On the first day of PDC 2010 on Thursday Microsoft announced a slew of new features coming in Windows Azure including:
- Remote Desktop (woot!)
- A new Virtual Machine Role
- Elevated Privileges
- Full IIS
- New Network functionality called Windows Azure Virtual Network.
- New “Affordable” platform access options.
- A new Silverlight based Portal for Managing deployments etc.
There were also announcements of new features coming in 2011.