With the new IaaS release of Azure, obviously a customer cannot migrate their hardware Intrusion Detection (ID) system to that deployment. What do we recommend with respect to inherent Azure functionality and configuration to best implement ID for
an IaaS customer? Are there any great 3rd party products that work will in this area that are recommended for a customer to install on their VM in an IaaS configuration?
Do you mean that Intrusion Detection system need works with a hardware? As far as i know, Windows Azure does not support this functionality currently, you can post your idea as a feature request to Microsoft: