Category: Big data, open data platforms, and web services

Overview: The Windows Azureā„¢ Marketplace allows users to find a wide variety of data, including demographic, environment, financial, and retail, and purchase applications to analyze those data.

Scope: The Marketplace currently provides access to 126 data sources. Many aggregate multiple data sources.

Form: Open data platform

Key Data Topics: Datasets are organized by 17 categories (e.g., business and finance) and by publisher.

Access: Free, free trial, or subscription, depends on dataset

Potential Uses for Regional Analysis: Access to a large number of datasets relevant to regional analysis

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