Windows Azure in Use at Microsoft

We often get asked if we are using Windows Azure ourselves at Microsoft to reap the benefits that we claim Windows Azure provides. 


Many groups at Microsoft—from product and service groups to partner support programs—are taking advantage of the Windows Azure platform to develop and host their own applications and services.

Here are some summaries of how the Microsoft Live@edu team, the Microsoft Office Product Development Group, and the Microsoft Partner Network used Windows Azure to promote and enhance Microsoft solutions and help support consumers, enterprise customers, educational institutions, and Microsoft technology partners.