1. Visual Studio Professional, Premium or Ultimate with MSDN subscriber

you get free access to Windows Azure each month, and up to $3,700.00 in annual Windows Azure benefits at no extra charge. Click HERE  for more info or HERE to download the Windows Azure SDK

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2. Members of Microsoft programs such as Microsoft Partner Network, or BizSpark

You get free access to Windows Azure as part of your membership benefits. You get free access to Windows Azure as part of your membership benefits. To find out more visit the Member Offers page  http://www.windowsazure.com/en-us/pricing/member-offers/

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3. If you just want to sign up a free 90 day Windows Azure trial account

Click here to sign up.

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4. Of course, you can choose “Pay as you go” or the “Six Months Plans”.

Detail here.

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