I found this very informative hand drawn video about Windows Azure Active Directory with some pretty good use cases. It certainly helps to start to clarify some of the options around identity management in Azure. Security of course being one of the bigger nuts to crack! (no cracking security pun intended…)
Archive | Cloud Computing
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.
OpenStack Havana Demo
Mark Collier, COO of the OpenStack Foundation, shows off some of the new services enabled by OpenStack Havana such as Metering and Orchestration.
Windows Azure Operations Center
Here’s a quick video that shows the new Windows Azure network operations center or NOC. Its nice!
Ditlev Bredahl – Life After Cloud
Ditlev Bredahl, the founder of OnApp, VPS.net and all round networking genius discussed his vision for the cloud. Ditlev Bredahl – Life after cloud presentation – WHD2012 from OnApp on Vimeo.
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 […]
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 […]
Built From the Cloud Up
Experience Microsoft’s vision for the Cloud OS with Satya Nadella and see how it is made real today with Windows Server 2012 and Windows Azure.
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 […]
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 […]