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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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A detailed mapping and sampling program over the Monarca prospect is nearing completion, and Azure expects to drill test the mineralised system before the end of 2010.
Summary: Microsoft announces Windows Azure platform will run in FujitsuEoACAOs datacenters; Fujitsu to offer new cloud services based on Windows Azure.
Worldwide Computer Products News-17 November 2009-VeriSign to provide security and authentication for Windows Azure platform(C)1995-2009 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.
said this week that it has no plans -- at least for now -- to let businesses run its Windows Azure cloud computing technology on their own premises.
Cafe Azure, Cramlington, has launched a competition to get youngsters to create a dish which can go on the menu.
The recently opened cafe, which adjoins the Azure Garden Centre off Station Road, is hosting an evening of fun and festivities from 6pm to 9pm.