The application server and integration track covers many capabilities you need for building sophisticated, modern applications that can scale and are adaptable. AppFabric provides a rich set of application platform services to enable developers create line of business and web applications that span multiple tiers and technologies. With the shift to cloud with Azure, how are the products and technologies that provide these capabilities going to evolve going forward? What is Microsoft doing to simplify the complexity of building distributed service based applications? How does one leverage these capabilities and unleash the power of cloud computing with Windows Azure & AppFabric? In this session, you will learn how to create scalable, reliable, secure & manageable composite applications with the help of AppFabric services like Caching, Access Control, Service Bus, Integration and the newly announced Composite App service. You will hear the big picture and we will share with you some of our early work in this area. Come and learn about the future of building composite applications with AppFabric and what is the roadmap to get there.