Here we are, well into 2011 and still no hide nor hair of an appliance from any of the promised vendors which were to include HP, Dell, and Fujitsu. Yet Microsoft promised they would be available to customers by late 2010. So what is the new date for the Microsoft Azure Appliances?
Microsoft took the wraps off of their "Private Cloud in a box" in mid 2010
Microsoft® Office 365 is a top choice for enterprises that want a cloud–based suite of productivity collaboration applications. With Office 365, you get access to Microsoft™ Office solutions practically anytime, anywhere, on virtually any device. It's a great option for current Microsoft users who can now build on their experience with Microsoft™ solutions while enjoying the flexibility of a cloud-based delivery. But even organizations with no previous investment in Microsoft will find that …
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