Philadelphia—cWyze Inc is pleased to announce Microsoft’s selection of cWyze to the Windows Azure Circle Program. As a Microsoft BizSpark StartUp and a Microsoft Network Partner, cWyze was selected for its commitment to developing and delivering cutting edge interactive video technology on the Azure Cloud.

Induction into the Windows Azure Circle Program is unusual for an early-stage company, and reflects Microsoft’s confidence in the company’s partnership for success.

“We are proud to be selected by Microsoft for the Windows Azure Circle program,” said Mary L. Hagy, cWyze CEO. “Circle membership is an invitation-only initiative that is reserved for Microsoft’s top Azure partners. cWyze’s strong partnership with Microsoft and our continued investment in Windows Azure demonstrates the belief that cloud technology is the right fit and client value for interactive video.”

In addition to inducting cWyze into the Azure Circle, Microsoft selected cWyze as one of only four U.S. companies for its, “Born in the Cloud Demand Generation Project.” Through this program, Microsoft funded a cWyze marketing campaign to create new business for clients to deliver video content in the Azure Cloud.

Azure Circle Membership signifies cWyze is certified to consult, build, implement, and deploy its solutions on Windows Azure, Microsoft’s Platform as a Service (PaaS) cloud offering. Recognition as an Azure Circle Partner qualifies cWyze to deliver its interactive video products through Windows Azure Deployment Planning Services (AZDPS) to Microsoft Enterprise Customers with Microsoft Enterprise Agreements (EA) and Software Assurance (SA) benefits.