Microsoft is jumping into cloud computing with Azure, as announced by their Chief Software Architect Ray Ozzie at a Professional Developers Conference.  Called Project Red Dog in development and now renamed to something that might smell a little sweeter, this will be Microsoft’s attempt to draw people into a hosted application environment and will attempt to take on Amazon’s similar product.  You can read all the market-speak about it by following the link at The Inquirer.
“MICROSOFT has started releasing software connected to the shy and retiring CEO Steve Ballmer’s vision of cloud computing.

Microsoft chief software architect Ray Ozzie unveiled Azure at a Professional Developers Conference in Los Angeles and gave the software specialists advanced access to what he describes as “Windows in The Cloud”.”

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