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Infographic Azure: Your Data Center in the Cloud

26 Apr 2017 by Insight Editor

Microsoft® Azure® is a collection of integrated cloud services that developers and IT professionals use to build, deploy and manage applications. It provides a complete solution for backup, Disaster Recovery (DR), compute and storage while eliminating hardware depreciation and other costs and limitations of on-premise infrastructure.

IDC predicts “greater cloud spending” will exceed $500B by 2020.

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Optimizing cloud cost is the top initiative for 53% of IT pros.

Game Changer: Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) program reduces the complexity of buying and using Azure.

online & growing

100+ data centers

G-series Virtual Machines (VMs) — the largest VMs in the market

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CSP Azure

  • No upfront commit
  • Monthly consumption
  • 24/7 U.S.-based support
  • Monthly billing from insight



Enterprise Agreement (EA)

  • 3-yr. term, $12K annual min.
  • Commit adjusted annually
  • 4 support plans
  • Additional cost for support
  • Annual billing from Microsoft
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Replication times

Old way: 3 hours
Azure site recovery: < 2 minutes

Why Insight for Azure on CSP?

One of Microsoft's largest Azure partners

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Pre-sales support

Microsoft Azure Circle partner

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24/7 post-sales support at no additional cost

Dedicated team of Azure specialists

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Azure management portal demos

Insight consulting services include BlueMetal and Datalink offerings.

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IDC. (2016). The Modern Microsoft Partner Series: Part 1: The Booming Cloud Opportunity. Weins, K. (2017, Feb. 15). Cloud Computing Trends: 2017 State of the Cloud Survey. Rightscale.com.