- Rapid POC of BizTalk solutions without the assistance of the client’s infrastructure group
- Rapid provisioning of BizTalk Developer environments with the use of the Azure IaaS virtual machine templating feature
- Occasional Demoing of BizTalk solutions, the IaaS virtual machine are only charged while running, otherwise you pay only for the storage of the VHD files in Azure Storage.
The use of BizTalk in the cloud will be further enhanced with the release of BizTalk 2010 R2 (Scheduled for release approximately 6 months after Windows 8)
To view Scott Guthrie complete session on Windows Azure Today and Tomorrow, it can be found on Channel9 at http://channel9.msdn.com/Events/TechEd/NorthAmerica/2012/FDN05