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  • Blog Post: The Cloud … from a different and simplified perspective

    A side from the IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS lingo, which I know can be confusing to some, I want to once again explain what the cloud is from a different angle. I want you to think about what your IT organization offers you today - it is, at the end of the day, the application they provide that has the most...
  • Blog Post: The Executive Assistant of Windows Azure … the Fabric Controller

    In my previous post, I spoke about how Windows Azure supports the goal of a “Never Down” application. In this post, I will give the credit the specific module that allows for such goal to materialize: Introducing … drum roll … the Fabric Controller! The fabric controller...
  • Blog Post: Windows Azure … the Platform for “Never Down” applications!

    The title above might sound like a stretch to some readers but when you dig into the details, you will find that it is actually true. True not so much by applying magic or jazzing up the marketing message but rather by implementing simple logic that is coupled with strong technological and foundational...
  • Blog Post: Cloud Computing: Platform as a Service (PaaS) … Could be the Next Best Thing!

    The content of this blog post are most relevant to readers with current or previous software development background – I apologize to readers that might find this not too easy to relate to. So you are a developer, I was one in my past career too. I remember the good old days where I had to...
  • Blog Post: Software as a Service (SaaS) … What does the future hold?

    I spoke about general cloud themes before and will drill into the SaaS pillar a bit more in this post. I want to approach this from the perspective that all services offerings has a provider and a consumer angles to them, technology services or otherwise. So, you may be reading this blog post in a browser...
  • Blog Post: TechEd TechEd TechEd!! The Countdown begins…Only 3 weeks left to TechEd Middle East!!!

    Why am I so excited about TechEd Middle East? Because this year’s event in Dubai will not only be full of incredible technical training sessions, but opportunities to really have fun while you learn! Yes, it’s true, it is possible to have some fun at a technical education event and here’s...
  • Blog Post: Visual Studio 2010 Premiering at a Cinema Near YOU!

    Come join Microsoft and your local developer community to celebrate the launch of Visual Studio 2010.  Across the Gulf, in Dubai, Doha and Kuwait City, Microsoft is partnering with local cinemas to deliver you a launch and a movie, (and a bunch of giveaways too)! REGISTER NOW for the May 2 Dubai...
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