Microsoft reduces storage pricing for Windows Azure

Microsoft last week announced that it will lower storage prices in Windows Azure, in order to match the storage prices from Amazon, which announced reduction of storage prices earlier this month. Microsoft promised to match Amazon Web Services prices for services like compute, storage and bandwidth in April this year.

Per March 13, Microsoft will lower the prices for Block Blobs Storage with 20 % and Disks/Page Blobs Storage with 28% also Azure Storage transactions will be reduced by 50%.