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Building Consumer Mobile Apps that Scale with Mobile Services and Notification Hubs

Windows Azure gives you the services you need to build global consumer apps that scale for the iOS, Android and Windows platforms. Join our featured Microsoft speakers, Miranda Luna and Kirill Gavrylyuk, for a webinar on building cross-platform mobile apps for consumers.

Register to view this complimentary webinar to learn about:

  • Storing app data in the cloud (SQL, NoSQL and blob)
  • Authenticating users via third party credentials (Facebook, Twitter, etc.)
  • Adding custom business logic on the server-side
  • Uploading and exposing any node.js module in Custom APIs
  • Provisioning and configuring add-ons from services like SendGrid for email and New Relic for app performance monitoring and developer analytics
  • Sending logic-based push notifications and, with Notifications Hubs, high-volume, low-latency broadcast and inbox push notifications 

After this webinar, you’ll be able to get started building cross-platform mobile apps that scale.

Why And How Enterprises Are Adopting The Cloud

Are you interested in learning about how enterprises are making the cloud work for them? Join our guest speakers, Forrester Research Vice President and Principal Analyst James Staten and Microsoft's Technical Fellow Mark Russinovich, for a discussion on why enterprises are adopting the cloud and how they are doing so. Register to view a recording of this webinar to learn about:

  • The key benefits of cloud computing
  • Cloud adoption patterns in the enterprise
  • Cloud implementations that address common enterprise needs
  • Key considerations and best practices for choosing and implementing a public cloud solution

Cloud Economics Webinar

Are you interested in learning more about how to make smart cloud investments? Join our guest speakers, Forrester Research Vice President and Principal Analyst James Staten and Senior TEI Consultant Sean Owens, for a webinar on cloud economics. 

Register to view this complimentary webinar to learn about:

  • How cloud architectures differ from their traditional, on-premises counterparts
  • The importance of cloud economics when exploring technology investment options
  • Forrester Consulting’s Total Economic Impact commissioned research on Windows Azure
  • Key costs and benefits organizations should consider when evaluating cloud solutions such as Windows Azure

Building Secure Mobile Apps in the Enterprise using Windows Azure

Windows Azure provides the services you need to build employee-facing mobile apps that empower your workforce for the iOS, Android, and Windows platforms. Join featured Microsoft speakers Miranda Luna and Kirill Gavrylyuk for a webinar on building mobile apps in the enterprise using Windows Azure.

Register to attend this on demand webinar to learn about:

  • Accessing on-prem data and systems (e.g. CRM) from mobile devices without having to save any sensitive data in the cloud
  • Authenticating users via their Active Directory credentials
  • Adding customer business logic on the server-side
  • Uploading and exposing any node.js module in Custom APIs
  • Provisioning and configuring add-ons from services like SendGrid for email and New Relic for app performance monitoring and developer analytics
  • Sending logic-based push notifications and, with Notifications Hubs, high-volume, low-latency broadcast and inbox push notifications

After this webinar, you’ll be able to get started building employee-facing mobile apps that utilize on-premises data and systems.

Windows Azure Virtual Machines: Getting Started with Machines, Networks, and More

Join featured speakers Tommy Patterson (Microsoft IT Pro) and Michael McKeown (Aditi Windows Azure Expert) for a webinar on the step-by-step process for spinning up Windows Server 2012 virtual machines, building virtual networks, and installing Active Directory.

Register for this webinar to learn about:

  • Working with Storage Accounts and Blobs
  • Building Virtual Networks
  • Windows Azure Images / Disks
  • Provisioning and Configuring Windows Azure VMs
  • Configuring Endpoints, Connectivity and Active Directory

Enabling the Secure and Rapid Adoption of Cloud Services

Cloud adoption is accelerating and organizations are interested in realizing the benefits of the cloud – flexible cost models, rapid implementation, high availability, and performance – but want to do so in a manner that prioritizes security. Join our guest speaker, Forrester Research Vice President and Principal Analyst Andras Cser, and Dave Campbell, CTO of Microsoft’s Cloud and Enterprise Division, for a webinar on how IT Pros are evaluating the security of cloud providers and the technical and process changes IT Pros should anticipate as they move to the cloud.

Register to view this recorded webinar and learn about:

  • Key drivers of cloud adoption
  • Common criteria for evaluating the security of cloud providers
  • The technical and process changes IT Pros should anticipate as they move to the cloud
  • How to develop a multi-layered approach to data security in the cloud