What is your primary use case for Microsoft Azure File Storage?

How do you or your organization use this solution?

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Top 10Reseller

We are using the VP storage version. Our primary use case is for roaming profiles flowing on the frictional desktop.

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Top 20Consultant

We are partners with Microsoft and I'm an executive of the company.

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Top 5Real User

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.

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Real User

Our primary use case of this solution to migrate several products to the cloud. We use several Microsoft products simultaneously.

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