AzureRunMe Demo, Telnet and Java on Windows Azure

Richard Prodger talks to Rob Blackwell about running Java and other copy-deployable software, unmodified on Windows Azure.

Rob demonstrates running a telnet session to interact with a Windows Azure compute instance (More info and how AzureRunMe ( makes it easy to run Java software including the Apache Tomcat Web Server.

They discuss the upcoming Windows Azure Launch Pad work and how this will enable Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) to get up and running quickly in the cloud.