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Microsoft Azure Pros

MT
Principal Consultant at a computer software company with 10,001+ employees
It is a flexible solution that is straightforward to use.
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PriteeshSinha - PeerSpot reviewer
Assistant Manager at a computer software company with 10,001+ employees
Microsoft Azure is an optimized solution when we compare it to any other particular cloud solution.
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GW
Business Development Executive, Managing Partner at a tech services company with 1-10 employees
In terms of scalability, it is perfect.
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Microsoft Azure
June 2022
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OmarJimenez - PeerSpot reviewer
Future Datacenter Consultant: Microsoft Azure Cloud. at a tech company with 5,001-10,000 employees
The user interface is very nice and makes everything easy to use.
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Marco Cenzato - PeerSpot reviewer
Ing. at Wolters Kluwer
The valuable features of Microsoft Azure are that it is cloud-based and has good storage. The storage is completely managed by Azure. We do not need to do any patching of security because it is handled by Azure which is a benefit. The solution is fully compatible with the Microsoft technology stack and is very scalable.
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SS
Information Technology Consultant at a computer software company with 201-500 employees
The product scales extremely well.
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IW
Cloud Architect at a legal firm with 10,001+ employees
If you're interested in going with Microsoft, my advice would be to do it. Everybody's using Microsoft.
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RL
Enterprise Architect at a energy/utilities company with 1,001-5,000 employees
I think Azure's level of automation to achieve efficiency or agility is valuable. I also like the change capability cadence, the showback capabilities, and understanding what our costs are.
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Prateek Agarwal - PeerSpot reviewer
Manager at NISG
The scalability is the most unique feature. Whenever our user count is high, and utilization of our application results in high use of resources, Microsoft Azure automatically scales our application so that users can access it without any issues or errors. Microsoft Azure gives you the flexibility to scale your applications up and down at any moment. It is quite easy and impressive.
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GS
Strategic Sourcing Manager at a financial services firm with 1,001-5,000 employees
The ability to scale down is a big thing.
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Microsoft Azure Cons

MT
Principal Consultant at a computer software company with 10,001+ employees
Stability can suffer in the context of a large architecture.
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PriteeshSinha - PeerSpot reviewer
Assistant Manager at a computer software company with 10,001+ employees
There are multiple DevOps solutions and tools available in Microsoft Azure, but most of the time they are either in the build mode, meaning you don't get complete support for them because they are either making changes, or changing the names of the particular services. Sometimes, services vanish from the portal. We are not able to see that. I think they actually change the names of the services.
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GW
Business Development Executive, Managing Partner at a tech services company with 1-10 employees
Microsoft Azure is so complicated inside. If you should do something internally, if you have to configure something, the opinion about Azure is that it is a little complicated inside. That's why the end users and clients are looking for help and why we help them configure and do anything inside of Azure. That is why we offer other tools to optimize the Azure environment.
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Microsoft Azure
June 2022
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OmarJimenez - PeerSpot reviewer
Future Datacenter Consultant: Microsoft Azure Cloud. at a tech company with 5,001-10,000 employees
Support could be improved. If you pay for a higher plan, it's okay, however, the lower plans don't offer as good of a service experience.
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Marco Cenzato - PeerSpot reviewer
Ing. at Wolters Kluwer
The solution should improve the shared cache. For the shared cache, Microsoft uses RADIUS third-party services. We have a lot of trouble with RADIUS and I suppose that is due to the fact that is not owned completely by Microsoft.
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SS
Information Technology Consultant at a computer software company with 201-500 employees
They need to make storage easy and offer more interconnectivity between solutions.
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IW
Cloud Architect at a legal firm with 10,001+ employees
The support, the cost, the way they have the tiers, this could all be improved.
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RL
Enterprise Architect at a energy/utilities company with 1,001-5,000 employees
We like that they have the new capabilities, but sometimes they're deprecating capabilities faster than we can handle. If we had to improve it, we would want to stay on some of these older capabilities a bit longer.
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Prateek Agarwal - PeerSpot reviewer
Manager at NISG
Customer services and support should be improved. If a user faces challenges in accessing Microsoft Azure, the support team takes time—it could be 24 to 48 hours—to resolve them. We need solutions in four to five hours. And there are business-critical issues where we need an immediate resolution.
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GS
Strategic Sourcing Manager at a financial services firm with 1,001-5,000 employees
It can be improved in terms of ease of billing or monitoring of the billing. That gets to be a little difficult.
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Buyer's Guide
Microsoft Azure
June 2022
Learn what your peers think about Microsoft Azure. Get advice and tips from experienced pros sharing their opinions. Updated: June 2022.
610,045 professionals have used our research since 2012.