Below the key advantage of Cloud-based data center:
Windows Azure is an open and flexible cloud platform that enables you to quickly build,
deploy, scale, and manage application across a globe network of Microsoft data centers.
You can build applications using multiple languages, tools, and frameworks.
Build anything from lightweight websites to multi-tier cloud services that scale up as your traffic grows.
Rely on geo-redundant cloud storage for backup, archiving, and disaster, and recovery.
Get actionable insights from your data by taking advantage of a fully compatible enterprise-ready Hadoop service.
Accelerate your mobile app development by using a backend hosted in Windows Azure. Scale instantly as your install base grows.
Create, manage, and distribute media in the cloud-everything from encoding to content protection to streaming and analytics support.
Windows Azure provides a rich set of application services, including SDKs, caching, messaging, and identity. You can write application in .NET, PHP, Java, node.js, Python, Ruby, or using open REST protocols. This is all apart of Microsoft's promise to let you build using any language, tool, of framework.
Build resilient application with automatic operating system and service updating, built-in network load balancing, and geo-redundant storage. Windows Azure also proudly delivers a 99.95% monthly SLA. You can rely on decades of experience in data center operations for security and compliance.
Windows Azure makes it easy for you to integrate your on- premises IT environment with the public cloud. Migrate your virtual machines to Windows Azure without the need to convert them to a different format. Use the robust messaging and networking capabilities in Windows Azure to deliver hybrid solution and then manage your hybrid application from single console with System Center.
With data centers around the globe, a massive investment in data center innovation, and a worldwide Content Delivery Network, you can build applications that provide the best experience for user, wherever they are.