Microsoft Azure is a collection of integrated cloud services for analysis, computing, data bases, mobile devices, networks, memory storages and the internet. With Microsoft Azure it is possible to create web and mobile applications, storage and secure data in the cloud, run company applications, process huge amount of data, create powerful predictive analytics, encrypt or stream audio and video files, as well as create intelligent products with the help of IoT services.
With Microsoft Azure, software developer can use familiar technologies to create and manage company, web and IoT applications as well as mobile applications with help of integrated tools, templates and managed services. Since you can use existing knowledge and familiar technologies, the developing and managing process will be much easier and faster. Microsoft is the only provider in the Gartner’s Magic Quadrants for cloud infrastructure-as-a-service, applications-platform-as-a-service and cloud storage services that has the leading position for these kinds of services for second year in a row.
You only pay for the resources you really use! The Azure services are usage based, and can be scaled up and down depending on your needs with a minute based billing. To guarantee an unbeatable price performance ratio, Microsoft is always eager to beat the prices of the competitors.
Microsoft strongly promotes the protection of your data. As the first cloud supplier, that is compliant with the strict data protection laws by the European Union, Microsoft is taking a leading role in this area. Furthermore, Microsoft was the first cloud supplier, that introduced the standard for data protection in a cloud (ISO 27018). In addition, Microsoft introduced “Azure Government”, a standalone version of Azure that is aligned on the compliance requirements of the US-Government.
Azure is backed by a network of data centers in 22 different regions worldwide which are all managed by Microsoft. Due to this global presence and continuous extensions our Customers profit from a high number of options in the application execution and an outstanding performance.
The Azure Predictive Analytics services, such as Machine Learning, Cortana Analytics, and Stream Analytics, enable you to conduct in-depth analysis. The data obtained from the analyzes are used for rapid decision-making and the better identification of improvement and sales potentials with regard to the services and products offered.
With Azure, you are able to handle all workloads - from small development and test projects to global product launches. Renowned customers such as Heineken, Mazda, NBC Sports use Azure and make use of Microsoft's 24x7 support.