Very interesting…Microsoft is supporting non-vendor lock-in for the cloud. Times are a changin’……
Originally posted on Gigaom:
Windows Azure, Microsoft’s(s msft) huge platform-as-a-service undertaking, is getting a boost from smaller PaaSes that will make it easier for businesses to run hybrid clouds that utilize Azure back-end services.
This is no small thing. One hurdle to Azure adoption was the lack of an easy way to bridge internal corporate applications and Azure-based workloads.