Windows Azure Media Services Opens Up, Adds New Platform For Developers

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http://techcrunch.com – Windows Azure Media is now open to general availability and promises scaling capabilities for streaming on-demand video to consumers on any device. The service is targeting enterprise and consumer services. In his blog post, Microsoft’s Scott Guthrie said that a customer can build a media service for delivering training videos to employees or stream video content to a website. Guthrie, a corporate vice president in the Microsoft Tools and Servers group, writes that with Windows Azure Media Services, a customer can stream video to HTML5, Flash, Silverlight, Windows 8, iPad, iPhone, And (IT news)