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Microsoft Exec Describes Azure Services Vision

Treadwell illuminates Microsoft's services platform.

Azure Adds Risk to Microsoft's Business Model

Azure amounts to Microsoft's "most significant coordinated shift in strategy" since it got come-to-the-Internet religion in 1995.

Open Source SOA Project Gets Axed

The Eclipse Foundation's archiving process for the Application Lifecycle Framework (ALF) project has already started.

Gartner: SOA 'Nearly Universal' in Europe, 'Lagging' in Asia

Gartner study also finds slow adoption rates for mash-ups among enterprises.

Ballmer Stumps for Azure Down Under

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer gave a rousing endorsement of cloud development in Australia today at a Live Web Rally event entitled Liberation Day.

Microsoft: 'Geneva' Will Help Change Access Paradigm

Microsoft leads claims-based access with new platform.

Inside Microsoft's Network Identity Framework

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 Rolls Out Services Connector CTP

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.

Microsoft To Add Smooth Streaming in IIS7

The technology helps throttle bandwidth in streaming media, with a beta release expected early next year.

PDC: Microsoft Office To Be Available as a Service

A technical preview of lightweight hosted Microsoft Office apps is planned for sometime this year.

PDC: HP Startup Tests Windows Azure Cloud Platform

An online startup company migrated some of its operations into the cloud by using Microsoft Windows Azure services.

Microsoft Joins Standards Effort on Ubiquitous Messaging

The company will add its efforts toward developing the Advanced Message Queuing Protocol open standard.

Google Android Flaw Reopens Open Source Security Debate

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.

PDC: Microsoft's Cloud-Based SQL Services Redefined

Microsoft is evolving its strategy for relational data services in the cloud.

PDC: First Look at Live Mesh and Live Framework

Microsoft announced it will make Live Mesh available as a beta this week, while Live Framework is now available as a CTP.

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