The Microsoft Azure technology platform is an open and flexible cloud platform that enables you to build, deploy, and manage applications quickly across a global network of Microsoft-managed data centers. Organizations can build applications using any language, tool, or framework. They can also integrate public cloud applications with an existing IT environment. Microsoft Azure is a growing collection of integrated cloud services – analytics, computing, database, mobile, networking, storage and web – for moving faster, achieving more and saving money.
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Any developer or IT professional can be productive with Azure. The integrated tools, pre-uilt templates and managed services make 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 positioned 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.
Get more done
Azure supports the broadest selection of operating systems, programming languages, frameworks, tools, databases and devices. Run Linux containers with Docker integration; build apps with Java Script, Python, .NET, PHP, Java and Node.js; build back-ends for iOS, Android and Windows devices. Azure supports the same technologies that millions of developers and IT professionals already rely on and trust.
Extend your existing IT
Some cloud providers make you choose between your data centre and the cloud. Not Azure, which easily integrates with your existing IT environment through the largest network of secure private connections, hybrid database and storage solutions, and data residency and encryption features – so your assets stay right where you need them. You can even run Azure in your own data centre with Azure Stack. Azure hybrid cloud solutions give you the best of both worlds: more IT options, less complexity and cost.
Scale when you need to, pay as you go
Azure’s ‘Pay as you go’ services can quickly scale up or down to match demand, so you only pay for what you Per-minute billing and a ommitment to match competitor prices for popular infrastructure services such as compute, storage and bandwidth mean you’re always getting unbeatable price for performance.
Make smarter decisions
Azure’s predictive analytics services, including Machine Learning, Cortana Analytics and Stream Analytics, are redefining business intelligence. Make smarter decisions, improve customer service and uncover new business possibilities from your structured, unstructured and streaming Internet of Things data.