#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:
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Windows Azure:
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  1. Become a Facebook fan
  2. Add yourself to my Azure Australia Twitter list
  3. Keep up to date with our monthly CloudCast
  4. Mailing list for OzAzure
clip_image00132222222 Questions
Q: Where can I find firewall information concerning the Windows Azure Service Bus?

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: