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Mpr presentation user group preso

  1. 1. Microsoft Windows Azure User Group<br />Accelerating Your Windows Azure App<br />Wes Yanaga (<br />
  2. 2. What Is Microsoft Platform Ready?<br />Speed your time to market<br />Microsoft Platform Ready (MPR) provides you tools and resources to help streamline your development efforts.<br />Once your solution is market-ready, you’ll get access to customizable marketing templates to help you promote it.<br /><br /><br />@realmsdev<br />/realmsdev<br />
  3. 3. MicrosoftPlatformReady<br />Current available platform resources: <br /><ul><li>Windows® Azure™ Platform (incl. SQL Azure)**
  4. 4. Windows® 7*
  5. 5. Windows® Server 2008 R2**
  6. 6. Microsoft® SharePoint 2010
  7. 7. Microsoft® SQL Server® 2008 R2*
  8. 8. Microsoft® Office 2010
  9. 9. Microsoft® Exchange Server 2010*
  10. 10. Microsoft® Dynamics CRM 2011*
  11. 11. Windows® Phone 7</li></ul> *MRP Online compatibility tests available now.<br />**MPR Online Test and Logo program available now.<br />MPR Stats:<br />30,000+<br />Unique Organizations with at least 1 profiled application<br />171<br />Different visiting countries<br />registered applications from 129 countries<br />
  12. 12. Why MPR?<br />Thousands of companies have already sped their time to market<br />“With MPR, we created a user interface that met the specific needs of a new market—and we’re getting Microsoft’s help in reaching that market”<br />In the US,6,000+ companies have registered14,500+ solutions<br />“Without MPR, we wouldn’t have considered releasing this technology as a commercial product. It sped development and expanded our potential market”<br />Worldwide,19,000+companies have registered26,000+ solutions<br />
  13. 13. MPRBenefits<br />
  14. 14. How does MPR work?<br />1<br />Sign Up<br />Sign up and Profile your application.<br />2<br />Develop<br />Use our resources to speed up your development time.<br />3<br />Test<br />Test your app for platform compatibility.<br />4<br />Market<br />Take advantage of marketing resources and offers to get your app to market.<br />
  15. 15. How to use the MPR site?<br />Sign up<br /><ul><li>Go to and click Sign Up >
  16. 16. Sign in with your Live ID.</li></ul>Use your Microsoft Partner Network<br />Live ID if you have one.<br /><ul><li>Tell us your contact details.Your details will be pulled through from your MPN account if your Live ID is associated .
  17. 17. Tell us your Twitter and Facebook username.
  18. 18. Tell us about your application.
  19. 19. Name, audience, description.
  20. 20. Supported languages.
  21. 21. Supported technologies.
  22. 22. Submit!</li></ul>1<br />
  23. 23. How to use the MPR site?<br />You’ll find everything you need in the My MPR Dashboard.<br />Select your application and the relevant technology to access your available resources and benefits. See the status of each app and technology.<br />Your resources and benefits will be displayed in the content pane at the bottom of the page.<br />
  24. 24. How to use the MPR site?<br />Develop<br />Here you’ll find resources to help build your solution on the selected technology.<br />You can also access your Microsoft technology specialist support from here.<br />2<br />3<br />Test<br />Use the MPR Online test tools for compatibility testing. <br />4<br />Market<br />Once you’ve told us your solution is ready, you can access customizable marketing templates.<br />You’ll also get guidance on how to list your solution in customer-facing directories.<br />
  25. 25. On- Demand Windows Azure Training Videos<br />
  26. 26. NextSteps<br />Sign up for MPR@<br />Check out free training@ <br /><br />Questions? Call toll-free for answers@<br />1 (866) 613-9198<br /><br />