October 24, 2013 Microsoft News Thursday: Microsoft Announces Windows Azure Updates

by C&E Blogger

Microsoft announces Windows Azure updates

Microsoft unveiled a number of updates for Windows Azure over the last week, including general availability of Windows Server 2012 R2 in the Windows Azure image gallery and the release of Windows Azure SDK 2.2. Additional news included a price reduction of up to 22 percent on memory-intensive instances, as well as general availability of Windows Azure Backup and preview of Hyper-V Recovery Manager. These announcements deliver on Microsoft’s promise to offer choice and cost savings to Windows Azure customers, while also offering the best experience possible for developers.

Want more info? The Windows Azure blog and Scott Guthrie’s blog have you covered.