Microsoft Azure File Storage Primary Use Case

Senior Director of IT Operations at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
My company is a managed services firm. We do have a firewall internally, but we have about 70 banks and probably about 30 to 40 clients in other verticals that we are servicing. So it is not just us or our clients that we use products for. I am constantly looking at a lot of different client bases as far as different industries and needs, and a lot of different solutions and possibilities. A lot of what we use Azure File Storage for at our company is BLOB storage because the format is flexible in terms of pulling stuff down. Usually what we are doing is storing and retrieving IT management information. We have to be able to store and pull specific files from storage. BLOB storage is a good solution for that type of management. Most of our clients are using a private cloud because it is a requirement for them. As financial institutions, that is kind of where they have to go to properly secure critical data. We go public because there is no requirement on our end to do private cloud. For our financial institution clients, there are requirements from oversight boards and governing institutions that they need to have critical information stored privately because they are handling people's money. View full review »
Operations Engineer, Public Cloud at a comms service provider with 10,001+ employees
Our primary use case of this solution to migrate several products to the cloud. We use several Microsoft products simultaneously. View full review »
Executive at a tech services company with 1,001-5,000 employees
We are partners with Microsoft and I'm an executive of the company. View full review »
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