Microsoft announces "No Charge" offers to test Windows Azure

Microsoft announced three easy, no charge offers to enable you to start using Windows Azure to develop and test cloud applications before deploying them into production: Open to Everyone: Windows Azure Platform Introductory Special Offer, For Microsoft Partners: Windows Azure Platform Introductory Special Offer for Microsoft Partner Network members, and For MSDN Subscribers: Windows Azure […]

Microsoft announced three easy, no charge offers to enable you to start using Windows Azure to develop and test cloud applications before deploying them into production: Open to Everyone: Windows Azure Platform Introductory Special Offer, For Microsoft Partners: Windows Azure Platform Introductory Special Offer for Microsoft Partner Network members, and For MSDN Subscribers: Windows Azure Platform MSDN Premium Offer for MSDN Premium Subscribers. A valid credit or debit card number and billing address will be required to sign up for these offers for billing information purposes and to avoid service disruption if you subsequently choose to use Windows Azure on an ongoing basis. You’ll be notified via your Live ID email address when you reach 75% of your charge capacity. This introductory special will end on July 31, 2010 and all usage will then be charged at the standard rates.