Microsoft Today Announced New Windows Azure's Federation Capabilities

Microsoft’s new addition of both AD and SSO features will likely streamline the management responsibilities for IT teams as well as make it easier for end users to take advantage of those services delivered through Windows Azure and without the need  to face multiple sign-in portals which will also both users and management  teams of Windows Azure services to more easily leverage those permissions that they have already set up with Active Directory on their premises-based Windows Server installations. Read the full story here.