by STB Blogger



Windows Azure Mobile Services and Windows Azure Web Sites Generally Available

Today, on Day 2 of Build 2013 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, Satya Nadella, president, Server & Tools Business, took the stage to announce general availability of Windows Azure Mobile Services, which makes it easy for developers to build connected Windows, Android and iOS apps that scale. Nadella also announced general availability of Windows Azure Web Sites, which offers the ability to create websites within seconds on an open platform. Furthermore, Nadella showed a sneak preview of enhancements to Windows Azure Active Directory, including how third parties like Box can leverage the directory to enable a single sign-on experience for their customers to access cloud-based apps. 

For more information, read the Official Microsoft blog by Satya Nadella, visit the Build Virtual Press Room on Microsoft News Center and check out the on-going broadcast of the event on Channel 9. Developers can also go to the Windows Azure site today for a free trial.


AzureWatch brings its Application Monitoring and Auto-scaling Service to Windows Azure

Paraleap Technologies announced that their flagship product, AzureWatch, can be purchased as an add-on option in the Windows Azure Store. Developers can apply AzureWatch’s dynamic scalability, healing and monitoringto their applications running on Microsoft’s Windows Azure cloud platform.  AzureWatch can eliminate the need for manual monitoring of Windows Azure-based resources, taking advantage of Windows Azure’s capabilities by automatically scaling services to match real-time demand.

The Windows Azure Store makes it easy for developers to find and purchase add-ons like AzureWatch to help them create great applications.

Read Paraleap’s press release for more information.