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31 Days of Servers in the Cloud–What is Azure Virtual Networking? (Part 9 of 31)

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Today we’re going to introduce you to how networking works in Windows Azure.  More specifically, my east-coast counterpart Bob Hunt has created today’s Part 9 of our “31 Days of Servers in the Cloud” series, focusing on networking and connectivity options.

For example – Do you want to treat your Windows Azure based virtual machines as just an extension of your local network?… even to the point of direct network access through a dedicated, secured channel to-and-from the cloud?

“I sure do!”

Then make sure you READ BOB’S EXCELLENT INTRODUCTION HERE.

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