Cloud, Sharepoint, Windows

SharePoint and Windows Azure: Why are they better together?

It is doubtless that both SharePoint and Windows Azure can each work well on their own, but when put together, the doors open for developers to extend the features of SharePoint by leveraging the infrastructure that is the Cloud. So let’s have a look at the advantages of using these two technologies together and new… Continue reading SharePoint and Windows Azure: Why are they better together?

Cloud, E-commerce

Business site in Windows Azure: why should site fly into the clouds?

Cloud technologies seem to be a modern trend-they are talked over at all the conferences, that are by some means connected with the Internet, are discussed in business press and on TV. It looks like another modern technological gimmick for Twitter, Facebook, various CRM and ERP systems, eAccountancy etc. Meanwhile, does cloud usage bring any… Continue reading Business site in Windows Azure: why should site fly into the clouds?

.NET, Microsoft

Microsoft open sources its ASP.NET technologies

Microsoft started using an open development style with the Windows Azure SDK last year. It’s worked and worked well, so now they’re expanding the style to include some of the popular frameworks like ASP.NET. At first Microsoft made the source code for ASP.NET MVC available under an open-source license. Now, the company has open-sourced another… Continue reading Microsoft open sources its ASP.NET technologies

Cloud, Windows

How could your company gain from Windows Azure?

Windows Azure is Microsoft’s cloud-based application platform for developing, managing, and hosting applications off-site. Azure consists of several components: the cloud operating system itself; SQL Azure, which provides database services in the cloud; and .NET services. Below we’ll look at the reasons to consider using Windows Azure as your cloud computing platform. Familiarity of Windows… Continue reading How could your company gain from Windows Azure?