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Your cloud applications can now take advantage of the same identity system that powers Office 365, Dynamics CRM Online and Windows Intune. More than 250,000 companies and organizations use Windows Azure Active Directory today to authenticate billions of times a week. With a new developer preview you can now use Windows Azure Active Directory as true Identity Management as a Service.
When combined, you can create applications allows your users to sign on using credentials used in their organization already and helps you create new collaborative applications.
TechEd is Microsoft's premier technology conference for IT professionals and developers, offering the most comprehensive technical education across Microsoft's current and soon-to-be- released suite of products, solutions, tools, and services. This June we celebrate the 20th annual TechEd North America in Orlando. Experience four days of hands-on training from Microsoft experts.
I have put together some links to Channel 9 videos that provide information for developers and technical decision makers. Topics for developers include:
AppDynamics' automatic instrumentation and configuration make it a perfect fit for managing cloud environments with a high rate of change. In addition, AppDynamics' auto-scaling feature allows Windows Azure customers to automatically provision Windows Azure resource based on the performance and throughput of business transactions.
ISV Video: Windows Azure Performance Management, Monitoring Using AppDynamics
In this video cloud solutions architect Neil Mackenzie talks with Stephen Burton of AppDynamics who explains how Windows Azure users can: