The Windows Azure platform enables you to focus on delivering value to customers – and not on managing technology infrastructure. Whether creating new or enhancing existing applications, the Windows Azure platform lets you take your ideas to market faster. You now have a cloud computing platform that enables you to scale your solution up and down quickly in response to changes in business and customer needs.
Take advantage of development tools, automated service management, and global datacenter presence to respond faster to customer needs, focus on your competitive differentiators, and reach new markets.
The Windows Azure platform improves productivity and increases operational efficiency by lowering up-front capital costs. Customers and partners can realize a reduction in Total Cost of Operations of some workloads by up to 30 – 40% over a 3 year period. The consumption based pricing, packages, and discounts for partners lower the barrier to entry for cloud services adoption and ensure a predictable IT spend. See Windows Azure platform pricing
Focus on delivering services and value to your customers – and not on managing technology infrastructure. The Windows Azure platform enables you to spend less time on operational hurdles and more time focusing on your competitive differentiators.
Utilize your existing skills in familiar languages such as .NET, Java and PHP to create and manage web applications and services.
Enterprise class service backed by reliable service level agreements and a rich online services experience.