Infographic Azure: Your Data Center in the Cloud
Microsoft® Azure® is a collection of integrated cloud services that developers and IT professionals use to build, deploy and manage applications. It provides a complete solution for backup, Disaster Recovery (DR), compute and storage while eliminating hardware depreciation and other costs and limitations of on-premise infrastructure.
IDC predicts “greater cloud spending” will exceed $500B by 2020.
Optimizing cloud cost is the top initiative for 53% of IT pros.
Game Changer: Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) program reduces the complexity of buying and using Azure.
regions online & growing
100+ data centers
G-series Virtual Machines (VMs) — the largest VMs in the market
- No upfront commit
- Monthly consumption
- 24/7 U.S.-based support
- Monthly billing from insight
Enterprise Agreement (EA)
- 3-yr. term, $12K annual min.
- Commit adjusted annually
- 4 support plans
- Additional cost for support
- Annual billing from Microsoft
Old way: 3 hours
Azure site recovery: < 2 minutes
Why Insight for Azure on CSP?
One of Microsoft's largest Azure partners
Microsoft Azure Circle partner
24/7 post-sales support at no additional cost
Dedicated team of Azure specialists
Azure management portal demos
Insight consulting services include BlueMetal and Datalink offerings.
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