April 28, 2011 News Thursday: LinkShare Chooses Windows Azure Platform, Research Teams Compute in the Clouds, Windows Server 2008 R2 and SQL Server 2008 Complete Common Criteria, and other Server and Tools News

  Windows Azure AppFabric Caching Service Released At the MIX conference we announced that the Windows Azure AppFabric Caching service will be released soon. Today we are pleased to announce that the Caching service has been released. The Caching service is a distributed, in-memory cache that can be used to accelerate the performance and scale… Read more

Customer Spotlight: LinkShare Chooses the Windows Azure Platform in Bid for Global Cloud Solution

Microsoft announced today that LinkShare Corp., an online performance marketing firm, has adopted the Windows Azure platform for development of LinkShare Lightning, the next generation of its online marketing application, and in turn has gained greater efficiencies and reduced IT costs through cloud computing.  LinkShare made the choice after assessing the cloud offerings from Amazon… Read more