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"The cost is a little high and can be more competitive.""Pricing of Microsoft Azure services depends on the build of what you prepare to deploy.""It is important to consider ROI when looking at the cost of a subscription.""The pricing for us is higher because we are using IaaS.""Reducing the price would be of benefit to our customers.""The licensing fees are more than $1,000,000 USD annually.""Monthly billing convenience reduced cost overheads up to 70 percent.""It's a very expensive machine and I would like for them to improve the price. There are smaller sized competitors who offer cheaper prices."

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Top Answer: It was very user-friendly when setting up the virtual machines and console. It was an easy task for my team to create virtual servers and start replications.
Top Answer: It should have cost optimization tools. Customers are required to use third-party applications to avoid usage complications. Also, charging on downloads is not a good option, especially when it moves… more »
Top Answer: Implementation of Cloud Backup and Disaster Recovery solution, where we used Carbonite Availability as the primary tool and Microsoft Azure as secondary/target location. Real-time replication… more »
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Overview

Create your best-fit multi-cloud solution with Faction. United with VMware, Dell EMC & NetApp to deliver hybrid and multi-cloud solutions for Enterprises, Service Providers and VMware Cloud on AWS clients.

Windows Azure is Microsoft's cloud platform where developers can create, deploy, and maintain their apps. This cloud application platform allows developers to concentrate on the actual applications, while it takes care of all the elements behind the apps.

Windows Azure offers open across multiple frameworks,languages, and tools. It is fully scalable, localized in that it is hosted globally in many datacenters, and has widespread capabilities are, catering for all elements of application development, deployment, and management.

Azure is comprised of several different service modules,including Infrastructure; Web; Mobile; Dev & Test; Big Data; Media;Storage, Backup & Recovery; and Identity & Access Management.

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TexMac, WELLCENTIVE, ARNALL GOLDEN GREGORY BMW, Toyota, easyJet, NBC Sports, HarperCollins, Aviva, TalkTalk Business, Avanade, and Telenor.
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Financial Services Firm14%
Computer Software Company14%
Government7%
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Comms Service Provider11%
Media Company8%
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Faction Cloud is ranked 36th in Infrastructure as a Service Clouds (IaaS) while Microsoft Azure is ranked 1st in Infrastructure as a Service Clouds (IaaS) with 17 reviews. Faction Cloud is rated 0.0, while Microsoft Azure is rated 8.2. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Microsoft Azure writes "This helps us meet multiple requirements other PaaS solutions do not but there is a lot of room for improvement". Faction Cloud is most compared with , whereas Microsoft Azure is most compared with Oracle Cloud Platform, Google Firebase, Pivotal Cloud Foundry, IBM Public Cloud and SAP Cloud Platform.

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