selects Windows Azure as its Cloud Computing Platform

    At PDC this week, we're pleased to share a bit about Mamut Online Backup built on Windows Azure which we are currently piloting. The idea behind Mamut Online Backup is to create a secure, cost-effective and user-friendly backup solution that ensures your important files are automatically encrypted and...
  • Blog Post: GoGrid Provides Infrastructure Services in the Cloud

    At PDC this week, we're excited to announce the Windows Azure Platform Application Lifecycle Management Service , which interoperates with the existing GoGrid infrastructure and allows our customers to rapidly deploy load-balanced and hybrid servers without purchasing costly hardware. With the release...
  • Blog Post: Stromboxx from T-Systems

    As one of three European beta testers within the Technical Adoption Program, we have been trialing the Windows Azure platform intensively over the past few months as part of the Technical Adoption Program. Based on our experiences with over 1.5 million workstation systems, 500,000 exchange mailboxes...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft’s Windows Azure Platform Gains Traction Among Hosting Providers

    This week at PDC 2009, Microsoft announced three hosting providers who have utilized the Windows Azure platform to build new services coming to market, validating that the Windows Azure platform is generating new business opportunities for hosters and their customers. GoGrid wanted to extend its...