Microsoft has launched a cloud platform called Windows Azure. Just imagine that you will be able to create own amazon.com in your bedroom, and deploy it onto Windows Azure and instantly get global scale. If you grow and need to triple the size of your app… no problem, just click in the simple control panel on the Azure app.
Here is a cool video on making an Azure app. Looks a lot like a standard .net web app. Hopefully there is an easy way to make your existing .net apps port over to the Azure platform.
Interestingly enough Live Spaces does not support embedding silverlight videos, so here is a link to an awesome interview with Microsoft’s Manuvir Das. He dives into the details about Azure without all of the market speak.