Windows Azure Marketplace DataMarket–Enabling ISVs to Build Innovative Applications

The DataMarket section of Windows Azure Marketplace enables customers to easily discover, purchase and manage premium data subscriptions. DataMarket brings data, imagery, and real-time web services from leading commercial data providers and
authoritative public data sources together into a single location, under a unified provisioning and billing framework.


Windows Azure Marketplace DataMarket (previously known as codename “Dallas”) is now released to full production Release to Web (RTW). The DataMarket RTW lifts the “invitation only” purchase mode and brings in some new and cool datasets from a number of content providers.

For more details see:

Windows Azure Marketplace DataMarket – Information as a Service on any platform
Resources: Whitepaper | Forums | Blog |

Also, this webcast will provide an overview of DataMarket and the tools and resources available in DataMarket to help ISVs build new and innovative applications, reduce time to market and cost. DataMarket also enables ISVs to access data as a service.

ISVs across industry verticals can leverage datasets from partners like D&B, Lexis Nexis, Stats, Weather Central, US Governments, UN, EEA to build innovative applications. DataMarket includes data across different categories like demographic, environmental, weather, sports, location based services etc.

Bill Zack