Windows Azure 2019 Review

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Last updated: Apr 02, 2018

Windows Azure Review

ITQlick rating
(3.1/5)

Small business, Medium business, Large business

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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What is Windows Azure? Updated: Apr 02, 2018

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.

Windows Azure Average Rating -

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

Windows Azure 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.

Windows Azure 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.

Windows Azure Alternatives

Popular Alternatives to Windows Azure: VIPRE Antivirus, Webroot, DbProtect, Skycure, Red Canary, HP ArcSight Security Intelligence, CloudLock for Google Apps, Barracuda Web Application Firewall, Easy Solutions, Panda Cloud Protection.

Windows Azure Pricing Information

Price of Windows Azure Platform starts from $5 per month and continues to increase with requirements.

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Specifications

Company:
Address: Microsoft Corporation, 157th Avenue Northeast, Redmond, WA
Customers: Small business, Medium business, Large business
Business Area: Cross Business Areas
Platforms: Desktop
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Windows
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
ITQlick Score
80/100
Pricing score Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
6.8/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
Pricing not available
Hosting
NA
Functionality score
3
Fit small business
Fit medium business
Fit large business
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VIPRE
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
ITQlick Score
92/100
Pricing score Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
3.2/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$40 Per year/user
Hosting
NA
Functionality score
4
Fit small business
Fit medium business
Fit large business
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Skycure
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
ITQlick Score
92/100
Pricing score Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
6.8/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
Pricing not available
Hosting
Cloud
Functionality score
3
Fit small business
Fit medium business
Fit large business
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Webroot
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
ITQlick Score
92/100
Pricing score Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
4.6/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$20 Per year/user
Hosting
Cloud
Functionality score
5
Fit small business
Fit medium business
Fit large business
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DbProtect
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
ITQlick Score
92/100
Pricing score Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
6.4/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$1,500 Per license
Hosting
NA
Functionality score
5
Fit small business
Fit medium business
Fit large business
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