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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: 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: Microsoft Azure Backup and recovery solution needs to be integrated with other private cloud systems like VMware to allow the solution scale and extend function across multi-hypervisor platform
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Also Known As
CenturyLink-Savvis Symphony, Symphony, CenturyLink SymphonyWindows Azure, Azure
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Overview
Symphony is an event management toolkit that event planners, conference organisers and corporate marketing teams use to manage and promote their events. The software can be used to create online registration forms, take payment, produce powerful reports and send confirmation and invitation emails to delegates. Symphony runs in the cloud, which means no installation or setup fees.

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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Linedata BMW, Toyota, easyJet, NBC Sports, HarperCollins, Aviva, TalkTalk Business, Avanade, and Telenor.
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Manufacturing Company18%
Computer Software Company15%
Financial Services Firm13%
Government10%
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Computer Software Company36%
Comms Service Provider20%
Media Company5%
Manufacturing Company5%
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Small Business50%
Midsize Enterprise15%
Large Enterprise35%
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Small Business4%
Midsize Enterprise28%
Large Enterprise68%
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Lumen Symphony is ranked 24th in Infrastructure as a Service Clouds (IaaS) while Microsoft Azure is ranked 1st in Infrastructure as a Service Clouds (IaaS) with 34 reviews. Lumen Symphony 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 Symphony is most compared with Amazon AWS, 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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