Get More Done
Any developer or IT profession can be productive with Azure. The integrated tools, pre-built template and cloud server hosting is making 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. Microsoft is also the only vendor position as a leader across Gartner’s Magic Quadrants for Cloud Infrastructure as a Service, Application Platform as a Service, and cloud Storage Services for the second consecutive year.
Use an open and flexible cloud service platform
Extend your existing IT
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 servers, virtual private connections, hybrid database and storage solution, and data residency and encryption features – so your assets stay right where you need them. And with Azure Stack, you can apply the Azure model of application developer and deployment to your datacentre. 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 bets cloud computing services available.
Scale as you need, pay as you go
Azure’s pay-as-you-go services can quickly scale up or down to each demand, so you only pay for what you use. Per-minute billing and a commitment to match competitor prices for popular infrastructure services like compute, storage and bandwidth means you’re always getting unbeatable price for performance.
Protect your data
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 22 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 multination cloud provider in mainland China.
Rely on a trusted cloud services
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.
What is Azure
A Cloud Server Hosting Provider
Why buy a server vs cloud
Couple reasons such as a server takes up physical space and uses electricity (Electricity is a Point of Failure too ). Also has a high upfront cost in comparison to a Cloud Server. Less things can go wrong. A cloud server can run in Replicated Geographical locations yet a local onsite server can only run in one location meaning physically is in one location. Security is also high in Azure Datacenters.
Cloud servers are for small business
The cloud is very elastic meaning it can scale very small and very big.