Gallery: Microsoft takes wraps off Windows Azure

Gallery: Microsoft takes wraps off Windows Azure

Summary: At Microsoft's PDC 2008 conference, the company's chief software architect Ray Ozzie took the wraps off Windows Azure which is an operating system that lets developers write programs for Microsoft's data centers instead of individual pieces of software for business servers.


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  • Server and Tools senior VP Bob Muglia talks about the benefits to businesses of Windows Azure.

    Credit: Robert Vamosi

  • Microsoft's Dave Thompson tells attendees at the Professional Developer Conference that all of the company's enterprise software will be offered as an online service over time.

    Credit: Robert Vamosi

  • Microsoft's cloud computing team discusses how a common set of tools can be used for developing applications for traditional Windows as well as for Windows Azure.

    Credit: Robert Vamosi

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Topics: Data Centers, Cloud, Hardware, Microsoft, Operating Systems, Software, Storage, Windows

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