As the leading public cloud platforms, Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services (AWS) each offer businesses a broad and deep set of capabilities with global coverage. Yet many organizations choose to use both platforms together for greater choice and flexibility, as well as to spread their risk and dependencies with a multi-cloud approach. Consulting companies and software vendors may also want to build on and use both Azure and AWS as this combination represents the majority of the cloud market demand.
To help decide which platform is right for your needs, we’re kicking off a new 5 part mini-series today showcasing and demoing Microsoft Azure features as well as comparing them to Amazon Web Services to see how they match up.
- [2:40] What are some of the compelling reasons that you’ve seen customers and partners choose Azure as their cloud platform?
- [4:50] How different is Azure from other cloud providers, such as AWS?
- [13:38] When building solutions for Azure, is it very different then from other cloud platforms?
- [36:02] This all sounds great, but how much does Azure cost?
- [40:15] Where can people go to get started with their own Azure subscription?
- Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services – Terminology Mapping
- Planning for Azure Subscription and Service Limits and Quotas
- Planning for Costs with Microsoft Azure Pricing Calculator
- Create your FREE Azure Account with $200 in Cloud Credit
- Learn and Explore the Microsoft Cloud with a FREE IT Pro Cloud Essentials Subscription
See the rest of the series here:
- Part 1: Getting Started
- Part 2: Networking
- Part 3: Storage
- Part 4: Virtual Machines, VM Scale Sets and Containers
- Part 5: Migrating to Azure
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