What is Microsoft Azure? (Windows Azure)
what is cloud?
Cloud is a paradigm in which information is permanently stored in servers on the Internet and cached temporarily on clients (desktops, tablets, notebooks, wall computers etc.)
Then, Azure is an cloud computing platform and infrastructure, created by Microsoft, for building, deploying and managing applications and services through a global network. It includes growing collection of integrated cloud services—analytics, computing, database, mobile, networking, storage, and web—for moving faster, achieving more, and saving money.
Some Awesome and Interesting feature of Using Azure are:
- Use an open and flexible cloud service platform
- Scale as you need, pay as you go
- Protect your data
- Run your apps anywhere
- Make smarter decisions
- Rely on a trusted cloud service
- Build and deploy modern, cross platform web and mobile applications