Windows Azure Review

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Last updated: Feb 02, 2020

Windows Azure Review

ITQlick rating
(3.1/5)

Starting from $5 per month

Windows Azure Platform is a cloud computing platform for businesses of all sizes. It offers such services as web hosting, virtualization, machine learning, database management, and others. The software ...

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Shlomi Lavi / updated: Feb 02, 2020

What is Windows Azure Used For?

Windows Azure Platform is a cloud computing platform for businesses of all sizes. It offers such services as web hosting, virtualization, machine learning, database management, and others. The software was designed and launched by Microsoft Inc headquartered in Washington, United States.

Average Rating -

The rating of Windows Azure is 3.1 stars out of 5. The rating is based on ITQlick expert review.

Typical Customers

The platform is a flexible and extensive solution that can be used for the needs of any business size and type. Major industries where it can be deployed include technology and software development, IT infrastructure and networking, media and entertainment, financial services, and others. Some notable clients of the platform include Xerox, AccuWeather, and NBC Sports etc.

Features

The software offers deployment and scaling of web apps in no time. This includes app built on .NET, Python, Java, PHP, and Node.js. Capabilities such as load balancing and auto-scaling are built-into the platform. For application management, it also offers auto-patching and management of multiple databases.

Windows Azure Platform comes with built-in virtual networking and supports scaling of thousands of VM instances. For virtualization, support is offered for Oracle, MySQL, and other systems. SQL database of the platform guarantees reliable data protection through auditing, restoring, and geo-replication and can be self-managed to eliminate the maintenance overhead. Other capabilities include mobile back-ends, remote app management, and machine learning.

Competitors & Alternatives

Popular Alternatives to Windows Azure: VIPRE Antivirus, Webroot, DbProtect, Skycure, McAfee Complete Endpoint Protection, Red Canary, HP ArcSight Security Intelligence, CloudLock for Google Apps, McAfee Endpoint Protection Essential for SMB, Avira Small Business Security Suite.

Windows Azure Pricing Information

The cost of license starting from $5 per month. The Security experts at ITQlick has reviewed Windows Azure pricing and gave the software a total cost of ownership (TCO) rating of 6.8 out of 10. Custom price cost for your business is available upon request.

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Windows Azure Categories

Cloud solutions

Specifications

Company:
Address: Microsoft Corporation, 157th Avenue Northeast, Redmond, WA
Customers: Small business, Medium business, Large business
Business Area: Cross Business Areas
Platforms: Desktop
Operating Systems: Mac OS, Windows, Linux

Windows Azure Vs. Alternatives

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6.8/10
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$5 per month
Hosting
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Functionality score
3
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Hosting
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Functionality score
4
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ITQlick Score
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ITQlick Score
92/100
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6.4/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$1,500 per license
Hosting
NA
Functionality score
5
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