What is Microsoft Azure?
According to CCB Technology, 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.
Companies all over the world are realizing great success with business solutions powered by the cloud. They are redefining the way they do business with scalable & secure cloud-enabled enterprise applications. A large number of Fortune 500 companies are using Microsoft Azure to drive their business. Azure supports a wide range of programming languages, frameworks, operating systems, databases, and devices, allowing enterprises to leverage tools and technologies they trust.
So why do businesses trust Azure?
Compared to any other cloud service provider, Microsoft has a broad global footprint. High availability of Azure cloud storage facilities makes it easier for businesses to transfer their data and applications where they want it to be.
Microsoft allows you to pay for what you use to build or expand resources using Azure services. This cuts down the IT administration costs to a minimum as infrastructure is taken care of by Microsoft on Azure. It connects datacenters to the cloud effortlessly and supports 42 regions like no other cloud provider.
Security Development Lifecycle (SDL) is an industry leading security process on which Azure has been designed. It involves security at its core and private data and services are guaranteed secure on Azure Cloud.
Easy to learn
Familiar tools such as Visual Studio, ASP.NET, and programming languages like Visual Basic, C++, C# are used to develop cloud native applications, making it easier for users to develop cloud based enterprise applications.
Integrates with other Microsoft tools
Companies dependent on Microsoft tools like Office 365, Outlook and SharePoint invest in a cloud platform that perfectly integrates with Microsoft products. Azure simplifies operations by using the same virtual on-premise machines like Windows and Linux.
The ease of using Azure enables a company to scale operations. Businesses using Azure can easily and quickly develop, test, and launch applications. This allows companies to explore potentially profitable ideas. Moreover, companies using Azure can try out features of new technology as they expand. This type of agility is not just valuable in terms of getting things done, but it means that companies can do a lot more and grow quickly.
These are some of the many benefits of using Microsoft Azure. Businesses will have to adapt since more and more operations are moving to the cloud. Take advantage of the expertise of Microsoft and its cloud computing model, Azure.
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