Virtualization in The Cloud
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Azure offers a powerful compute, networking, and storage platform to meet the cloud objectives of your customers. Many customers are in the process of choosing their cloud provider of the future and Azure infrastructure—coupled with your value-added services—provides them with the right strategic investment.
More than 57 percent of Fortune 500 companies rely on Azure, which offers enterprise grade SLAs on services, 24×7 tech support, and round-the-clock service health monitoring.
Customers who utilize Azure IaaS solutions benefit from the flexibility, reliability, and scalability an enterprise-ready cloud provides. Backed by the industry-leading security and compliance of Azure, customers can rest assured about the safety of their apps and data. Azure also supports customers who have hybrid deployment requirements, enabling them to move workloads between their own datacenters, partner datacenters, and Azure.
Monitoring for uninterrupted operations, system failures, performance, security and improvements is a part of our service that spans compute, networking and storage aspects of workload management. With Microsoft Operations Management Suite (OMS), we are able to leverage the following benefits:
- Gain immediate insights across workloads
- Enable consistent control and compliance
- Respond faster to security threats
- Ensure availability of apps and data
Azure provides a wide range of VM sizes and images, enabling buyers to choose the best deployment options for their environment. Additional Azure benefits include:
- Broad support for Open Source Software(OSS)— approximately one third of all Azure VMs run Linux
- Full RedHat support
- Pay-as-you-go, consumption pricing options
- Commitment to match AWS pricing
- Hybrid use rights—provide the ability to leverage existing investments
Azure offers numerous networking services to build sophisticated network topologies and extenddatacenters to the cloud. Additional Azure benefits include:
- Load balancers, traffic managers, and powerful content delivery networks for superior performance
- High throughput, low latency, resilient
- ExpressRoute dedicated connection options
- The ability to leverage MPLS investments in Azure
- Free ingress (unlimited) and free egress (first 5GB)
Azure delivers durable, highly available, and massively scalable storage options—Blob, Queue, File, and Disk— that keep pace with explosive data growth. Additional Azure benefits include:
- Support for up to 80,000 IOPs
- Cost-effective solution for nearline, online, and highly available business needs
- Locally redundant storage (3 locations)
- Geo-redundancy options
FSU Credit Union serves its more than 20,000 members with eight branch locations throughout Tallahassee and North Florida. Secure communications is critical, so a move to The Cloud brought special concerns.
With more than 28 years of experience, Mainline is a true veteran in the IT solutions industry. Mainline works with companies from across the country and across industries. When its disaster recovery solution was failing, it decided to look at The Cloud.
The Office of Medicaid Program Integrity (MPI) investigates fraud, abuse, and waste prevention and detection program for the Florida Medicaid program. MPI selected Cloud Navigator when faced with modernizing their case management system.
The Florida Department of Management Services primary mission is to support sister agencies with workforce and business functions so that agencies can focus on their core missions as defined in law. Reducing the cost of maintaining separate sets of infrastructure with several dependent agencies was a priority.
Apalachee Center helps individuals and families succeed in recovering from emotional, psychiatric, and substance abuse crises. They needed to create a Central Receiving Facility for incoming patients in partnership with two other local healthcare units and the ability to route the patients in a round robin fashion.
Navigate Affordable Housing develops and enhances safe, decent, sanitary, and affordable housing. When moving their offices to a new building, the cost and uncertainty of relocating IT systems made the cloud an interesting alternative.
F4 is a leading provider of technical forest and natural resource management services and products. They grow and shrink resources in Azure as projects dictate to control costs, and they’ve improved their service to customers leveraging SharePoint dashboards and Power BI.
For over a quarter of a century, MARTA has moved over 3.5 billion people throughout Atlanta and the surrounding cities. Migrating to their email services to Office 365 was an important first step, giving them the confidence and understanding to move forward with their digital transformation.