Microsoft Azure Public Cloud
Pay-as-you-go cloud services for businesses seeking extra flexibility.
Microsoft Azure is a pay-as-you-consume Cloud service. Users can pick and choose from the solutions available to run new or existing applications.
We can advise you on the most effective way to use the Azure Public Cloud, no matter what business systems and data you want to store.
By working with Techsol Group, your business will benefit from our extensive knowledge of Microsoft Azure.
Take control of your business
Reduced reliance on on-premise infrastructure management
Improved reliability as cloud services are distributed over multiple data centres
up to date
Services are always on the latest version
Reduced capital investment cycles and predictable monthly costs
Transition your business to Microsoft Azure
Our Cloud Viability Assessments allow us to understand your business needs and technical requirements. We will conduct a requirement review, cloud scoping session and assess your internal IT infrastructure to ensure we have the information we need to design an effective roadmap and migration plan.
Moving all business data to the Cloud isn't going to be the right option for everyone. This is why we also offer a Hybrid Cloud solution so you can choose what you want to host on the Cloud, and what can stay on-premise.
Microsoft Azure Key Features
With the Microsoft Azure Public Cloud, you gain access to an ever-expanding set of tools to pick and choose from.
With cloud services distributed across multiple data centres, there’s a far reduced chance of systems going down.
Scale up or scale back services easily, based on your business needs, so you’re not paying for more than you use.
Keep costs down
With a low upfront fee and only paying for what you use, costs can be better managed and kept low.
By seamlessly integrating with other Microsoft services, information can be shared securely across platforms.
Applications are always kept up-to-date in the cloud, ensuring data is secure and reducing downtime.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Microsoft Azure?
Microsoft Azure is a cloud computing platform and infrastructure that offers a wide range of services for building, deploying, and managing applications and services through Microsoft-managed data centres.
What are the key services offered by Azure?
Azure provides various services, including virtual machines, web hosting, databases, AI and machine learning, Internet of Things (IoT), analytics, and more.
How does Azure differ from other cloud providers like AWS and Google Cloud?
Azure competes with AWS and Google Cloud by offering a similar set of cloud services but is known for its strong integration with Microsoft products like Windows Server, SQL Server, and Active Directory.
What is Azure Active Directory (now known as Entra ID)?
Entra ID is Microsoft’s cloud-based identity and access management service. It allows organisations to manage user identities and secure access to resources in Azure and other integrated applications.
How does Azure pricing work?
Azure uses a pay-as-you-go pricing model, where you pay for the specific services you use. Pricing can vary based on the type and quantity of resources, region, and service level agreements (SLAs).
What are Azure Virtual Machines (VMs)?
Azure VMs are scalable, on-demand virtualised computing resources that run Windows or Linux. They can be used to host applications, websites, and other services.
What is Azure App Service?
Azure App Service is a platform for building, hosting, and scaling web applications. It supports multiple programming languages and frameworks.
What is Azure SQL Database?
Azure SQL Database is a fully managed relational database service that allows you to run SQL Server workloads in the cloud with high availability and security.
How can I ensure security in Azure?
Azure offers a range of security tools and features, including Azure Security Centre, Azure Active Directory, role-based access control (RBAC), and encryption options, to help you secure your resources and data.
Can I migrate my existing applications to Azure?
Yes, Azure provides tools and services to facilitate the migration of on-premises or existing cloud applications to the Azure platform, such as Azure Migrate and Azure Site Recovery. Your managed services provider should be able to assist you with your migration to Azure.
How does Azure support hybrid cloud deployments?
Azure offers solutions like Azure Arc and Azure Hybrid Benefit to extend your on-premises data centre to the cloud, creating a hybrid environment that combines the benefits of both. Contact your managed services provider to find out more about hybrid deployments.