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What Is Microsoft Azure?

Azure is a comprehensive computing platform, providing cloud infrastructure, products and services, developer tools, and innovations in data and AI. Azure has unique on-premises, hybrid, multicloud, and edge capabilities that offer you the flexibility to innovate anywhere.
Developers can use their favorite languages, open-source frameworks, and tools to code and deploy. Modernize your IT, grow your business, and unlock insights from your data with the scale and security Azure provides.

Who Uses Microsoft Azure?

We believe that the success made possible by the cloud must be accessible to every business and every organization - small and large, old and new.

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Reviews of Microsoft Azure

Average score

Overall
4.6
Ease of Use
4.1
Customer Service
4.3
Features
4.6
Value for Money
4.2

Reviews by company size (employees)

  • <50
  • 51-200
  • 201-1,000
  • >1,001
Samuel
Samuel
Founder and CEO in UK
Verified LinkedIn User
Internet, 2–10 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source

Alternatives Considered:

Azure for cloud computing

5.0 2 months ago New

Pros:

Ease of setup. Customer support. Industry standard. Free student plan for one year.

Cons:

Might be expensive. Low time trial. Might be technically difficult for beginners.

PHYLLIS WANJIKU
Data Scientist in Türkiye
Furniture, 2–10 Employees
Used the Software for: 1-5 months
Reviewer Source

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Pros and Cons of Microsoft Azure

4.0 2 weeks ago New

Comments: It offers many services from storage to AI solutions which have proven powerful for my development projects, especially with its seamless integration with other Microsoft tools. However, my initial learning curve was challenging due to its vast services and pricing structures. Their security is a plus but their support channels feel bureaucratic at times.

Pros:

If you're a developer who loves all things Microsoft, Azure feels familiar and much easier to start working on projects. It's secure, has everything you need to build, and lets you grow your projects as big (or small) as you need.

Cons:

Azure's range of services can feel overwhelming for beginners, with a bit of a learning curve to navigate all the features and their pricing structures.

Anil
Anil
Cloud Administrator in India
Verified LinkedIn User
Computer Software, 501–1,000 Employees
Used the Software for: 1+ year
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Cloud Administrator

3.0 2 years ago

Comments: So if client required specifically use azure then we can use or we have premium support for azure then we can use it

Pros:

Azure console is very user friendly and very fast, Creating the virtual using in azure is very easy, in security point of view it's very secure, high availability is also main feature of azure, In azure portal console is very fast.

Cons:

For cost point of view azure is very expensive, for example if want to move one image to another image then we need to copy same copy on another region(), Azure support which is provided by mindtree is very poor , we raised a ticket and it's more than two month but not any solution. Azure default structure for cpu and memory is very weird.

Shivam
Student in India
Computer & Network Security, Self Employed
Used the Software for: 6-12 months
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Awesome experience with Microsoft Azure!

5.0 4 months ago

Comments: Overall Experience was great! and Really Easy to use and specially The study materials given in that was really a good experience was good. I am really happy!

Pros:

There is ton's of feature I would like to tell. but most of the feature I usually used is about the AI and Virtual Machine's It was really easy to setup just have few clicks and it will setup!

Cons:

Overall the experience was great but the problem... well there is problem, May be i am the only one I getting that. When I delete the Virtual Machine and Containers after that I didn't use azure for months because of my exam's suddenly I got mail from Microsoft and it says your bill amount 300 INR I was surprised why ? I deleted all machines but when I logged in there was some resources running on , To be honest idk it was a glitch or My mistake

Felix
CEO, CMO and Co-Founder in Poland
Computer Software, 11–50 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source

A great roadmap for cloud infrastructure and AI innovations

5.0 2 months ago

Comments: Up-to-date technology and has a promising future.

Pros:

The main differentiator aspects in this tool is design development. It is quite efficient in that. Validation, prototyping and simulation can be done at any stages of the design. It has enabled continuous improvement and proficiency with the techniques and technologies. Over time, quality and efficiency are realized.

Cons:

Configuration was not easy for me. It took me a while to interface the tool with my operations but eventually made it. It is working well.