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Microsoft Azure Questions

Ratnodeep Roy - PeerSpot reviewer
Ratnodeep Roy
consultant at a tech services company with 201-500 employees
Aug 03 2022

Hi peers,

Are you aware of a backup and recovery solution that can backup Azure machines to its own (dedicated) cloud, outside Azure?

Thanks.

Mostafa Atrash - PeerSpot reviewer
Mostafa AtrashI once used Commvault. It can cross-backup and restore on a variety of platforms… more »
RandeepPawar - PeerSpot reviewer
RandeepPawarWe have given Acronis Cyber Cloud Solution to most of our clients since it has… more »
Kumar Saurav - PeerSpot reviewer
Kumar SauravHi @Ratnodeep Roy, As you are interested to know "backup and recovery solution… more »
4 Answers
ikextian - PeerSpot reviewer
ikextian
Head, IT at Mega Labourers Limited
Jul 09 2022
Hi community members, I'm the Head of IT at a construction company (size: <50). Currently, I'm trying to select an IaaS platform out of Google Cloud services, Amazon AWS and Microsoft Azure. Many have suggested that Amazon AWS is a good choice.  Which one would you recommend for my organiza...
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Sergio Zuastegui - PeerSpot reviewer
Sergio ZuasteguiI have worked with AWS for 4 years now and I agree with the recommendation… more »
2 Answers
Richard Tibbetts - PeerSpot reviewer
Richard Tibbetts
Information Architect at Canadian Food Inspection Agency
http://clickthru.peerspot.com/...Hi community, I work as an Information Architect at a Government company with 5000+ employees. I need a solution to manage client data across multiple systems: 4000 users 500,000 records Federal Government regulatory agency How does Microsoft Master Data...
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InitZero - PeerSpot reviewer
InitZeroHi @Richard Tibbetts, There's no short answer to your question. Nearly all… more »
GaryM - PeerSpot reviewer
GaryMI agree with @InitZero...  I would add that there's no future roadmap for MDS… more »
InitZero - PeerSpot reviewer
InitZeroIt's probably worth to add the Microsoft promotes using CluedIn as MDM solution… more »
3 Answers
Netanya Carmi - PeerSpot reviewer
Netanya Carmi
Content Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

What are the pros and cons of each? Which would you choose?

Netanya Carmi - PeerSpot reviewer
Netanya Carmi
Content Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
Netanya Carmi - PeerSpot reviewer
Netanya Carmi
Content Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
How does Microsoft Azure compare to Google Firebase? Which is better?
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Netanya Carmi - PeerSpot reviewer
Netanya Carmi
Content Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
Netanya Carmi - PeerSpot reviewer
Netanya Carmi
Content Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
Netanya Carmi - PeerSpot reviewer
Netanya Carmi
Content Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
Julie Roy - PeerSpot reviewer
Julie Roy
Alliance Manager at Dev Information Tech Pvt Ltd
Hello community, I work as the Alliance Manager at Tech Services Company with 1,001-5,000 employees. I'm looking for some sort of a comparison/comparison chart between these 2 solutions: SAP S4 HANA on AWS and Microsoft Azure. Can anyone share this information?  Thanks a lot!
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Harraj Saraon - PeerSpot reviewer
Harraj Saraon
Financial Guidelines Specialist at Nestle
Hi community, I work at a Consumer Goods company with 10K+ employees.  Currently, I'm looking for some information on how to migrate to Cloud (Microsoft Azure). Can you please share any details/features of using SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud (HEC) on Azure? I appreciate your help!
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Ramakrishna Potluri - PeerSpot reviewer
Ramakrishna PotluriHi,  It could be easy as Azure is one of the partners of SAP HEC.  Please… more »
3 Answers
reviewer1433010 - PeerSpot reviewer
Cloud Architect at a computer software company with 10,001+ employees

Hi, 

I'm researching F5 Advanced WAF. Does it work with Azure App Service?

Thanks!
 

Georges Samaha - PeerSpot reviewer
Georges SamahaYes, it is definitely supported on most cloud platforms. You can find all… more »
MichaelOgunlade - PeerSpot reviewer
MichaelOgunladeSure. It's available on the Azure Marketplace
3 Answers
Miriam Tover - PeerSpot reviewer
Miriam Tover
Senior Delivery Ops Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
One of the most popular comparisons on IT Central Station is Microsoft Azure vs Oracle Cloud Platform. People like you are trying to decide which one is best for their company. Can you help them out? What is the biggest difference between Microsoft Azure and Oracle Cloud Platform? Which of thes...
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Michelle Sollicito - PeerSpot reviewer
Michelle SollicitoWell, 3500 free hours is a nice way to find out if you like Oracle Cloud! That… more »
Juan Para Catalá - PeerSpot reviewer
Juan Para CataláIn my humble opinion both solutions are great, at the moment the 2 strongest… more »
Juan Para Catalá - PeerSpot reviewer
Juan Para CataláWell, 3500 free hours is a lot of time to waste if you find out that it´s not… more »
3 Answers
Julia Frohwein - PeerSpot reviewer
Julia Frohwein
Content and Social Media Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
May 11 2022

Hi,

We all know it's really hard to get good pricing and cost information.

Please share what you can so you can help your peers.

Nurit Sherman - PeerSpot reviewer
Nurit Sherman
Content Specialist
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
One of the most popular comparisons on IT Central Station is Microsoft Azure or SAP HANA Cloud Platform. One IT Central Station user says about  Microsoft Azure that "it has become a one stop shop for cloud computing and continuing to grow".  Another user says about SAP HANA Cloud Platform, "[I...
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it_user838101 - PeerSpot reviewer
it_user838101SAP HANA cloud is the only option for SAP enterprise customers for their… more »
it_user538965 - PeerSpot reviewer
it_user538965Two different platforms. Once based on Memory processing for SAP applications… more »
16 Answers
Miriam Tover - PeerSpot reviewer
Miriam Tover
Senior Delivery Ops Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
May 11 2022

If you were talking to someone whose organization is considering Microsoft Azure, what would you say?

How would you rate it and why? Any other tips or advice?

Miriam Tover - PeerSpot reviewer
Miriam Tover
Senior Delivery Ops Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
May 11 2022

How do you or your organization use this solution?

Please share with us so that your peers can learn from your experiences.

Thank you!

Miriam Tover - PeerSpot reviewer
Miriam Tover
Senior Delivery Ops Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
Apr 05 2022

Please share with the community what you think needs improvement with Microsoft Azure.

What are its weaknesses? What would you like to see changed in a future version?

Jesus Carroll - PeerSpot reviewer
Jesus CarrollVirtual services might be improved by adding more rules for the validation of… more »
Rishan-Ahmed - PeerSpot reviewer
Rishan-AhmedIt should have cost optimization tools. Customers are required to use… more »
MichaelOgunlade - PeerSpot reviewer
MichaelOgunladeMicrosoft Azure Backup and recovery solution needs to be integrated with other… more »
104 Answers
Miriam Tover - PeerSpot reviewer
Miriam Tover
Senior Delivery Ops Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
May 11 2022

Hi Everyone,

What do you like most about Microsoft Azure?

Thanks for sharing your thoughts with the community!

it_user782214 - PeerSpot reviewer
New Business Developer at a import and exporter

How reliable is Microsoft Azure?


Avigail Sugarman - PeerSpot reviewer
Avigail Sugarman
Community Manager at PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

Gartner's Magic Quadrant 2014 for cloud computing places Amazon and Microsoft as leaders. Rackspace, Dimension Data, and others that were in last year's Challenger quadrant became this year's Niche Players - agree or disagree?

it_user105252 - PeerSpot reviewer
CTO at a healthcare company with 51-200 employees

I'm curious about anyone's experience implementing oAuth on Azure Active Directory.   Its supposedly supported, but we are having difficulties getting it to work stably and my developer has been getting mixed signals from MSFT help desk. 

Avigail Sugarman - PeerSpot reviewer
Avigail Sugarman
Community Manager at PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

If you were in the room with the product manager from Amazon and Microsoft and could give them advice on how to improve their PaaS solutions, what areas for improvement would you suggest?

Avigail Sugarman - PeerSpot reviewer
Avigail Sugarman
Community Manager at PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
Amazon shares the space only with Microsoft Azure cloud, which, though far below AWS, is now a Leader. What are your experiences with Amazon vs. Microsoft in IaaS? Pros and Cons?
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it_user116742 - PeerSpot reviewer
it_user116742Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Windows Azure and Google are the major cloud… more »
it_user74430 - PeerSpot reviewer
it_user74430I have been involved in cloud computing for many years. The question is specific… more »
it_user72771 - PeerSpot reviewer
it_user72771Yes. AWS's innovation is matched only by its ability to deliver. You can look… more »
11 Answers
Infrastructure as a Service Clouds (IaaS) Questions
ATANACE BIEN-AIME - PeerSpot reviewer
ATANACE BIEN-AIME
User at Visiting Nurse Service of NY
Hi community, I'm working at a healthcare company with 1,001-5,000 employees. Please let me know which virtualization software (Oracle VM, Azure VM, Microsoft Hyper-V, Google Compute Engine, VMware, ...) would you recommend for my organization?  Please let me know why would you choose the sugg...
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StevePham - PeerSpot reviewer
StevePhamI am not sure what workloads you're planning to run on the virtualized platform… more »
Chris Childerhose - PeerSpot reviewer
Chris ChilderhoseAs most have mentioned already, this will depend on various things like… more »
6 Answers
Joshua Motilewa - PeerSpot reviewer
Joshua Motilewa
User at Elizade University

Hi professionals,

I'm new to cloud computing and I would like to know which of the popular cloud computing platforms (AWS, Azure, Oracle or Google?) would you suggest learning first? Why?

Does it make sense to learn just one of them? 

AJ Cunha - PeerSpot reviewer
AJ CunhaHi, Joshua.  One piece of advice I can give you. Be "cloud agnostic". I am… more »
5 Answers
Rony_Sklar - PeerSpot reviewer
Rony_Sklar
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

What are the differences between IaaS, PaaS and SaaS? What are some considerations to take into account when choosing between PaaS, SaaS and IaaS?

Arpit  Dumka - PeerSpot reviewer
Arpit DumkaIAAS - Infrastructure As A Service A blank server , nothing is installed . Eg-… more »
Muljo Witono - PeerSpot reviewer
Muljo WitonoIaaS, provides you infrastructure services. If you want to buy a home, they… more »
AJ Cunha - PeerSpot reviewer
AJ CunhaHi, in a nutshell, the level of control over the operation, the price you pay… more »
5 Answers
it_user736194 - PeerSpot reviewer
CEO at a tech vendor

When creating a private cloud, you can choose from several different technologies - some of them are open source (like OpenStack, Open Nebula), others are private (like VMware vCloudSuite, Microsoft Azure). 

Do you have experience with any of them and what is your feedback?

it_user463857 - PeerSpot reviewer
it_user463857Comparing just the technonogies is like comparing apples and oranges. You should… more »
24 Answers
it_user689421 - PeerSpot reviewer
User at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees

I want a descriptive differentiation between Amazon cloud solutions and NTT communications.

Parameters/Features like: Compute, Storage, Database, Networking, Analytics, Enterprise applications, Mobile Services, IoT, Developer tools, Management tools, Application Services.

it_user245298 - PeerSpot reviewer
Cloud Analyst & Sales Engineer at a tech vendor with 51-200 employees
I'm curious to know what problems people are trying to solve using IaaS -- These solutions can be both hosted or on-premises: AWS/Google Compute/Joyent (hosted) or  VMware/OnApp/Openstack (open-premises) These are just examples, all options are welcome. Also, why did you c...
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Ariel Lindenfeld - PeerSpot reviewer
Ariel Lindenfeld
Sr. Director of Community
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
Let the community know what you think. Share your opinions now!
it_user227307 - PeerSpot reviewer
it_user227307interoperability with the leading public clouds (AWS, GCE, Azure)
AVij - PeerSpot reviewer
AVij Lower startup cost Reduced TCO. Provides choices in delivery mode like long… more »
NitinKumar - PeerSpot reviewer
NitinKumar1. TCO : options of Long term commitment vs pay as you go 2. Ease of setup ,… more »
20 Answers
it_user3396 - PeerSpot reviewer
Team Lead at Tata Consultancy Services

Hi Cloud Gurus,

Would you please share your take on Cloud Computing & Cloud Services?

What are pro/cons of Rackspace vs. the other leading vendors in this hot field?

Thanks in advance + Happy Holidays.

Avigail Sugarman - PeerSpot reviewer
Avigail Sugarman
Community Manager at PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
He wrote: "It would be a bonus if they could automatically move around virtual machines in a clustered environment. We've had several problems where another host on a shared machine is getting a denial of service or overloading the server." Have you had that experience? What changes would you mak...
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Avigail Sugarman - PeerSpot reviewer
Avigail Sugarman
Community Manager at PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)