Microsoft Azure – Microsoft games studios

Microsoft games studios required a highly scalable vendor portal for assets and vendor IP management.Application has to support storage and processing of most popular media file types, audio files, high end digital graphics, terabytes of raw game files and transcoding of videos.Vestalabs proposed to use Microsoft Azure and .Net application stack to build scalable application using Microsoft Azure cloud.Blob storage was used to store all the assets.SQL Azure was used to building application tables and configured it for scalability.The application was built to support federation using Hotmail and accounts and the ability for Microsoft employees to use their active directory accounts using federation.Microsoft Azure media services were used to transcode videos into a native format and provide online viewing with an HTML5 player.