Author : HASSAN MD TAREQ | Updated : 2020/10/02

What is Cloud Computing?

See: Explain Cloud Computing

Types of cloud computing services

  • Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
  • Platform as a Service (PaaS)
  • Software as a Service (SaaS)

What is Microsoft Azure?

  • Azure (referred to as Azure) is a cloud computing service created by Microsoft for building, testing, deploying, and managing applications and services through Microsoft-managed data centers.
  • Azure is a public cloud computing platform (for building, deploying, and managing services and applications, anywhere)
  • Azure a cloud computing service
  • Azure offres:
    • Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
    • Platform as a Service (PaaS)
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
  • Can be used to replace or supplement your on-premise servers
  • Azure is used by 85% of Fortune 500 companies
  • Microsoft has 100+ datacenters around the globe (60+ regions, in Japan there are datacenters in Tokyo & Osaka)

Why to use Azure

  • Azure can provide everything a business needs to run all or part of its computing operations virtually—including servers, storage, databases, networking, analytics and more
  • Azure removes the burden of upgrades and maintenance headaches
  • Azure makes it easy to add or remove computing resources in minutes
  • Flexible to scale up
  • Reliability
  • Security
  • And many more…