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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Microsoft’s three-day WPC blaze recapped

WPC 2009’s main keynotes are behind us, and the dust is settling. Microsoft made the headlines three days in a row and created quite a buzz. So is the Redmond giant experiencing a new renaissance? What was announced? The amount of stuff Microsoft has pushed out during the three first days has been impressive. It […]

July 16, 2009 · Jouni Heikniemi · One Comment
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Windows Azure vs. Amazon cloud pricing

Day 2 keynote of WPC wasn’t as thrilling as the first one, but we got what we wanted: Windows Azure pricing. Plus a free few months, starting now. How’s that? The most important things first: The prices are available in Windows Azure team blog. There are also a few words on the Service Level Agreement […]

July 14, 2009 · Jouni Heikniemi · 11 Comments
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WPC Office 2010 announcements in short

WPC day one keynote was quite a feast. Here are the highlights regarding Office 2010, perhaps the most awaited announcement. Number of new features were demonstrated. Check out Paul Thurrott’s nice preview article, but here are some of my picks: Support for multiple simultaneous users editing a single Office document Ribbon UI for all the […]

July 13, 2009 · Jouni Heikniemi · One Comment
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