Rapid development, strong security, and agile operations. Historically, you could choose any two. Wouldn't it be fantastic to escape this conundrum, and finally take advantage of all three? As a delivery model for IT services, the cloud indeed appears to offer the tantalizing possibility. But how? Steve Riley will cut through the relentless hype and broken promises to explain the reality. Applications can be designed beyond typical resource constraints, information can be secured with multiple controls, and operations can be streamlined through rich automation. For the "digital native" generation, the cloud is the computer. Come learn how to develop, secure, and manage what's next.
To create useful server environments, you need networks and storage. In this session, we'll cover the procedures required to create and manage both networks and storage in Windows Azure.
Speakers: Dan Stolts, Sr. Technical Evangelist, Microsoft Brian Lewis, Sr. Technical Evangelist, Microsoft
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All participants registering for the event should have an active Windows Azure subscription. If you have not already done so, sign up for a FREE trial of the Windows Azure platform and services, including access to the Virtual Machines preview here.
This session will cover different capital sources available to entrepreneurs. It will go beyond venture capital to discuss angel investors, crowd funding, friends and family, and other forms of financing. The talk will be kept short, 15-20 minutes, to allow for most of the time to be devoted to questions from the audience. Ultimately, there are many ways to get a startup funded and venture investors look for very specific types of businesses.