"Azure is a billion-dollar business," Laderman says. "Azure is Microsoft's best-kept secret in the enterprise."
People have health care, and now clouds have "cloud care." The only difference? Cloud care is free.
Cloud Smart Meter shows IT managers, CIOs, and developers what they're using, how much they're spending, and what's currently not working -- or might be about to go down.
For certain things, the cloud is easier ... someone else, after all, has to worry about your servers staying online. But for other purposes, such as determining optimum resource utilization, the cloud can be more difficult.
How hard are all those virtual servers actually working, after all?