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What is Azure and how does it work?

Last updated on September 25, 2022 @ 12:05 pm

Azure is a cloud platform that provides compute, storage, networking, and application services. It was created in 2006 by Microsoft as a way to extend its software offerings to the cloud.

Azure is a popular choice for businesses that need to manage a large number of cloud-based applications.

Azure provides a variety of services, including:

compute:Azure provides a variety of compute services, including web, mobile, and big data.

PRO TIP: Azure is a cloud computing platform and infrastructure created by Microsoft. It is used to build, deploy, and manage applications and services through Microsoft-managed data centers. Azure is also used to store data, which is why it is often referred to as a cloud storage platform.

storage: Azure provides storage services, including storage for data, images, and videos.

networking: Azure provides networking services, including VPN, load balancer, and internet access.

application services: Azure provides a variety of application services, including Office 365, Dynamics CRM, and Azure Sheets.

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