Microsoft's new Windows Azure Import/Export service solves the challenges and on Monday, Microsoft announced a preview of their new Windows Azure Import/Export Service. Users of the Azure platform that is hosted in Microsoft's data centers can now import and export data by shipping their hard drives to Microsoft. This means users can move large amounts of on-premise data in and out of data centers with less constraints on their networks' bandwidth. Read the full details here.
Microsoft solves the challenge of moving large amounts of data in and out of Azure Blob storage and they are doing so in a cost effective, secure and speedy way.