Microsoft today announced the availability of Microsoft Azure services via local datacenter regions in India. As the first public cloud provider from India, Microsoft has opened three new regions – Central India in Pune, South India in Chennai, and West India in Mumbai.
Customers will be able to participate in the private preview of Microsoft Azure from India datacenters in July 2015, which is a key component of our Microsoft Cloud services. This will give them a head-start to run trials of their apps on Microsoft Azure from local infrastructure. With these hyper-scale datacenters, Microsoft will offer enterprise-grade… Continue reading Microsoft Azure: Private Preview from India Datacenters begins in July 2015
Microsoft announced the public previews of DocumentDB, a highly scalable NoSQL document database-as-a-service & Azure Search, a search-as-a-service solution.
The new Microsoft Azure Preview Portal provides a fully integrated experience that will enable customers to develop and manage an application in one place, using the platform and tools of their choice. The new portal combines all the components of a cloud application into a single development and management experience.
At Build 2014, Microsoft also announced the general availability of the Web Sites Basic tier along with enhancements to the Web Sites Standard tier, Active Directory Premium, Scheduler, RA-GRS, Dynamic Routing Gateways and Point-to-Site, AutoScale, and Visual Studio Online.
Microsoft re-brands Windows Azure name and plans to start calling it “Microsoft Azure”, beginning April 3, 2014. This change reflects Microsoft’s strategy and focus on Azure as the public cloud platform for customers as well as for our own services Office 365, Dynamics CRM, Bing, OneDrive, Skype, and Xbox Live.
In the coming weeks, the team at Microsoft will update the Windows Azure Service names that appear in the usage records we download. These are only name changes and our prices for Windows Azure are not impacted. This table below summarizes the changes..!
The Windows Azure platform is a group of cloud technologies providing a specific set of services to application developers. The hands-on lab for this module provides you with a foundation for developing Office solutions that integrate with Azure.
The link to session will provide you with everything you need to start with Windows Azure, Its overview, Compute, Lifecycle, Storage, Diagnostics, Security, and Elasticity.
At Professional Developers Conference 2010, Microsoft specifically highlighted the momentum of Windows Azure, Windows 7, Internet Explorer 9 and Windows Phone 7 and the opportunity for developers today and in the future. Read the complete story here.