How can Azure help if I outsource my IT

Microsoft Azure makes outsourcing IT incredibly simple.

With Azure, you get a huge choice of trusted solutions partners that can assist you in deploying and managing the solutions you already use as well as offering solutions that are ready-made or customized to your business.

And, if you need one, Azure can help you to locate a highly experienced managed service partner or the one you already have can be made into an Azure partner.

IT and Business Solutions

Azure offers two marketplaces, both offering vast catalogs of consulting services, products and end-to-end solutions that include community software apps, open source apps, add-ons and data.

AppSource

AppSource provides hundreds of line of business apps for their particular industry along with apps that will help them get more out of the solutions they are already using.

There are plenty of SaaS apps on offer, both from Microsoft and from their trusted partners and you can also find the building blocks for Azure, virtual machine images, IT services, solution templates and other finished software solutions.

AppSource apps are built on Project Madeira, Microsoft Dynamics, Office 365, Power BI, Azure and on Cortana Intelligence Suite.

Azure Marketplace

Azure Marketplace offers cloud software solutions that have been built on or for Azure. Included in the catalog are more than 8,000 listings, including virtual machines, solution templates, APIs and SaaS apps, along with other Azure building blocks.

The technical services and solutions on offer in Marketplace come from both Microsoft and their trusted partners and are designed to extend existing Azure services and products.

Multiple categories of industry are on offer, including security and identity, databases, base operating systems, blockchain, developer tools, networking and many more.

Microsoft Solution Partners

In a bid to help any business with their outsourcing requirements, Microsoft has teamed up with thousands of Azure Expert Partners who all deliver managed service, next-generation capabilities with full expertise that has been fully verified by an independent auditor.

Some of those partners include:

  • Datacom
  • Coretek Services
  • CloudDirect
  • Accenture
  • Capgemini
  • IBM
  • NordCloud
  • Smartronix
  • Telstra

OK so now you know some of the partners, let’s find out some of the other customers who are using Microsoft Azure.