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.
Ribbit, a wholly owned subsidiary of British Telecom based in Silicon Valley, recently released
Ribbit for Silverlight. Ribbit for Silverlight (R4SL) is an innovative approach to platform adoption in the world of cloud computing: give developers and designers a set of tools that…
MySpace just released a
MapReduce framework for .NET called
Qizmt as an open source project. MapReduce is a software framework "to support distributed computing on large data sets on clusters of computers"
I interviewed Mikhael Berlyant, Executive Director…
has done some pretty amazing things with the Robotic Developer Studio. When they found out it contained a very powerful component, the Concurrency and Coordination
Runtime (CCR), the architects built it into the architecture of MySpace, the largest .NET site in the…
In this episode, host
Kirk Evans talks with Dr. Michael Ludwich, VP of Consulting at
Decentrix, where Dr. Ludwich provides a demonstration of the
BIAnalytix solution. This quite an interesting demonstration, helping to show the value of BI in a media organization.
In Part 1…
In this episode,
Kirk Evans talks with Wayne Ruting, CEO of
Decentrix, about the importance of business intelligence in a Media & Entertainment company. Decentrix has quite a client roster, including some of the largest broadcasters, cable operators, and telcos in the US. We…
At the South by Southwest Interactive Conferece in Austin, Texas this past week, Mashery hosted a contest, Circus
Mashimus to encourage people to create mashup applications using their customers' web services. I learned about it a week before and decided to create an…
IntelePeer, a Microsoft partner, has developed the ReachLive application that voice enables web applications. ReachLive combines IntelePeer's AppworX programmatic telecommunications platform with Microsoft's Live Services to provide communications features.
The video describes the…
Last week I visited JamBase.com, a San Francisco-based website that is all about finding and going to live music performances. I met Andy and his colleauges at the
Bandwidth Conference this summer and after hearing about their new API, I just had to try doing a
mashup with it using Popfly…
Michael Scherotter joins his colleauge
Joe Hofstader, a telecommunications sector architect evangelist, for another discussion on Communications as a Service (CaaS), this time going
deeper into the conceptual architecture of CaaS. In the
previous interview, Joe…
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…