DataArt Advances Cloud Computing Application
Development Expertise with Successful Prototype,
PhotoCloud, on Windows Azure
May 19, 2010 11:03 AM Eastern Daylight Time
NEW YORK--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--DataArt, a high-end software development company with
headquarters in New York and R&D centers in Eastern Europe, today announced it has successfully developed a
new software application built on Windows Azure™, Microsoft’s cloud services operating system. The application,
PhotoCloud, enhances DataArt’s cloud computing expertise, expands its development capabilities and proves the
company’s ongoing R&D commitment to mastering new technology platforms.
PhotoCloud is an online photo manager that allows authenticated users to create albums and upload unlimited
images. Unlike similar applications designed to run on traditional environments, PhotoCloud enables unlimited
capacity for data storage and processing instances. It also allows the PhotoCloud album manager to quickly and
easily scale resources up or down depending on the workload.
“Cloud computing opens a lot of new opportunities, particularly for startups, which drive a significant amount of
business for us,” said Dmitry Yakovlev, Vice President at DataArt. “It practically eliminates the high upfront
investment in resources and opens numerous new business opportunities, particularly by way of mobile and tablet
Windows Azure serves as the development, service hosting and service management environment for cloud
applications. DataArt has vast development expertise in Azure supported standards and protocols, including
Microsoft Visual Studio, PHP, XML, REST and SOAP, so it was a natural evolution for the company. In addition
to Windows Azure, DataArt is developing cloud prototypes for Amazon EC2 and Google App Engine.
DataArt has deep domain expertise within financial technology, telecom, online travel and mobile solutions, all of
which continue to accelerate their uptake of cloud computing technologies. The c