Strengthen your cloud strategy for the long run
Managed services make the most of Microsoft Azure
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At this point, many middle market companies have adopted cloud strategies, moving key functions to more flexible and affordable cloud servers as well as introducing mobile applications and other new capabilities. However, while many organizations view these initiatives as the finish line for cloud computing, they are only the beginning. Cloud management is an ongoing commitment, with evolving demands as conditions change and potential strategic or technology gaps where predictions didn’t match reality.
Microsoft Azure is a flexible cloud platform that leverages existing Microsoft applications as well as newer open-source tools. While the solution brings new functionality and potential to middle market organizations, optimal performance comes from having an experienced managed services provider refine each environment. An effective managed services provider defines metrics for success and can adapt cloud strategies as your organization grows and standards change.
More specifically, the Azure platform combined with the right managed services provider can enhance several key areas of your organization from an IT and executive perspective, including:
- Data management
- Performance audits and spend monitoring
- Data analysis
- Disaster recovery
Combining Azure with the resources of a managed services provider can introduce greater value and performance, increasing your collaboration and productivity. Furthermore, a qualified provider and established Microsoft partner can deliver the full spectrum of cloud strategy and advice, and make the difference in a successful Azure implementation.