Now available are three easy, no charge* offers to enable you to start using Windows Azure to develop and test cloud applications before deploying them into production.

To get started, simply choose one of the following three offers:

A valid credit or debit card number and billing address will be required to sign up for these offers for billing information purposes and to avoid service disruption if you subsequently choose to use Windows Azure on an ongoing basis.  You will be notified via your Windows Live ID email address when you reach 75% of your charge capacity.

*Offer includes a base level of compute hours, storage, data transfers, a SQL Azure database, Access Control transactions and Service Bus connections.  You will be charged at our standard rates if you elect to use more than the amount included per month with the offer.  This introductory special will end on July 31, 2010 and all usage will then be charged at the standard rates.