Everyone is talking about cloud computing. To help you "get into the cloud", customers with an active subscription of Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate with MSDN, or Visual Studio 2010 Premium with MSDN are eligible for a monthly amount of certain cloud computing resources described below at no additional charge from the Windows Azure platform. In total, that is an estimated value of $2,500 USD. *
Activate your Windows Azure Platform benefits today.
Here's what you get each month:

Windows Azure

  • 750 hours of a small compute instance / month
  • 10 GB of storage
  • 1,000,000 storage transactions / month

SQL Azure

  • 3 Web Edition databases (up to 1 GB of relational data per database)

Windows Azure platform AppFabric

  • 1,000,000 Access Control transactions / month
  • 1 pack of 5 Service Bus connections / month

Data Transfers

  • North America and Europe (per region / month)
    • 7 GBs in
    • 14 GBs out
  • Asia Pacific Region
    • 2.5 GB in
    • 5 GB out

Resources to Help You Sign Up:

After you sign up

  • To help you stay within the usage limits included in this benefit, you will receive email alerts when you have consumed 75%, 100% and 125% of your included compute hours
  • Any monthly usage in excess of these usage limits will be billed at our normal rates for these Windows Azure platform services. Please click here for full details of the Windows Azure Platform benefits for MSDN subscribers. If you have any questions regarding your Windows Azure Platform subscription, please contact Microsoft Online Services Support.

If you have any questions regarding your Windows Azure Platform subscription, please contact Microsoft Online Services Support.
Thank you for your continued interest in MSDN.
Amber Kinney
MSDN Product Manager

 

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* Estimated retail value for 16 months' worth of Windows Azure Platform benefits provided under this offer calculated at maximum usage limits.