Formally codenamed "KittyHawk", Microsoft's new RAD tool has been released in Beta 2 as LightSwitch. This new development tool will be geared towards newer coders who are interested in creating business apps. Microsoft stated that the final release of LightSwitch is expected to be in 2011 but no specific date yet.
Available to MSDN Subscribers yesterday and to the general public today, the Visual Studio LightSwitch Beta is released
Driven by the need for greater productivity and lower costs, enterprises around the globe are moving their applications to the cloud. This application note describes networking challenges that cloud-enabled enterprises face in today's digital economy, and the top reasons why intelligent optical networks are becoming critical to their success, with a direct impact on productivity and the ability to compete for long-term business success.
The world of data storage is changing around us as organizations continue to seek ways by which they can leverage cloud-based services. However, simply shifting everything to the public cloud is generally neither desirable nor feasible, so organizations are struggling with finding ways that they can leverage the public cloud and its outcomes where it makes sense and leave everything else on-premises.
The Gorilla Guide lays out the key questions and considerations you need to think through in building your …