As expected Microsoft today announced that its Windows Azure product will be no more after April 3. But don’t worry, it’s simply a name change. In a move that sees the product named more accurately for what it actually does, Microsoft will henceforth call the platform Microsoft Azure.

Which is pretty much what everyone thinks of it as anyway. Azure goes far beyond Windows, and the new naming convention makes that obvious.

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Ben Kepes is a technology evangelist, an investor, a commentator and a business adviser. Ben covers the convergence of technology, mobile, ubiquity and agility, all enabled by the Cloud. His areas of interest extend to enterprise software, software integration, financial/accounting software, platforms and infrastructure as well as articulating technology simply for everyday users.

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