This week I would again like to highlight a news article on Windows Azure in order to emphasize the momentum that is building around this solution to ensure you do not miss out on the opportunity. The article from ZDNet entitled “You’re running out of excuses to not try Microsoft Windows Azure “ can be accessed here. It discusses the cost advantages of Windows Azure over hosted and the competitors, as well as its unique feature benefit from the competitors which is the hybrid integration model allowing management and interaction with an on premise and Public cloud offering which we have seen will be the standard configuration for most customers. Click here to obtain 3 month Windows Azure trail access. In order to learn more about Windows Azure then leverage the great free training resources at the Microsoft Virtual Academy here http://www.microsoftvirtualacademy.com/ in order to gain further insight into the Windows Azure platform opportunity.