There is a new TechCenter today, check out the Microsoft Online Services TechCenter. Is this the future of IT?
The intro information includes:
"Microsoft Online Beta services provide your company or organization with key communication and collaboration services over the Internet. By subscribing to one or more of the Microsoft Online services, your company is connected to a reliable hosted services platform that reduces the need to deploy and maintain on-premise IT services.
The Microsoft Online family of services delivers the following suite of services to businesses:
The beta version of Microsoft Online is intended to allow companies to “test drive” its services and features. When you sign up for the service, your company is provisioned for a limited number of users and limited amount of mailbox and SharePoint Online storage. "