At TechEd this past week, Norm Judah, cto for Microsoft Services, presented a Foundational session detailing examples of what's possible in the cloud.
The session covered four demos:
- building a private cloud
- event based applications
- looking at SharePoint as an application platform and doing a burst out to Azure
- redeploying an on-premises application into the cloud.
The technologies and services focused on are: Hyper-Microsoft System Center, Windows Azure and Microsoft Office 365, Private and Public Cloud, application development and management.
[Source: SQL Azure blog]