One of the largest and most trusted cloud providers for enterprise and hybrid infrastructure, Microsoft Azure, is used across 140 countries and relied on by more than 95% of the Fortune 500. Providing a comprehensive collection of application services and infrastructure, Microsoft Azure features integrated analytics, data services and development tools.
Gartner projects revenue in the cloud IaaS market to increase to $81.5 billion by 2022, up from $41.4 billion in 2019. But most of the enterprise interest and revenue are currently directed toward two providers: AWS and Microsoft.
Ref: Gartner Magic Quadrant for Cloud Infrastructure as a Service, Worldwide – 16th July 2019
Despite its pedigree, moving enterprise data and applications into the Azure cloud and then managing that infrastructure can be a challenge, as:
- Clients have experienced problems with on-time implementations when working directly with Microsoft.
- Many organisations have a lack of in-house Azure expertise for assessing, building, migrating, managing, optimising and operating cloud infrastructure.
- Businesses can fail to unlock the full potential of their Azure cloud due to over provisioning of resources and idle instances, which can often lead to spiralling costs and a lack of ROI.
- Moving enterprise workloads to the cloud is high risk. Typically more than 50% of migration projects overrun, without the correct planning, strategy and aligned resources. This can lead to budget overspend, compliance violations, performance loss and business disruption.
Control your journey to the Azure Cloud Building and scaling your cloud resource can be challenging. Our team of Microsoft Certified Professionals can help and our proven approach helps ensure a successful migration to Azure, full optimisation and uncompromised management and support. Our cloud consultants can build you a comprehensive strategy that anticipates any challenges and sets goals that can be achieved within budget and on time. We then provide extensive discovery guided by our vClarus platform to help avoid the common pitfalls of Azure migration. Active workloads and legacy applications are identified, evaluated and are then prepared for the transition to minimise any business disruption. We apply best practice processes and tools to reduce risk, ensuring your cloud migration to Azure is on schedule, within budget and meets compliance and security regulations. We undertake constant proactive monitoring and testing of the new environment ensuring reliability. Our Cloud Managed Services division will optimise and right size your Azure cloud resource for maximum efficiency, performance and operational costs.