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Microsoft Cloud OS Overview

Tune into this bite size video where you will hear Microsoft General Manager, Gavriella Schuster, provide an overview of the Microsoft Cloud OS and how the underlying technologies – Windows Server, System Center, Windows Azure, Microsoft SQL Server, and WIndows Intune- can help you cloud-optimize your business today.

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TechEd North America 2013 Keynote

Despite sea changes in cloud computing, device proliferation, and the explosion of data, IT pros and developers still live for one simple thing: to deliver amazing experiences for their customers and end-users. In this keynote, Brad Anderson will unveil a broad set of new capabilities across the full suite of Microsoft Cloud OS products and […]

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Microsoft Azure overtakes Amazon’s cloud in performance test

Network World – Microsoft Azure’s cloud outperformed Amazon Web Services in a series of rigorous tests conducted by Nasuni, a storage vendor that annually benchmarks cloud service providers (CSPs). Nasuni uses public cloud resources in its enterprise storage offering, so each year the company conducts a series of rigorous tests on the top CSPs’ clouds in an effort to […]

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Microsoft opens Azure to IaaS, Linux

Network World – Microsoft unveiled new capabilities for Azure that move the cloud offering from a platform as a service into the competitive landscape of infrastructure as a service, while embracing open-source operating systems. “Enabling infrastructure as a service gives customers the ability to host and deploy durable virtual machines running Windows or Linux,” Scott Guthrie, CVP of Windows Azure’s […]

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Case Study: General Mills Uses Cloud Solution to Create New Consumer Business Channel

Gluten, a grain-based protein common in a modern diet, can cause health problems for a small but growing number of people who have sensitivities to it, including those with celiac disease. To help consumers who had trouble finding and buying gluten-free products, as well as to provide helpful information, one of the world’s leading food […]

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