Start your FREE TRIALIf you are a developer, or if you are a member of an IT organization which supports a software development organization, then you know that sometimes you need more hardware than you can realistically afford.  And if you do buy the hardware, it becomes obsolete all-too-soon, or just sits there idle because the need for it was short-lived. 

Windows Azure Infrastructure Services can actually help with this.  Now you have a place to create machines that can host your development tools, and your test environment for quickly spinning up new machines for various configurations and scenarios. 
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“One of the roadblocks to building a Windows 8 new interface application is that you need Windows 8 or Server 2012 to develop on. It just so happens that Microsoft has this great virtual server environment, called Windows Azure, where we can remote into a 2012 Server and build Windows 8 applications.”

That quote comes from today’s article by my friend Brian Lewis.  He covers this topic in today’s entry of our “20 Key Scenarios with Windows Azure Infrastructure Services” series. 

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