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"It is not cheap. Its price could be a little bit less.""Most of the pricing from Microsoft is reasonable.""Everything involves an annual commitment with a monthly charge.""The solution does not offer very many free services which can become expensive. We are on an annual license.""The cost structure is like most cloud-based services. The solution could be cheaper, it is always better to be cheaper.""The subscription models can be confusing and it would be beneficial for them to simplify them. We are on an annual subscription.""The licensing fees are more than $1,000,000 USD annually.""Its price can be cheaper. Price is always an issue. We pay around $10,000 per month for all resources."

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CenturyLink Cloud
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Overview

Businesses like yours are moving their apps to CenturyLink Cloud. All signs point to continued cloud adoption in the years ahead. Much of this adoption will occur within large enterprises - complex organizations with complex needs. These businesses are increasingly looking for cloud services natively equipped to handle advanced enterprise requirements. That’s where CenturyLink Cloud fits in.

Whether you’re looking to offload a few virtual machines, create new applications, or migrate legacy workloads, CenturyLink Cloud’s infrastructure and management tools offer you a more enterprise-ready path to the cloud. We also have a portfolio of managed services available on-demand, with hourly billing.

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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Computer Software Company23%
Comms Service Provider19%
University9%
Energy/Utilities Company6%
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Computer Software Company21%
Financial Services Firm13%
Manufacturing Company8%
Comms Service Provider8%
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Computer Software Company30%
Comms Service Provider20%
Financial Services Firm7%
Manufacturing Company5%
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Small Business39%
Midsize Enterprise17%
Large Enterprise44%
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Small Business14%
Midsize Enterprise22%
Large Enterprise64%
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Lumen Cloud is ranked 21st in Infrastructure as a Service Clouds (IaaS) while Microsoft Azure is ranked 1st in Infrastructure as a Service Clouds (IaaS) with 155 reviews. Lumen 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". Lumen Cloud is most compared with Salesforce Platform, whereas Microsoft Azure is most compared with Oracle Cloud Platform, Amazon AWS, Pivotal Cloud Foundry, Google Firebase and IBM Public Cloud.

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