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Windows Azure

A cloud computing platform from Microsoft that features Windows Azure OS, a combination of the latest Windows Server offering and Hyper-V. Azure OS was specialized for datacenter computing, in which clusters of servers provide computing resources on demand. Azure is supported in Microsoft's .NET Framework, but has been declared open to encourage non-Microsoft language support. See cloud computing and Microsoft cloud.
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Microsoft Azure Blob Storage provides persistent, durable storage in the cloud on the Microsoft Azure services platform.
The company, which helps oil and gas companies access, organise and visualise exploration and production (E&P) data, said it adopted the Microsoft Windows Azure Services platform for delivering Digital Oilfield solutions in the cloud.
lt;p>Other efforts to be considered at the conference include the planned Visual Studio 2010 IDE, the Azure Services Platform for cloud computing and Expression Web, for building Web sites.
The Azure Services Platform was announced last month at the Microsoft Professional Developers Conference 2008 (PDC2008).
iStore is creating DOX as a streamlined set of key E&P functions, such as document management and data visualization, utilizing SQL Azure and other components of the Windows Azure Services Platform.
Microsoft announces Silverlight 3 Beta, new features in Expression Blend and continued progress in the cloud with updates to the Azure Services Platform.
Azure is Microsoft's operating system for the cloud and will anchor the Azure Services Platform that Microsoft will run from its hosting data centers.
Leverage the power of the Windows Azure Services Platform for Cloud Computing
Future innovations such as the Azure Services Platform and "Oslo" advance next-generation development concepts including the cloud, Web and modeling.
iStore, which helps oil and gas companies access, organize and visualize exploration and production (E&P) data, has adopted the Microsoft Windows Azure Services platform for delivering Digital Oilfield solutions in the cloud.
Ballmer also highlighted the new Windows Azure and Azure Services Platform technologies that position Microsoft as a leader in the transformation to software plus services.
NEW ORLEANS -- PreEmptive Solutions, the leading provider of solutions to protect, monitor and manage software development investments, announced here today the immediate availability of application monitoring and management support inside the Microsoft Azure Services Platform.