As it was announced at PDC10, the Windows Azure enhancements stated this week by Microsoft aimed facilitate customers to run existing Windows applications on Windows Azure, enable more affordable platform access and improve the Windows Azure developer and IT Professional experience.

The following functionality is now generally available through the Windows Azure SDK and Windows Azure Tools for Visual Studio and the new Windows Azure Management Portal:

  • Elevated Priviliges and Full IIS
  • Remote Desktop
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 Roles
  • Multiple Service Administrators
  • Better Developer and IT Professional Experience

Check out all these updates at the Windows Azure official site.