Hi folks I’ve just jumped off stage and as promised here are a load of links about what I’ve just talked about, some of the companies I highlighted and other useful resources. After the links you’ll find a SkyDrive based copy of the presentation – with notes.
Esri running on Windows Azure
Air Products running HPC with Windows Azure and HPC Server 2008R2 dealing with unpredictable bursting
Exceedra and their supply chain management and prediction running on Windows Azure
Associated Press and their News Reader application, created on Windows Azure
Risk Metrics and the awfully complicated Monte Carlo simulation
Some that I didn’t have time to mention
The Royal Mail have 28,000 people using cloud based collaboration with Microsoft
UK based hoster, Fast Hosts, use Hyper-V cloud
You should also take a look at this whitepaper by my colleague Steve Plank about agility.