Login | Register   
LinkedIn
Google+
Twitter
RSS Feed
Download our iPhone app
TODAY'S HEADLINES  |   ARTICLE ARCHIVE  |   FORUMS  |   TIP BANK
Browse DevX
Sign up for e-mail newsletters from DevX


advertisement
 

Windows Azure Officially Releases IaaS, Matches AWS Pricing

Microsoft plans to challenge Amazon's cloud computing offerings directly.


advertisement

On Tuesday, Microsoft made two big announcements related to its Windows Azure cloud computing platform. First, the company is making its infrastructure as a service (IaaS) generally available. The move signifies that Azure is moving from its origins as a cloud development platform to a more full-featured enterprise cloud service provider.

In addition, Microsoft announced that it will "match Amazon Web Services prices for commodity services, such as compute, storage and bandwidth." That price match includes the new IaaS. Industry watchers have noted that this new pricing plan essentially turns cloud computing into a commodity.

View article



   
Comment and Contribute

 

 

 

 

 


(Maximum characters: 1200). You have 1200 characters left.

 

 

Sitemap