SOURCE: CloudShare


June 07, 2012 09:00 ET

CloudShare Interoperates With Windows Azure

CloudShare Offers Windows Azure Development and Testing in the Cloud With a Seamless Transition to Production

SAN MATEO, CA--(Marketwire - Jun 7, 2012) - CloudShare announced a strategic relationship with Windows Azure to deliver instant productivity on Windows Azure projects. CloudShare and Microsoft Corp. worked together to offer a fully interoperable environment for development and testing in the cloud with easy migration to Windows Azure production. CloudShare's offering provides an efficient way to experience, develop and deploy on Windows Azure.

The integration of Windows Azure on CloudShare's platform affords customers the ability to:

  • Experience a fully functional Windows Azure development environment within minutes
  • Develop and test in the cloud on a variety of templates and multi-server environments
  • Seamlessly migrate from development on CloudShare to Windows Azure production

CloudShare reduces the time investment on the installation and configuration of Storage and Compute emulators and other required software development tools (IDEs, SDKs, etc.). The CloudShare offering includes specification of desired IDE and Windows Azure SDK and comes preinstalled with required emulators and with Visual Studio up and running.

"CloudShare's ability to enable development, testing, and easy migration to production on Windows Azure aligns with Microsoft's commitment to serve developers across platforms," said Helene Love Snell, Director, Windows Azure Marketing, at Microsoft. "CloudShare includes the pre-production tools for developing and building solutions and then publishing them to Windows Azure, with the aim of to enhancing developers' productivity."

"When the cloud was first introduced, organizations were given the ability to remain productive without the burden of servers and infrastructure. Now, a Windows Azure development environment on CloudShare eliminates barriers to entry for development and testing in the cloud, and allows for a seamless migration to production. Developers can start working, instantly making organizations incredibly productive with very little cost," explained Ezi Boteach, CloudShare's VP, Marketing and Products.

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About CloudShare
CloudShare, Inc., established in 2007, is a cloud services company that provides unprecedented flexibility and ease of use for development, testing, demos, and training in the cloud.

CloudShare allows application developers, testers, technical marketing professionals and sales engineers to create, distribute, and display their complex IT environments in the cloud. CloudShare environments can be built, discarded, reverted, and rebuilt in minutes, providing endless flexibility for testing and development in dynamic settings. CloudShare's ease of use enables employees of varying technical levels to implement pre-production activities and transition smoothly into production.

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