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 to prioritize the needs of hosting partners…

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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 in today…

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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 services and enable its customers to develop, test, deploy, and…

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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 of the Windows Azure platform, we wanted to extend our services and enable our…

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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 protected at all times. As our number…

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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 and around 50,000 servers, we were able to contribute…

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