Microsoft Azure Competitors and Alternatives 2019

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Francis Olowu
Real User
Solutions Architect at a tech services company with 5,001-10,000 employees
Jul 27 2017

What is most valuable?

* Compute (App service, and virtual machine scale sets): The ability to manage Windows and Linus virtual machines. * Monitoring and Management: Ability to use log… more»

How has it helped my organization?

By migrating our infrastructure to Azure, we have been more agile on several fronts as an organization, from been able to create proof of concepts on the fly, to being… more»

What needs improvement?

Every area of the product still needs to improve as it can always get better. Windows wasn't where it is today decades ago. There was a continuous improvement and… more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

Make use of Azure pricing calculator and you will find out that Azure Is still more reasonable that the competition and do your research, when unclear speak with your MS… more»

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

We never used a different solution. We had a PoC with every vendor in the same competitive space and decided to go with the best.

What other advice do I have?

You need to have a clear vision of your business expectation from the product. Define your business requirements, objectives and ensure that your cloud provider can… more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We evaluated some other competitive products and decided to go with Azure as its suit and meet our business requirement.
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