Microsoft Azure: In-Depth Assessment

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Summary

Microsoft Azure is an integrated portfolio of cloud IaaS and PaaS solutions and is often evaluated against Amazon Web Services and other cloud providers. This assessment scores Azure against Gartner's 205-point evaluation criteria for cloud IaaS.

Table of Contents

  • Bottom-Line Assessment
    • Product Scorecard and Feature Snapshot
    • Strengths
    • Weaknesses
    • Reasons to Deploy
    • Reasons to Not Deploy
  • Analysis
    • Required Features for Production
    • Preferred Features for Production
    • Optional Features for Production
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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