Dean Robertson, Managing Director of Mexia, runs a serious development business, but also has some interesting ideas he’s looking to test on the side. Thanks to Windows Azure, Robertson can build a social trading platform concept and give it its chance to go viral without having to commit tens of thousands in hardware resources.
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