Ozzie anounces Microsoft Windows Azure


At the PDC 2008 keynote a few minutes ago, Ray Ozzie, Chief Software Architect at Microsoft, anounced the CTP of a new platform that takes the Windows brand: Windows Azure.  Here are some links:
 
 
 
 
 
Basically Windows Azure is a new operating system running in the "cloud".  As part of Microsoft’s Cloud Services play, Windows Azure gives developers a scalable platform for building and deploying applications.  One of the speakers who just spoke demonstrated a social network application built on Azure and Silverlight.
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