Microsoft Azure

What is Microsoft Azure?

Microsoft Azure is a comprehensive cloud platform that enables solutions based on individual challenges and needs - with the benefits of a public cloud service. Fast, secure and cost-effective.

Azure can be described as a growing collection of integrated cloud services that developers and IT professionals can use to build, deploy, and manage applications through a global network of datacenters. With Azure, you get the freedom to build and deploy wherever you want, using the tools, applications, and frameworks of your choice.

You can store data using relational SQL databases, NoSQL table stores, and unstructured blob storages, and optionally use Hadoop and business intelligence services to data-mine it. You can take advantage of Microsoft Azure’s robust capabilities to enable scalable distributed applications, as well as deliver hybrid solutions that run across a cloud and on-premise enterprise environment. Microsoft Azure’s distributed caching and CDN services allow you to reduce latency and deliver great application performance anywhere in the world.

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What are the benefits of Microsoft Azure?

Reliable and secure

Quick and easy deployment

Pay only for what you use

Extremely flexible, scalable and open

Hybrid Cloud deployments on your terms

Worldwide network of Microsoft-managed datacenters

Unlimited storage and capacity

… and many others.

Microsoft Azure Region Map

Microsoft Azure Region Map (Source: https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/ )

Is my data secure on Microsoft Azure?

Microsoft Azure has the most comprehensive compliance coverage and holds more certifications than any other cloud provider. Microsoft is the Industry leader for customer advocacy and privacy protection and has unique data residency guarantees.

  • Privacy: Own and control your data.

  • Transparency: Know how your data is stored and accessed and how Microsoft helps to secure it.

  • Compliance: Azure conforms to a large number of global standards (such as ISO 27001, HIPAA, FedRAMP, SOC 1 and SOC 2, as well as country-specific standards).
     

For more information, you can refer to the Microsoft Trust Center .

What products are available in Microsoft Azure?

There is a huge number of platform and infrastructure services available on Microsoft Azure that is growing constantly.

Microsoft Azure Platform and Infrastructure Services (Source: Microsoft Partner Network)


For an interactive overview, please check this website .

Details on all Azure products are available on the Azure website .

What is the difference between on premise, IaaS, PaaS and SaaS?

This everyday life example illustrates the characteristics of On Premises, Infrastructure as a Service, Platform as a Service and Software as a Service:

Everyday Life Example of Microsoft Azure Software Models (Source: Microsoft Partner University)

Die Konfiguration dieses Moduls ist noch unvollständig.


These are just few examples of what you can achieve with Microsoft Azure. Are you overwhelmed with the seemingly endless possibilities?

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Windows Virtual Desktop Public Preview Now Available

Leipzig, 04/16/2019 – Microsoft recently announced, that the Windows Virtual Desktop is now available in public preview. Windows Virtual Desktop is comprised of the Windows desktops and apps you’re delivering to users and the management solution hosted as a service on  Azure  by Microsoft.

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Announcement of Windows Virtual Desktop

Leipzig, 01/01/2019 – Microsoft presented the Windows Virtual Desktop at its Ignite Conference 2018. This product is a virtual desktop environment for Windows and Office offered as a managed service in Azure. Since this is just a preliminary announcement and the preview has not yet been released, all information is contingent and subject to change.

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New Microsoft Agreement for Azure – What Are Your Options?

New Microsoft Agreement for Azure – What Are Your Options?

  03/08/2019 |   COMPAREX Blog Editorial Team        

Did the hairs on your arms just stand up, or maybe you suddenly feel a headache coming on?
Yes, we hear you, “Another Microsoft Licensing change?!” We are here to help reduce the confusion – We guide you through the different options to purchase Azure. Read the full article ...

What Potential Does AI Offer for the Public Sector?

What Potential Does AI Offer for the Public Sector?

  03/07/2019 |   COMPAREX Blog Editorial Team

VAI (Artificial Intelligence) is likely to be one of the big trends of 2019. In this blog post we explain why AI may be especially helpful for companies in the public sector and why cloud computing plays a crucial role in it. Read the full article ...

 Infrastructure "In the Cloud"– More than Virtualization?

Infrastructure "In the Cloud"– More than Virtualization?

  02/19/2019 |   Peter Nowak  Berg           

Virtualization of server systems has become self-evident for many companies. The flexibility of using resources more efficiently in data centers – and saving money in the process – is a step that almost everyone is taking. But the same companies are evidently having trouble embracing the next stage of evolution, namely migrating the virtual machines to the cloud. Read the full article ...

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