Why Cloud Computing?
Cloud computing helps to minimize your capital expenditure by not having to invest upfront in hardware and network infrastructure. Microsoft also provides an option where you pay only for what is consumed with respect to compute and storage.
Global Scalability is another advantage of cloud computing. It offers the ability to dynamically scale in or scale out storage and compute power. With cloud computing, there is virtually no limit to the infrastructure resources that can be used.
Azure app development is cost-effective, secure and reliable. Azure allows us to leverage Microsoft’s worldwide network of datacenters. Azure handles the physical maintenance and security of the data centers as well as the software maintenance and upkeep of the computing resources. Users of Azure can simply start using the computing resources without concerning themselves with the upkeep and maintenance required.
In today’s vulnerable IT environment, cybersecurity is vitally important to safeguard customer environments. Using Azure, customers can rest assured that a global leader in software security is securing their data centers.
In terms of infrastructure management/updates, Azure offers far more reliable services than on-premise servers. One can effortlessly add more storage and compute resources dynamically in a matter of a few seconds whereas in case of on-premise servers it can take a few days or even weeks.
Moreover, Azure provides solutions for High Availability and Disaster Recovery as well.
Microsoft Azure, commonly referred to as Azure, is a cloud computing service created by Microsoft for building, testing, deploying, and managing applications and services through Microsoft-managed data centers.
Decades of cyber security experience of Microsoft plays a significant role in making Microsoft Azure a very secure environment to use. Microsoft can bring expertise and resources several orders of magnitude higher than the average small to medium enterprise and this is reflected in the security integrated into every layer of the Azure stack. Azure has built-in mechanisms that provide protection against distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks. Azure Active Directory is Azure’s cloud version of Microsoft AD, which provides role based access controls for Azure. Azure also has features that allow for data encryption at rest as well as in transit.
Microsoft Azure provides various products such a Virtual Machines, Storage Accounts, Azure SQL Database, App Service, Azure Cosmos DB, Azure Machine Learning, Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS), Azure Functions, Azure Cognitive Services across product categories such as AI + Machine Learning, Azure Active Directory, Blockchain, Compute, Containers, Databases, Developer Tools, DevOps,
PaaS refers to Platform as a service (PaaS), and it is a development and deployment environment. In PaaS, we do not need to worry about the underlying infrastructure. Microsoft Azure SQL Database is an example of PaaS. SaaS refers to Software-as-a-Service. Dropbox is an example of Software as a service (SaaS) where the users of the service are simply expected to make use of the service over the internet without the need to know where the service is hosted and what is the underlying infrastructure.
There are about 50 Microsoft Azure certification exams available currently. Depending upon role, level and certification type, one can choose the certification . Below is the link which lists out Azure certifications
You can use Azure pricing calculator to get the approx. pricing for all the services provided by Azure.
At MetaSys, we have Microsoft certified Azure solutions architects , who can help your organization build a cloud infrastructure, integrate cloud with your current infrastructure and also facilitate the entire migration to Azure.
You can access your data anywhere, and at any time. Cloud storage is cheaper than physical drives. Data recovery and data backup is easy and fast to set up.
Get In Touch