This show focuses on how companies in telecommunications, media & entertainment, and web hosting are using Microsoft developer technologies. Microsoft Communications Sector Evangelists go around North America to interview and highlight the ways in which the industry is addressing the convergence of media, telecommunications, and web technologies.
Michael Scherotter interviews his colleague
Joe Hofstader, an architect evangelist within the telecommunications sector to learn about Communications as a
Service (CaaS) a architecture for building multi-tennant telecommunications application.
follow-up interview, Joe explains the…
Publishing an API (Application Programming Interface) is an essential part to becoming part of Web 2.0. Recently at the Web 2.0 expo, Michael Scherotter caught up with the
Photobucket.com team who has just released a
new API for their site. In this interview Michael talks with Justin Hart, an…
At the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) conference,
Rob Cameron talks with Jim Warner from the
TM Forum about the
Content Encounter catalyst project, a multi-vendor, interactive demonstration of the management of converged content services.
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At the Web 2.0 Expo, Michael Scherotter talks with John Pozadzides from
Layered Technologies about their grid computing technology. Grid computing is where many systems are assembled together to create one large computing system with vast amounts of processor power, RAM, and storage.
When I was at the
NAB show earlier this month, I met Dan Gustafson from
Video4Ever who proceded to show me the coolest Silverlight application for watching high school sporting events and including scoreboard/event data.
Michael Scherotter just visited
CrystalTech a web hosting provider in Scottsdale, Arizona. President Bob Cichon took Michael on a tour of the data center.
At $2.95 per month for an ASP.Net 3.5 developer account Michael is also a customer of CrystalTech with his
Kirk Evans interviews Mark Kashman, the Product Manager for Interactive Media Manager. IMM is a Digital Asset Management (DAM) system built on top of SharePoint 2007. In this episode, we take a look at the architecture of IMM, see it in action, and we
even see a sneak preview of a…
At South by Southwest,
Michael Scherotter met Jeff Sass of Myxer a company that has built an ASP.net/SQL Server-based web service for ad-supported mobile content.
They were at SxSW to show their service to artists and musicians to be able to get their content into mobile ringtones and other…
At South by Southwest in Austin, Tamara Phillips of
Desktop Music Channel showed
Michael Scherotter a Software+Services solution that includes a compelling desktop applications with service-based push technology.
The Desktop Music Channel is a new way for artists and bands to create an…