Cloud provides on-demand scaling, real-time performance and an infrastructure designed to withstand failure where resources are managed and scaled at a data center. Microsoft Azure is an open and flexible cloud platform Microsoft’s Azure cloud provides a Management Portal with a self-service user experience and OData REST API. Azure supports Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS) and Software as a Service (SaaS) Models
What can you do with Azure?
Provision Windows and Linux virtual machines and applications in minutes. Use the same virtual machines and management tools in Azure that you use on premises.
Develop modern applications
Build and deploy a wide variety of modern applications for Android, iOS, and Windows that take full advantage of the cloud—including web, mobile, media and line-of-business solutions. Automatically scale up and down to meet any need
Gain insights from data
Azure provides managed SQL and NoSQL data services and built-in support for gaining insights from your data. Leverage the full power of SQL Server in the cloud and use HDInsight to build Hadoop clusters to analyze data
Manage identity and access
Manage user accounts, synchronize with existing on-premises directories, and get single sign on across Azure, Office 365, and hundreds of popular software-as-a-service applications including Salesforce, DocuSign, Google Apps, Box, Dropbox, and more