Is Apple using Microsoft Services?

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by josefebus, Nov 14, 2011.

  1. josefebus macrumors newbie

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    I was running the iTunes Match on my mac and noticed Little Snitch was showing that iTunes was connecting to a url ending with windows.net!
     

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  2. Neolithium macrumors 6502a

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    Could be anything. Windows does not necessarily mean Microsoft. They're not oil and vinegar, they CAN play nice when they need to ;)
     
  3. Nermal Moderator

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    It does:

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    Domain Name.......... windows.net
      Creation Date........ 1995-08-10
      Registration Date.... 2010-05-26
      Expiry Date.......... 2015-06-05
      Organisation Name.... Microsoft Corporation
    :)
     
  4. GGJstudios macrumors Westmere

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    windows.net is a Microsoft-owned site, which redirects to their .NET site.
     
  5. goMac macrumors 603

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    Yes, they are using Windows Azure. Also for iCloud.
     
  6. cerote macrumors 6502a

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    It was said in the start that part would be using Microsofts Azure and Amazon Web Services.
     

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