Microsoft cloud technology has proved its efficiency in solving the challenges the company have faced. The new Windows Azure-based backup data center for MUZ.RU project offers their users powerful reliable scalable services. Its success has justified cloud usage for the group's other activities, including financial services data center. IFD Kapital continues broadening the cloud platform usage. This time, Windows Azure success with MUZ.RU inspired a pilot project for the group's financial services back-up data center building in a cloud.