5 Reasons Why Azure is Important

Public cloud services are the most significant and imminent change in IT. You will feel the benefits of “The Cloud” whether you are a developer, a system administrator, or an IT manager. Microsoft Azure is a reliable, scalable platform that can be integrated with your current or future projects. Here are five great reasons Microsoft Azure is a good choice for you if you are ready to launch your next company, system, or brilliant idea into tomorrow. We offer plenty of Microsoft Azure training for those who are ready to take the leap.
1. Microsoft Azure is one the most popular cloud services on the planet. There are many cloud services available, including many that you can learn here at SPOTO. However, Microsoft Azure is the fastest growing provider and has a market share that rivals Amazon Web Services. Microsoft Azure is the best choice if you want to keep up-to-date and relevant your skills.
2. No infrastructure worries. It can be expensive and time-consuming to buy, build, support and maintain even a small amount of hardware. Azure’s service offerings remove that burden from your hands. They manage all the billing and support on a per-use basis. This allows you to focus on building amazing web apps that scale quickly and easily — while still utilizing a top-notch infrastructure.
3. Use tools that you already know. Microsoft Azure integrates seamlessly with other products that Microsoft has provided for years. This means you don’t need to learn new languages or tools. Visual Studio allows you to create Azure Websites and manage Azure Virtual Machines. Azure Active Directory lets you federate domain security policies with virtually no effort. Azure SQL Server, meanwhile, is based on the popular Microsoft SQL Server.
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Get started training4. It’s also open-platform. They can be integrated with Microsoft’s existing products, but that doesn’t mean they are restricted to use them. Microsoft Azure is an open platform that can run many popular and powerful technologies from many vendors. The Azure Marketplace offers more than 3,000 pre-built, easy-to-deploy solutions. These solutions range from Hadoop Clusters with HDInsight, LAMP stack farms, to node.js-based Web servers. Microsoft Azure is a great place to start, regardless of your technical background.
5. Cloud skills are in high demand! Cloud skills are in high demand, whether you’re looking to advance in IT or keep up with your peers, it is essential that you understand the intricacies of public cloud tools. IDC predicts that cloud services spending will grow six times faster than other IT areas. Spend some of that money on YOU.
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