Business and enterprise application development

If you're modernizing your existing applications or creating new solutions from scratch, Microsoft provides your enterprise with essential tools needed for rapid development, ALM, and collaboration. Use familiar tools and new features that are optimized for cloud deployment to create LOB apps for Windows or Office 365, extend the capabilities of your web sites and services, or move your offline apps to the cloud. Grow your infrastructure in a cloud and devices world with Microsoft.

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With Azure, you can use the cloud alongside your existing infrastructure and apps to build scalable enterprise applications, using any language or developer platform, and target any browser, client or device. Leverage Microsoft’s global datacenters to reach more customers and partners anywhere in the world.

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Microsoft's Project Siena (code name) is a new technology to help businesses quickly create and deploy mobile apps. You can build apps that harness the power of corporate data and services, like SharePoint lists, Excel and Azure tables, RSS feeds and REST services. 

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Microsoft’s development platform lets you build, integrate, and extend existing LOB applications while getting you ready for the technology shift towards devices and services.

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