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"The licensing fees are more than $1,000,000 USD annually.""Reducing the price would be of benefit to our customers.""The pricing for us is higher because we are using IaaS.""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 cost is a little high and can be more competitive.""Monthly billing convenience reduced cost overheads up to 70 percent.""The pricing model is subscription-based and it's not an expensive solution."

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Top Answer: We find that it is easy to integrate with other Microsoft technologies such as Microsoft Office.
Top Answer: The pricing could be a bit lower. It would make their customers happy if they decided to charge less. We pay a yearly licensing fee.
Top Answer: There aren't limitations that come to mind. Whatever they have planned for the solution in the future, I will be happy with it. The solution could always work to reduce its costs. It would be ideal if… 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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Computer Software Company22%
Financial Services Firm11%
Manufacturing Company11%
Comms Service Provider10%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company31%
Comms Service Provider20%
Financial Services Firm6%
Manufacturing Company5%
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REVIEWERS
Small Business41%
Midsize Enterprise17%
Large Enterprise42%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business11%
Midsize Enterprise25%
Large Enterprise64%
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Faction Cloud is ranked 26th in Infrastructure as a Service Clouds (IaaS) while Microsoft Azure is ranked 1st in Infrastructure as a Service Clouds (IaaS) with 111 reviews. Faction Cloud is rated 0.0, while Microsoft Azure is rated 8.4. 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 Amazon AWS, whereas Microsoft Azure is most compared with Oracle Cloud Platform, Google Firebase, Amazon AWS, Pivotal Cloud Foundry and IBM Public Cloud.

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