Today’s (Cloud) Tip…
Did you now that Azure is direct peered with Internet2? This means that research and educational community members who have Internet2 access with have high speed (100Gb!!) and low latency access to Azure.
"Big Data researchers need the power of a service like Windows Azure. With Internet2, they will be able to transfer very large data sets to and from Windows Azure across Internet2's 100 Gigabit per second network…"
Kelli Trosvig, vice president for UW Information Technology and chief information officer, University of Washington