It’s not about stormy weather, but rather “Cloud Computing”. It featured in Microsoft’s presentation at Autodesk University Technology Mainstage, just last December.
Since then they’ve released “Cloud” related technologies like SkyDrive, Mesh and a Silverlight update. None of that is news but this line, from an article on Exchange email hosting in the cloud, caught my attention:
Of course, they are chasing Google while still flirting with Yahoo!…
“Redmond, Washington-based Microsoft said it continues to build up its infrastructure, adding roughly 10,000 powerful computer servers a month to its data centres.”
Microsoft braces for major email shift - Stuff.co.nz