Here you will find a quick synopsis of all news from Microsoft’s Cloud + Enterprise organization as it is released with links to additional information.
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Delivering Threat Intelligence via the Cloud
The Spanish Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT) became one of the first organizations to join the new Windows Azure-based Cyber Threat Intelligence Program (C-TIP).
AMQP 1.0 Support in Windows Azure Service Bus Reaches General Availability
Microsoft demonstrated its commitment to an open, interoperable ecosystem for AMQP, a secure, reliable, and open binary protocol for business messaging, with the transition of AMQP 1.0 support in Windows Azure Service Bus from Preview to General Availability.
Today, Hortonworks announced the general availability of the Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) for Windows, the industry’s first 100 percent open source Apache Hadoop-based distribution for Windows. Microsoft has been working with Hortonworks as part of its approach to big data, and HDP for Windows is a direct result of this joint engineering partnership.
Today, Newvem launched their SaaS-based analytics service for Windows Azure, offering customers visibility into Windows Azure usage and consumption.
Improve the Bottom Line by Switching to SQL Server
Switching to SQL Server from Oracle and SAP has given three more companies measurable benefits, including millions of dollars in ROI, cost savings, and broader employee use of BI solutions to gain business insights.
Announcing the Release of Windows Azure SDK 2.0 for .NETMicrosoft enables customers to build even better cloud solutions with the release of Windows Azure SDK v2.0 for .NET.