Treadwell illuminates Microsoft's services platform.
Azure amounts to Microsoft's "most significant coordinated shift in strategy" since it got come-to-the-Internet religion in 1995.
The Eclipse Foundation's archiving process for the Application Lifecycle Framework (ALF) project has already started.
Gartner study also finds slow adoption rates for mash-ups among enterprises.
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer gave a rousing endorsement of cloud development in Australia today at a Live Web Rally event entitled Liberation Day.
Microsoft leads claims-based access with new platform.
As Microsoft gets set to deliver its cloud-based services centered on the Windows Azure platform and Live Framework, the company's new identity management roadmap will be the key to addressing concerns about security and authentication.
Microsoft has introduced a new Windows server component to seamlessly connect Active Directory users to Microsoft-based services and other services residing in the Internet cloud.
The technology helps throttle bandwidth in streaming media, with a beta release expected early next year.
A technical preview of lightweight hosted Microsoft Office apps is planned for sometime this year.
An online startup company migrated some of its operations into the cloud by using Microsoft Windows Azure services.
The company will add its efforts toward developing the Advanced Message Queuing Protocol open standard.
A security flaw in Google's new Android operating system discovered recently by independent researchers further underscores the security debate between open source and proprietary software.
Microsoft is evolving its strategy for relational data services in the cloud.
Microsoft announced it will make Live Mesh available as a beta this week, while Live Framework is now available as a CTP.