16th of April was a major milestone for Windows Azure, customers and partners. I’m excited to announce the General Availability of Windows Azure Infrastructure Services including Virtual Machines and Virtual Network.
Now, Windows Azure natively supports all kind of cloud service models including
GA of Infrastructure Services is significant step in Microsoft Cloud Computing strategy enabling all our customers and users to benefit from the innovation and extension of cloud computing for all kind of business scenarios.
This brief video explains details the extension of IT fabric scenario and if you need more information about IaaS you can visit Windows Azure Infrastructure Services page.
Windows Azure Infrastructure Services (Virtual Machines & Virtual Networks) is now live in production, backed by enterprise SLA, supported by Microsoft Support and ready to use for all kind of application and business scenarios.
In order to support more scenarios, this update includes:
Windows Azure is always flexible in terms of management. You can create and manage your account including Virtual Machines using:
When you create a Virtual Machine you’ll have
Please check this resource for more info on Virtual Machines.
Virtual Networks is the another service in Windows Azure Infrastructure Services and it completes Cloud Infrastructure strategy with Virtual Machines.
Using Windows Azure Virtual Networks, you can:
Other updates includes :
You can start your 90 days Windows Azure Free Trial and check the features and capabilities of Windows Azure by yourself.
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