What is Microsoft Azure?
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.

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Windows Azure
Sample customers

BMW, Toyota, easyJet, NBC Sports, HarperCollins, Aviva, TalkTalk Business, Avanade, and Telenor.

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Microsoft Azure Pricing

Pay As You Go - No upfront payment required. No commitment, can cancel at any time.

Windows Azure pricing based on usage.

6-Months pay monthly

- Save up to 27% as compared to Pay As You Go plan. There is also an additional discount if you prepay for the 6 month period.

Minimum payment of $500 per month.

12-Months pay monthly

- Savings of up to 29.5% as compared to Pay As You Go plan. There is also an additional discount if you prepay for the 12 month period.

Windows Azure pricing beginning at $500 per month.

Support Options

- Have access to support expertise with one of the flexible support plans.

Price is dependent on the support plan selected

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