Azure is the cloud platform that supports companies to not only make their business processes accessible anytime and anywhere, but also to continuously improve them. Within the Azure services, organizations have the option to opt for a hybrid cloud solution, where data is stored locally and in the cloud, or to go full-cloud. Because Azure is a cloud solution from Microsoft, it can be perfectly combined with other cloud services such as Microsoft 365. The Azure platform requires specialized knowledge and that is why, in addition to the Azure platform itself, we also offer supporting managed with azure consulting services .
Using Azure offers many advantages;
No investment in (server) hardware
Only pay according to use
Extremely flexible and scalable
Piggybacking on technological developments
Continuous access to the latest security functionalities
Unprecedented possibilities for automating processes
Compliant with more than 70 standards such as AVG and ISO27001
Why choose Microsoft Azure?
Find out why choosing Microsoft Azure is a wise choice in the articles below:
Less maintenance with Azure, so less worries
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Back up with Microsoft Azure. Does this comply with the GDPR law?
This is what you save with Azure
Large data center location in the Netherlands
Microsoft has more than 54 data centers worldwide, including a large data center location in the Netherlands. Numerous services are offered from the Azure platform. This goes beyond virtual servers. Hosting websites, databases and IoT infrastructures are also possible.
Many of our customers with a hybrid cloud infrastructure choose to use Azure for backup or as a fallback data center in the event of disasters. Azure offers various options for automated disaster recovery scenarios. By using Azure hybrid, it becomes an extension of your own data center. This helps with a step-by-step migration to the cloud. At your own pace.
Only pay for the actual use of Azure. Do not incur unnecessary costs, but only when enabling Microsoft Azure.
6 benefits of Microsoft Azure
Cloud Computing is more than just the latest buzzword. It’s a whole new way of doing business. Microsoft Azure is Microsoft’s ever-expanding Cloud computing platform that is open, flexible, and enterprise-grade to meet all your business challenges. In this article you will read about 6 benefits of Microsoft Azure.
Rated as the second largest IaaS and PaaS service provider in the world, Azure has the added benefit of being fully integrated with all Microsoft products. For those with an existing Microsoft infrastructure, Azure is a perfect complement to your existing software and applications. Flexible, cost-effective and at the cutting edge of technology, Azure is the solution of choice for companies looking to grow and stay ahead of the competition.
While there are plenty of benefits to this cloud computing environment, here are the 6 benefits of Microsoft Azure you need to know and how it can positively transform your organization.
Nothing makes a seasoned network engineer more than a single point of failure. However, creating redundancy is time consuming, complicated and expensive. Building a highly available data center requires redundant network connections, redundant power supplies, and redundant hardware. Then you have to do it all again in a different location to make sure that the data center itself is redundant.
High availability is built in with Azure. Those redundant links, power, and data centers are included with Azure, saving you time, effort and money.
Perfect for small businesses and established enterprises
Azure is designed for any business, regardless of size, from the local bakery to multinational corporations. It is easily scalable to meet your IT requirements and operates on a pay-as-you-go pricing model to fit any budget. Because companies can launch and store internal and external applications in the Cloud , it also saves internal IT costs, including hardware and maintenance.
Supplement and expand your current IT infrastructure
Azure allows your IT staff to focus on your business without worrying about internal capabilities or maintaining equipment that is under-loaded or under-used. The platform makes it quick and easy to deploy your current apps with little or no downtime. An integrated development environment reduces the learning curve, allowing teams to quickly master the platform. In addition, the platform has a footprint in more countries than Google or Amazon, ensuring faster content delivery and an optimal user experience. Azure is scalable to grow with your business and you only pay for what you need.
Microsoft Azure IaaS and PaaS
At the forefront of IaaS and PaaS, Azure offers rapid deployments. The hybrid cloud environment allows companies to choose whether they operate autonomously or use a public cloud. You can also determine whether or not you are connected to the Internet. Meets all your
IT and service needs without having to maintain the underlying infrastructure.
Security, performance, backup and disaster recovery
Microsoft understands the importance of security and designed Azure to stay ahead of the competition when it comes to protecting your data. Azure has many compliance certifications and is a top choice in high-risk industries such as healthcare and government for delivering cloud services. Both the platform and the end users are protected. Additional services such as multi-factor authentication and advanced disaster recovery capabilities that can recover data in hours meet business needs.
Industry Specific Applications
Due to the risky and sensitive nature of certain industries, Azure has designed specific applications to meet unique needs. Government, healthcare, manufacturing and financial services benefit greatly from Azure’s many features, including offline cloud services, individual security needs, simplified performance, and modernized customer apps .
How can ITAF help you?
ITAF support for Microsoft Azure helps you properly set up an environment, provide your organization with 24/7 operational management and/or increase business security by performing server and security patching .
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