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Every couple of weeks I receive in my inbox the latest Learning Curve Newsletter for Microsoft Partners.  Although the newsletter is chockfull of good material, as many us will do, we’ll scan the email for content directly related to our role.  In my case, as a partner evangelist, I’m always on the lookout for content that could benefit the app dev partner community.  Below are excerpts from the latest newsletter that caught my attention:

Featured Windows Azure Training

Why Windows Azure: The Windows Azure TCO and ROI Calculator

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