According to ZDNet, Microsoft is expected to be rebranding “Windows Azure” to “Microsoft Azure.” Developers use the Azure service to build and manage applications in the cloud. Azure also powers the capabilities of the Microsoft Xbox One game platform. The Azure platform also supports Linux and Oracle workloads.
Microsoft is expected to rebrand Windows Azure tomorrow (March 25th) and the change will take effect on April 3rd. Tomorrow is the second day of Microsoft’s Build conference in San Francisco.
Another major announcement that is expected to happen at the Build conference is Microsoft Office on iPad. Office on iPad is expected to launch on March 27th.