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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

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.

Skytap Cloud is a public cloud that specializes in enterprise modernization. With Skytap Cloud, enterprises can rapidly migrate traditional applications and modernize them with cloud-native architectures and services. These hybrid applications preserve the most valuable components of existing, mission-critical applications while introducing modern technologies and functionality enabling enterprises to maximize - not simply maintain - their existing investments.

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BMW, Toyota, easyJet, NBC Sports, HarperCollins, Aviva, TalkTalk Business, Avanade, and Telenor.GE Healthcare, CA, Schneider Electric, Ellie Mae, Veritas, Zettaset, OpenText, Interactive Intelligence, Calypso
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Microsoft Azure is ranked 1st in Infrastructure as a Service Clouds (IaaS) with 17 reviews while Skytap Cloud is ranked 15th in Infrastructure as a Service Clouds (IaaS). Microsoft Azure is rated 8.2, while Skytap Cloud is rated 0.0. 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". On the other hand, Microsoft Azure is most compared with Oracle Cloud Platform, Google Firebase, Pivotal Cloud Foundry, IBM Public Cloud and SAP Cloud Platform, whereas Skytap Cloud is most compared with Amazon AWS, CloudShare and ReadyTech.

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