My colleague Matt Hester provides today’s post in the 31 Days of Windows Servers (VMs) in the Cloud Series, and the topic for today literally starts at the beginning, essentially asking “Why use Windows Azure?”  Matt discusses the reasons for using Windows Azure, such as Windows Azure Savings and Strategy, security and more.  It’s certainly an enlightening post.

STEP 1 – Sign up for a FREE 90 Day Trial Windows Azure account and start your journey to learning

STEP 2 – Download an evaluation copy of System Center 2012 SP1 for your lab to get familiar with App Controller and the other components of System Center 2012

STEP 3 – Sign up for a FREE Microsoft Virtual Academy eLearning account to take FREE TRAINING on Windows Azure and System Center 2012 SP1 at your own pace

STEP 4 – Catch up on this blog series on Windows Azure IaaS by remembering the shortened URL http://aka.ms/IaaSSeries and come back at your leisure

The direct link to this blog article is here

Enjoy!