what is Microsoft Azure?
Azure’s range of services can be leveraged according to your needs. Whether you’re at the beginning stages of scaling your cloud architecture, building a hybrid cloud environment or looking to manage your entire IT infrastructure in the cloud, Azure can deliver.
pizza as a service
Think of Azure like a pizza. It’s a cloud environment where you can own as much or as little of the hosting, configuration and customization as you choose. Just as you might choose to order a pizza with the toppings you want rather than make it yourself, Azure allows you to fully customize your experience, from conception to delivery. Learn more in our Pizza as a Service blog.
features of Azure
Networking and Computing
Take advantage of Microsoft’s powerful and geographically dispersed data centers to build and deploy virtual servers and networks. Scale up and down as demand requires.
Azure provides an expansive tool set for managing user account, device, and cloud resource security. Migrating to the cloud is a great opportunity to enhance your organization’s security
Make compliance easier by managing data and infrastructure through Azure, where you can easily create audit trails, establish governance policies and more.
benefits of Azure
Leveraging Azure provides you with the flexibility to scale up or down as needed while enabling employees to work from anywhere. Plus, you have the flexibility to use a mix of cloud, on-premises, and hybrid environments.
Enhanced Computing Capabilities
Azure’s powerful suite of services can enhance your organization’s ability to develop applications, analyze data, and take advantage of massive computing resources.
Rather than being limited by the capabilities of physical IT infrastructure at the time of purchase, using Azure cloud services helps you future-proof your IT environment with continuous updates from Microsoft. In the last year, Azure came out with over 1,000 new capabilities.
Is your organization ready for Azure? Take our Cloud Readiness Assessment today.
common use cases
Backup & Disaster Recovery
Automatically back up your work to Azure’s secure global data centers on a schedule you determine. In the event of an outage, natural disaster or other unexpected downtime, your files will be right where you left them.
Do you have certain servers, networks or processes you need to keep in house? No problem. With Azure, you can choose what goes to the cloud and what stays on premises.
start leveraging the power of Azure
Peters & Associates is a premier, certified Microsoft partner. We can assist you in choosing the right plan for your needs and help you manage Azure so you can stay secure and get the most out of its array of services.
For more information or to get started with Azure, contact Peters & Associates today.
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