Cloudshare How-to 48-hour SharePoint Virtual Machines in the Cloud

I’ve blogged about SharePoint Development on Cloudshare in the past, see Some SharePoint Development Machine Options, but I thought I’d go through a screen-shot how-to so you can see how easy it is to get up and running with them.

First, browse the solution showcase, pictured below:

After choosing a pre-set environment of one to many vm’s, register for the trial account. I suggest trying the Microsoft Information Worker VM first because it has lots of great demos set up already.

After confirming you received their email to finish registration, your machines are already running in the cloud and ready for you to open in the remote desktop active X application direct from the browser.


Enjoy using Cloudshare for SharePoint Development and Testing. Let me know if this was helpful or needs work in the comments on

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