The preview of a new Windows Azure service: Windows Azure Scheduler

Windows Azure Scheduler allows you to invoke actions—such as calling HTTP/S endpoints or posting a message to a storage queue—on any schedule. With Scheduler, you create jobs in the cloud that reliably call services both inside and outside of Windows Azure and run those jobs on demand, on a regularly recurring schedule, or designate them for a future date.

During the Scheduler Preview, you will be billed for usage at 50% off the general availability price. For more pricing information, please visit the pricing details page