This may sound slightly odd to the pure open source-rs (open sorcerers?), but I’ve been an Azure open source geek for a very long time. With Arc, we were the official provider of Joomla to the Web App Gallery for many years. It was amazing to see how into open source Microsoft Azure was even at its start. Though certainly at that time everyone thought it was crazy. This leads us to yesterday’s holy crap moment, Jason Nickerson for cPanel, Deploying cPanel & WHM on Microsoft Azure:

We hope you are as excited as we are about the new Microsoft Azure cPanel & WHM Application. cPanel will continue to work with Microsoft to bring your favorite software and integrations into the cloud!