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Editor’s Note: Today’s guest post comes from Jean-Paul Gomes, Corporate Vice President at Sitecore, which builds business application software that solves modern day problems for a wide range of companies and organizations. Sitecore software consists of platforms for Web Content Management and Customer Engagement, which includes website solutions and integrated automation of marketing tasks and e-commerce.
It’s been said that Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) provides access to the cloud “without all the drama.” Today, Sitecore gives Windows Azure developers access to drama-free, cloud based Web Content Management (WCM) and authoring capabilities.
The combination of Windows Azure and Sitecore makes it much easier for you to:
From On-premise to the Cloud, in Less Than an Hour
Windows Azure gives you a global deployment platform for Sitecore public-facing web servers. With Sitecore CMS Windows Azure Edition 2.0, you have two rapid deployment options:
Switching Sitecore Applications to Windows Azure is Easy
The process of converting a Sitecore CMS application from being hosted on-premise to Windows Azure-enabled can take less than an hour. Sitecore CMS Windows Azure Edition provides a user interface that runs from within the Sitecore desktop to:
Watch this video for a succinct explanation of how Sitecore websites can be easily deployed on Windows Azure.
Which WCM apps are right for Windows Azure Deployment?
The high levels of scalability and flexibility that are the hallmarks of Windows Azure solutions are ideal for Sitecore CMS-powered websites that:
To learn more, download Sitecore’s white paper, “Blue Sky Possibilities: Sitecore CMS Azure Edition”. And feel free to email me any questions at firstname.lastname@example.org. Thanks!
- By Jean-Paul Gomes, Corporate Vice President, Sitecore