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AK
Cloud Consultant at a tech services company with 501-1,000 employees
Consultant
Top 20
Stable, easy to setup, and quick to deploy with a good interface

What is most valuable?

The most valuable feature is the interface.

What needs improvement?

The price could be improved as well as the interface speed, and technical support.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using Microsoft Azure for four years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

This solution is stable.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

Microsoft Azure is a scalable product. We have more than ten users.

How are customer service and technical support?

I am not satisfied with the support. It seems that they outsource to different companies with people who don't even know the basics.  You get asked several questions but never get any resolutions.

How was the initial setup?

The initial setup was easy and it…

What is most valuable?

The most valuable feature is the interface.

What needs improvement?

The price could be improved as well as the interface speed, and technical support.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using Microsoft Azure for four years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

This solution is stable.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

Microsoft Azure is a scalable product.

We have more than ten users.

How are customer service and technical support?

I am not satisfied with the support. It seems that they outsource to different companies with people who don't even know the basics. 

You get asked several questions but never get any resolutions.

How was the initial setup?

The initial setup was easy and it only takes a few minutes to install.

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

The cost is a little high and can be more competitive.

What other advice do I have?

Microsoft Azure is a good service and I recommend it.

I would rate this solution an eight out of ten.

Which deployment model are you using for this solution?

Hybrid Cloud
Disclosure: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.
STAR HOU
Technical Manager at Systex Software & Service
Real User
Top 10
Easy to use, stable, and the technical support is good

What is our primary use case?

We are a software development company and the primary use case of this solution is to create applications for our customers using the MSDN premium.

What is most valuable?

The most valuable feature of Microsoft Azure is that it is easy to use.

What needs improvement?

The pricing can be reduced.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using this solution for between three and five years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

Microsoft Azure is stable and I haven't noticed any issues with it.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

This is a scalable solution.

How are customer service and technical support?

Technical support is good.

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

What is our primary use case?

We are a software development company and the primary use case of this solution is to create applications for our customers using the MSDN premium.

What is most valuable?

The most valuable feature of Microsoft Azure is that it is easy to use.

What needs improvement?

The pricing can be reduced.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using this solution for between three and five years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

Microsoft Azure is stable and I haven't noticed any issues with it.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

This is a scalable solution.

How are customer service and technical support?

Technical support is good.

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

The pricing for us is higher because we are using IaaS.

What other advice do I have?

Depending on the project requirements, I would recommend using Azure.

I would rate this solution a ten out of ten.

Which deployment model are you using for this solution?

Public Cloud

If public cloud, private cloud, or hybrid cloud, which cloud provider do you use?

Microsoft Azure
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Co-Founder and CEO at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
Real User
Top 20
Easy to use, stable, and affordable

What is our primary use case?

We are using it for disaster recovery and application hosting. We always have its latest version because it is cloud-based.

What is most valuable?

It is easy to use. It is also stable.

What needs improvement?

Its subscription price could be cheaper.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using this solution for a couple of years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

It is stable.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

We have about 40 users of this solution.

How are customer service and technical support?

Their technical support is fine.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

We used Google Cloud. We switched because we're a Microsoft Partner.

How was the initial

What is our primary use case?

We are using it for disaster recovery and application hosting. We always have its latest version because it is cloud-based.

What is most valuable?

It is easy to use. It is also stable.

What needs improvement?

Its subscription price could be cheaper.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using this solution for a couple of years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

It is stable.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

We have about 40 users of this solution.

How are customer service and technical support?

Their technical support is fine.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

We used Google Cloud. We switched because we're a Microsoft Partner.

How was the initial setup?

I didn't do the installation, but its installation is easy. For its deployment and maintenance, we have two engineers.

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

It is affordable, but its subscription price could be cheaper.

What other advice do I have?

I would recommend this solution to others. I would rate Microsoft Azure an eight out of ten.

Disclosure: My company has a business relationship with this vendor other than being a customer: Partner
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Marvin Lau
Team Lead Regional - Equipo Comercial de Soporte Técnico at SEGA
Real User
Top 10
Straightforward navigation, fast and easy, and supports SaaS

Pros and Cons

  • "The most valuable aspect of Azure is the flexibility you have for all the services and solutions it offers, even if you use IaaS, PaaS, or SaaS, you have the option to only pay for the services you use."
  • "Integrate as a service. A lot of Microsoft software licensing options aren’t yet in Azure. Also, the ability to integrate with other technologies, such as other options on the market based on RISC Technologies."

What is our primary use case?

We are a Microsoft Partner for Central America. The solution is in our portfolio, we provide managed services on Azure for our customers and we use it for our services infrastructure.

What is most valuable?

The most valuable aspect of Azure is the flexibility you have for all the services and solutions it offers, even if you use IaaS, PaaS, or SaaS, you have the option to only pay for the services you use – “pay as you go”, in a Cloud that is compliant with most regulations, using this advantage you have a lot of options and technologies you can adopt, and easily integrate into your infrastructure, to accelerate your Digital Transformation journey.

We integrating Azure to build solutions that we offer to our customers.

What needs improvement?

Integrate as a service. A lot of Microsoft software licensing options aren’t yet in Azure. Also, the ability to integrate with other technologies, such as other options on the market based on RISC Technologies.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using the solution for 10 years.

What other advice do I have?

I rate Microsoft Azure an nine out of ten.

Disclosure: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.
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GR
Architecture and Solutions Director at a tech services company with 201-500 employees
Real User
Top 20
A stable platform with instant availability of resources

What is our primary use case?

We are a system integrator and Microsoft Azure is one of the products we implement for our clients. We offer a service for DR solutions with it.

What is most valuable?

The most valuable feature is the instant availability of resources.

What needs improvement?

The initial setup is quite complex because of the number of options that are available.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

Azure is a very stable product.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

This is a scalable solution. Our clients are small and medium-sized businesses.

How was the initial setup?

The initial setup is complex because there are a lot of options used to configure it.

What other advice do I have?

I can recommend this solution…

What is our primary use case?

We are a system integrator and Microsoft Azure is one of the products we implement for our clients. We offer a service for DR solutions with it.

What is most valuable?

The most valuable feature is the instant availability of resources.

What needs improvement?

The initial setup is quite complex because of the number of options that are available.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

Azure is a very stable product.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

This is a scalable solution. Our clients are small and medium-sized businesses.

How was the initial setup?

The initial setup is complex because there are a lot of options used to configure it.

What other advice do I have?

I can recommend this solution because of its capability and scalability. In terms of improvements, I cannot think of any specific requests for new features at this time.

I would rate this solution an eight out of ten.

Which deployment model are you using for this solution?

Public Cloud

If public cloud, private cloud, or hybrid cloud, which cloud provider do you use?

Microsoft Azure
Disclosure: My company has a business relationship with this vendor other than being a customer: Reseller
MM
Chef manager at a insurance company with 5,001-10,000 employees
Real User
Top 5Leaderboard
Stable, and scalable, but expensive

What is our primary use case?

We are using Microsoft Azure for the UAT environment and data warehousing purposes.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using Microsoft Azure for approximately seven years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

The solution is stable.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

Microsoft Azure is scalable. We have 12,000 users using this solution.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

I use other cloud services, such as Amazon AWS and Google Cloud services.

How was the initial setup?

The initial setup is straightforward.

What about the implementation team?

We have a team of 30 that does the implementation of the solution.

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

What is our primary use case?

We are using Microsoft Azure for the UAT environment and data warehousing purposes.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using Microsoft Azure for approximately seven years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

The solution is stable.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

Microsoft Azure is scalable.

We have 12,000 users using this solution.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

I use other cloud services, such as Amazon AWS and Google Cloud services.

How was the initial setup?

The initial setup is straightforward.

What about the implementation team?

We have a team of 30 that does the implementation of the solution.

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

We are on a monthly subscription for Microsoft Azure and the cost is more expensive than some of the competitors, such as Amazon AWS. They should be more competitive with other solutions.

What other advice do I have?

I would recommend this solution to others.

I rate Microsoft Azure a seven out of ten.

Which deployment model are you using for this solution?

Public Cloud
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IT Consultant at Hostlink IT Solutions
Real User
Top 10
Highly stable, scalable, and good technical support

What is our primary use case?

In my country, many organizations want to migrate their operations to the cloud. This is why we are using Microsoft Azure.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using this solution for approximately one year.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

The solution is stable.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

Microsoft Azure is scalable in my experience. Approximately 1,000 use this solution.

How are customer service and technical support?

The technical support has been good.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

We also have customers using AWS.

How was the initial setup?

The installation is easy.

What about the implementation team?

We did the implementation of the…

What is our primary use case?

In my country, many organizations want to migrate their operations to the cloud. This is why we are using Microsoft Azure.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using this solution for approximately one year.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

The solution is stable.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

Microsoft Azure is scalable in my experience.

Approximately 1,000 use this solution.

How are customer service and technical support?

The technical support has been good.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

We also have customers using AWS.

How was the initial setup?

The installation is easy.

What about the implementation team?

We did the implementation of the solution.

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

The pricing of the solution could be reduced. We are not able to create a free account in my country.

What other advice do I have?

I recommend this solution to others.

I rate Microsoft Azure a ten out of ten.

Which deployment model are you using for this solution?

Public Cloud
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SK
Project Specialist at integra software
Real User
Top 5Leaderboard
An open and flexible cloud computing platform

What is our primary use case?

We use this solution to host applications for our customers. We're implementers, we support our clients. We have 32 customers using this solution. We have a technical team that handles all maintenance-related issues. We have multiple teams in place for each and everything. For each platform, we have an integrated team in place. 

What is most valuable?

Microsoft Azure is flexible and the performance is great.

What needs improvement?

From a security perspective, it could be improved. A little bit of automation would also be nice.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using this solution for four years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

Microsoft Azure is both stable and scalable.

How are customer service and

What is our primary use case?

We use this solution to host applications for our customers. We're implementers, we support our clients.

We have 32 customers using this solution. We have a technical team that handles all maintenance-related issues. We have multiple teams in place for each and everything. For each platform, we have an integrated team in place. 

What is most valuable?

Microsoft Azure is flexible and the performance is great.

What needs improvement?

From a security perspective, it could be improved. A little bit of automation would also be nice.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using this solution for four years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

Microsoft Azure is both stable and scalable.

How are customer service and technical support?

The technical support could be faster.

How was the initial setup?

Overall, the initial setup is quite straightforward. Installation takes roughly four to five days.

What other advice do I have?

Overall, on a scale from one to ten, I would give this solution a rating of eight.

Disclosure: My company has a business relationship with this vendor other than being a customer: Implementer
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