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It was pre-announced as "Windows Cloud" at a Microsoft Student Technology Day on October 1, 2008 by Steve Ballmer.

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competing against Amazon leads to better costs for end users

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allows businesses to focus on their online services and content without worrying about hardware or software

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easy way to cut overhead costs, and scale without need for much notice

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geo-replication built in to the OS allows for easier

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vapourwear - most exciting features are those most likely to be stripped by the end product

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new Microsoft has sunk to a new low . . . using "trial traps" . . . yes one must contact customer support to cancel a trial.

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end user cost will not be significantly lower, control will be restricted

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Windows Azure is the name of the upcoming cloud-based operating system by Microsoft, announced by Ray Ozzie at the Microsoft PDC on October 27, 2008. It was pre-announced as "Windows Cloud" at a Microsoft Student Technology Day on October 1, 2008 by Steve Ballmer. According to Steve Ballmer, Windows Azure is to be based on Windows Server, with features including geo replication, network management model, and a SOA model.

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