Windows Azure Cloud Platform Enhances UK Education Network

At ZDNet, Sam Shead writes that the software giant’s services allow UK academic and research networks to use a private link to increase overall efficiency and security.

Paul Watson, professor of computing science at Newcastle University, which has more than £20m of research projects supported by the cloud, said universities dealt in huge volumes of data and were attracted to the cloud for analysis because they did not have to buy their own computer hardware.

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