Disaster-proof enterprise cloud solutions with Windows Azure

Every Solution Architect or IT Manager eventually, needs take care of one of the most challenging tasks for an IT organization: dispose of disaster recovery capabilities to support the business continuity requirements. These concerns are not different when you are using a Cloud platform as Windows Azure, you always need bear in mind that anything…


Windows Azure Virtual Networks now supports Software VPN devices

The Windows Azure team announced last friday new capabilities for cross-premises connectivity between Windows Azure and your on-premises, including the support of software VPN devices to create Site-to-Site VPN connections. With this new capabilitiy now you can use a plain Windows Server 2012 with RRAS (Routing and Remote Access) enabled to create the VPN connection…


Windows Azure Infrastructure Services General Availability

Source: cloudswave.com via Victor on Pinterest Everyone here at Microsoft are proud and excited with the announce of the Windows Azure Infrastructure Services General Availability, and maybe you are asking yourself ¿what is it Windows Azure Infrastructure Services?, well Infrastructure Services is the name of the Windows Azure services set of Virtual Machines and Virtual…


New Azure Virtual Machines Intensive Memory Instances

The new Windows Azure Virtual Machines Intensive Memory Instances are available now at windowsazure.com and in four flavors (plain Windows, plain Linux, with Microsoft SQL Server or with Microsoft BizTalk server), to do with them wichever you need…. This new intensive memory instances are a key piece in your infrastructure on Azure to enable you…


Meet Windows Azure

Save the date for the next June 7th, 2012 at 1pm PDT to connect to the Meet Windows Azure event live from San Francisco. Join to Scott Guthrie (CVP Windows Azure Application Platform) and other Microsoft technologists to watch the event live online and discover the lastest features in Windows Azure. And if you want…


Windows Azure Media Services

Last April 16, Microsoft announced the new Windows Azure Media Services at the National Association of Broadcasters show in Las Vegas. This new PaaS offering enable Broadcasters, Network Operators, Content Owners and Enterprises with a complete solution for the creation, management and distribution over a flexible, scalable and reliable cloud platform to engage a global audience….


Hadoop on Azure. Big Data made easy – Part 1

Microsoft’s end-to-end roadmap for Big Data embraces Apache Hadoop™ by distributing enterprise class Hadoop-based flavors that will be available to both Windows Server and Windows Azure and as you probably know Hadoop on Azure is currently in Developer Preview (hadooponazure.com). The most impressive feature that you can find in the Hadoop on Azure  service is…


Hadoop on Azure CTP

The Microsoft’s Big Data solution pursues unlock business insights from all your structured and unstructured data, including large volumes of data. The roadmap for Big Data embraces Apache HadoopTM by distributing enterprise class, Hadoop-based solutions on both Windows Server and Windows Azure. The Apache Hadoop software library is a framework that allows for the distributed…