Archive for July, 2010

Windows Azure Appliance – Your private corner of the Microsoft cloud

The “private cloud” concept (i.e. the idea of running the cloud-designed applications on your premises) can be implemented in a variety of ways. Not surprisingly, each cloud vendor also provides its own notion of “private cloud”. Now Microsoft adds yet another approach to the mix by launching Windows Azure Appliance. Before looking into the appliance […]

July 13, 2010 · Jouni Heikniemi · One Comment
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PDC 2010 – 2 days in Redmond

And we all thought PDC 2010 wasn’t coming, but it does. Not sure if Microsoft intended to slip it already, but www.microsoftpdc.com is live! It’s only two days, so getting shorter every year. No idea on the agenda, but I’d be surprised if the slippage wasn’t related to the WPC keynote starting in 50 minutes. […]

July 12, 2010 · Jouni Heikniemi · One Comment
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Coming next week: WPC 2010 in Washington D.C.

Next week is the holiday-breaker for Microsoft partners as Microsoft’s Worldwide Partner Conference, colloquially known as WPC, kicks off. WPC is not much of a technical launch conference, but it does provide an interesting perspective into various things. I’ll be staying here in Finland, watching the news wave from afar. A short recap of the […]

July 7, 2010 · Jouni Heikniemi · One Comment
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