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Microsoft Azure for Business
Microsoft Azure for Business is a growing collection of integrated cloud services—analytics, computing, database, mobile, networking, storage, and web—for moving faster, achieving more, and saving money. Get more done, any developer or IT professional can be productive with Azure. The integrated tools, pre-built templates and managed services make it easier to build and manage enterprise, mobile, Web and Internet of Things (IoT) apps faster, using skills you already have and technologies you already know.
What is Microsoft Azure for Business?
At its core, Azure is a public cloud computing platform—with solutions including Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), and Software as a Service (SaaS) that can be used for services such as analytics, virtual computing, storage, networking, and much more. It can be used to replace or supplement your on-premise servers.
Quick Facts About Azure:
|Microsoft Azure – IaaS, PaaS and SaaS|
|· Flexible – Move compute resources up and down as needed|
|· Open – Supports almost any OS, language, tool, or framework|
|· Reliable – 99.95% availability SLA and 24×7 tech support|
|· Global – Data housed in geo-synchronous data centers|
|· Economical – Only pay for what you use|
Microsoft Azure for Business is a fast, flexible, and affordable platform, and its pricing and capabilities make it the best public cloud offering on the market. Now let’s take a look at how to put it to work for you.
Enhance and Implement Backup and Disaster Recovery – Azure is a backup and disaster recovery dream tool. Why? Because of its flexibility, advanced site recovery, and built-in integration.
Host and Develop Web and Mobile Apps – Providing platforms for hosting, developing, or managing a web or mobile app, Azure makes those apps autonomous and adaptive with patch management, AutoScale, and integration for on-premise apps.
Distribute and Supplement Active Directory – Azure can integrate with your Active Directory to supplement your identity and access capabilities—this gives your DNS a global reach, centralized management, and robust security.
Innovate with IoT Industry Solutions – The scalability, flexibility, and security of Microsoft Azure makes it the perfect resource for companies moving toward IoT solutions. You can connect your devices to the cloud using solutions that integrate with your existing infrastructure and start collecting new data about your company.
“When it comes to machine learning specifically, Microsoft (and every other tech giant) continue to focus on simplifying how ML models are built, trained, and deployed. New MLOps capabilities with Azure DevOps integration are designed to help developers better reproduce, audit, and automate model creation and training.” – PCMag.com
Hybrid Datacenter with Microsoft Azure for Business:
Some cloud providers make you choose between your datacenter and the cloud. Not Azure, which easily integrates with your existing IT environment through the largest network of secure private connections, hybrid database and storage solutions, and data residency and encryption features — so your assets stay right where you need them. And with Azure Stack, you can bring the Azure model of application development and deployment to your datacenter. Azure hybrid cloud solutions give you the best of both worlds: more IT options, less complexity and cost. It’s why it’s one of the best cloud computing services available.
Microsoft Azure for Business Cloud Security:
We know some organizations are still wary of the cloud. That’s why Microsoft has made an industry-leading commitment to the protection and privacy of your data. We were the first cloud provider recognized by the European Union’s data protection authorities for our commitment to rigorous EU privacy laws. Microsoft was also the first major cloud provider to adopt the new international cloud privacy standard, ISO 27018. We also launched Azure Government, a stand-alone version of Azure designed to meet the rigorous compliance requirements of U.S. public agencies.
Run Your Apps Anywhere:
As the best cloud service from Microsoft, Azure runs on a worldwide network of Microsoft-managed datacenters across 26 regions—more countries and regions than Amazon Web Services and Google Cloud combined. This fast-growing global footprint gives you lots of options for running applications and ensuring great customer performance. Azure is also the first multinational cloud provider in mainland China.
Fortune 500 Trusts Microsoft Azure for Business:
Unsure how to choose a cloud service provider? From small dev-test projects to global product launches, Azure is engineered to handle any workload. More than 66 percent of Fortune 500 companies rely on Azure, which offers enterprise grade SLAs on services, 24/7 tech support, and round-the-clock service health monitoring. Customers include Skanska, Heineken, 3M, Dyson, Paul Smith, Mazda, GE Healthcare, Trek, McKesson, Milliman, Towers Watson, NBC Sports, TVB, and many, many more.
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How Will You Use Microsoft Azure for Your Business?
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