Microsoft – Aston Martin for Trying Windows Azure – Desperation?

Posted by Marius D. on September 23, 2013  /   Posted in Personal, Technology

Today I received an email that states:


Dear Customer,

Don’t miss your chance to win a 2013 Aston Martin V8 Vantage. Deploy a Virtual Machine or a Web Site using your MSDN Windows Azure benefit by September 30, 2013.


I was shocked to read that they are giving away an Aston Martin! I wouldn’t mind if this becomes the norm type of prize for trying out providers but this wreaks of desperation.

I personally have a bad taste in my mouth after having tried Azure. Could this be their attempt at recapturing a small percentage of those who gave Azure a try and only walked away feeling disappointment?

Here’s the email:

Azure Desperation

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