Today the entire IT industry moving towards the Cloud Computing technology.Window Azure amongst the one which gain more name in field of cloud computing by providing its platform as service.
The cloud computing mainly categories under three services
SAAS : – Software as a service (Eg : Gtalk)
PAAS : – Platform as a service (Eg : Window Azure)
IAAS : – Infrastructure as a service (Eg : Amazon EC2)
Windows Azure offers a simple, reliable, and powerful platform by which you can host applications and create web applications and services. It enables you to consume Platform as a service, so that you can focus on business, as opposed to operational hurdles.
For info : http://www.windowsazure.com/en-us/