If you Create a new VM in Azure you will see new options as a custom script and some build in virus protections. As the Teched_NA is starting this week new options an features will rule the week, who is the first with all the new stuff checkout the Teched_NA twitter feed.
Azure VM’s is getting better and richer even with the ExpressRoute that is available for preview
Installing the System Center Endpoint Protection is one of the options
and yes I want antimalware and I could run a custom script.
As you can see the SCEP is fully installed only the management is unavailable at the moment so no adjustments can be made.