At last we have reached the end! it’s been 31 straight days of what I hope you have found to be useful information; all about using Windows Azure as an Infrastructure-as-a-Service option for testing, training, and extending your datacenter.
If you’ve missed any, I highly recommend you look at and bookmark the “31 Days of Servers in the Cloud” page: http://aka.ms/AzureCloudSeries.
But what about authentication? If I’m building a hybrid-cloud – which, in case you’re not familiar with it, is a company’s private cloud that spans beyond and into the public cloud domain – then how do I architect a solid solution for identity management, authentication, and authorization for my applications, services, and data?