Demystifying The Cloud: An Overview of the Microsoft Azure

Learn how to make the most of the Azure cloud platform in this comprehensive story (Cloud Demystified Series)

Satyen Kumar
24 min readJun 16, 2022


The cloud is a very powerful enabler for the businesses, but it’s hard to understand. This article will help you understand the Azure cloud.

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A Holistic Overview Of Microsoft Azure Cloud

Microsoft Azure is a cloud computing platform offered by Microsoft as part of the company’s comprehensive suite of products and services. Azure offers an easy-to-use and scalable platform that provides a broad range of services, including web hosting, data storage, compute, application development and deployment, marketing automation, and more.

Azure is designed to let you quickly create powerful applications with little or no code required. You can also easily manage your applications with Azure Resource Manager (ARM), which enables you to scale your applications up or down according to need without having to redeploy them.

Azure is significantly different from other cloud platforms in that it allows users to mix and match different services to create custom solutions. This gives Azure an advantage over other platforms because it can be tailored to the needs of a specific organization.

How To Subscribe Microsoft Azure and What Are Subscription Models?

Microsoft provides a subscription-based model for enterprise customers. This allows organizations to choose the level of service they need, while Microsoft manages and scales the infrastructure. The different levels of service include Standard, Premier, and Enterprise.

Azure subscriptions allows the enterprises configuring their workloads into strategy suitable for their specific needs. Following are few examples of the subscription design strategy.



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