What is Microsoft Azure and why it matters.

Microsoft Azure is usually described as having “unlimited possibilities,” but what does Microsoft Azure actually do and what can it do for your business?

First let’s start with the basics, what is Microsoft Azure?

The Azure cloud platform is more than 200 products and cloud services designed to help you bring new solutions to life. Azure has solutions for Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), and Software as a Service (SaaS) that can be used for services such as virtual computing, networking, storage, and more.

How does Microsoft Azure Work? 

Once customers subscribe to Azure, they have access to all the Azure services included in the Azure portal. Subscribers can use these services to create cloud-based resources, such as virtual machines and databases. Many organizations use Azure storage as an archive in order to meet their long-term Data retention requirements.

Microsoft provides five different customer support options for Azure. They are; Basic, Developer, Standard, Professional Direct and Premier. Basic support is available to all Azure accounts, but Microsoft charges a fee for the other support offerings.

How can Microsoft Azure benefit my business? 

There are a great number of answers to this question and here are just a few.

Microsoft Azure is flexible! Whether you’ve experienced a positive spike in business or the demand for a more efficient solution has become apparent, Azure has you covered. You can set in motivation innovative new services at lightning speed, scale data storage and capabilities instantly.

Microsoft Azure should be a cost savings for your business.The migration will have fewer expenses upfront and ongoing.Since your Cloud provider is responsible for security, your security costs are also built-in, saving you money in ongoing updates.

With Azure you can expand your business and cover more world wide. Microsoft claims that they cover more than any other cloud hosting provider. Azure covers 140 countries and 54 regions, this is big for businesses that are trying to be or are world wide.

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