#Azure Action – Weekly Newsletter – 23rd July 2011 Mini

Mini update this week as overseas……

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  • Westpac to save with own private cloud
  • WESTPAC Banking Group expects to slash tens of millions of dollars from its IT budget thanks to a "private cloud" delivered by Microsoft and Fujitsu in Australia

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Windows Azure:
SQL Azure:
AppFabric:
HPC:
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General:
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Q: Where can I find firewall information concerning the Windows Azure Service Bus?
A:

Some ServiceBus guidance can be found here and Firewall settings here

The Windows Azure Data Center IP range is described in terms of the Windows Azure AppFabric: