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Introducing Windows Azure for IT Professionals

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Introducing Windows Azure for IT Professionals


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  • Published 11/15/2013
  • 1st Edition
  • 148 pages
  • Book 978-0-7356-8288-7

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Get a head start evaluating Windows Azure - with technical insights from a Microsoft MVP Mitch Tulloch. This guide introduces the latest features and capabilities, with scenario-based advice on how the platform can meet the needs of your business. Get the high-level overview you need to begin preparing your deployment now.

Topics include:

  • Understanding Windows Azure
  • Windows Azure Compute Services
  • Windows Azure Network Services
  • Windows Azure Data Services
  • Windows Azure App Services
  • Getting Started with Windows Azure


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