Crimson Tide signs deal with Microsoft

Crimson Tide, the software company behind the mpro mobile business application, has signed an agreement to use Microsoft's cloud platform, Windows Azure, as the foundation of mpro to allow it to provide enhanced security and availability to its customers.

Crimson Tide, the software company behind the mpro mobile business application, has signed an agreement to use Microsoft's cloud platform, Windows Azure, as the foundation of mpro to allow it to provide enhanced security and availability to its customers.

Crimson has designed its latest version of mobility software, mpro 5, so that it integrates with Windows Azure to provide current and future customers with mechanisms for scalability, availability, and security of cloud applications.

No contractual details of the agreement were given.

Barrie Whipp, Executive Chairman, said: "As a company we strive to make continual enhancements and improvements to our system to ensure that our customers are provided with a world class platform. By working with Microsoft I am confident that Windows Azure will provide our mpro5 users with market leading functionality and significant value."

"With Windows Azure Mobile Services, developers can easily connect a cloud back end to client and mobile applications that can use data across devices and users," added Bill Hamilton, Director of Windows Azure Marketing at Microsoft. "Crimson Tide's mpro5 solution takes advantage of Windows Azure Mobility Services to give customers the global scale, security and reliability inherent in the Windows Azure cloud."

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