Microsoft Azure is a growing collection of integrated cloud services for building, testing, deploying, and managing applications and services.
It provides software, platform and infrastructure ‘As a service’ and supports multiple programming languages, tools and frameworks, including both Microsoft-specific and third-party software and systems.
What makes it an effective service?
Moving your IT infrastructure to an ‘As-a-Service’ model has advantages over the traditional IT infrastructure; it is more flexible, scalable and cost-effective. You can add capacity or expand capabilities rapidly without investing in additional physical infrastructure.
You can deploy anywhere with your choice of tools Choose how you deploy Azure—connecting cloud and on-premises with hybrid cloud capabilities for maximum portability and value from your existing investments.
You can build your apps, your way Because Azure supports a broad selection of operating systems, programming languages, frameworks, databases, and devices you can use the tools and technologies you already know and trust,
You can connect on-premises data and apps Azure offers hybrid consistency everywhere: in application development, management and security, identity management, and across the data platform.
You can extend the cloud on-premises Extend Azure to your datacentre and build innovative hybrid apps across the cloud and on-premises. Use the same APIs, DevOps tools, portal, and Marketplace content.
Take full advantage of the cloud with Azure—with integrated tools, pre-built templates and familiar technologies.
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With new UK data centres and the most comprehensive list of compliance certifications of any hyper-scale cloud provider, the time has never been better to explore how you can take advantage of the capabilities in Microsoft Azure to reduce costs and transform your data centre operations.
Hear from our cloud experts about how Azure can create a flexible, resilient infrastructure that is easy to manage and easy to scale.
Location: Client site or Acora facility
Duration: 3-4 hours (30 min pre-call for client overview)
Business challenges and opportunities
Current productivity, collaboration & security models
Azure transformation targets
Current cost review
Microsoft Azure workshop
Why choose Acora to support your Azure migration?
Moving your infrastructure to the cloud with Microsoft Azure is more challenging than you think. Right-sizing the deployment and ensuring the workload is migrated correctly takes a lot of technical expertise. And once your workload is in the cloud, you must continually maintain it to ensure it is performing correctly.
Our Azure migration service can help you build an infrastructure that makes your business truly agile.
Acora can help you design, migrate and manage your Azure Cloud. We can help you realise the full benefits of the Azure platform.
We are Azure migration experts
We have over 20+ years of knowledge around traditional infrastructure.
We can easily migrate any legacy IT and applications to the cloud.
We are a Microsoft Gold partner
24/7 UK based service desk
We can offer our clients a complete end-to-end solution. We have a proven methodology to correctly size the solution that they need, move the right applications to the cloud, address risk and security issues up front and consider service issues in design. As an IT managed service provider, our customers also have access to industry accredited IT support, experienced IT consultants and the option to outsource the management of their cloud infrastructure to us.
Lee Ganly, CIO, Acora
When creating your infrastructure solution with Microsoft Azure, our first step will be to understand your current set up and size the solution that you need.
Our experienced cloud architects can help you design and implement the Azure elements of your IT platform, integrate them with your overall solution and address security issues upfront.
As a service provider, we can maintain your cloud infrastructure for you so you can focus on the more strategic initiatives that add value to your business.
Digital transformation success stories
British multinational financial services company headquartered in London
We completed a transformation activity moving 90 users and 25 virtual systems from a traditional on premise solution in to Azure, primarily leveraging IaaS.
With our knowledge and expertise at leveraging the security features within Office 365 through the Enterprise Mobility Suite services (EMS) we were also able to provide the company with a more secure robust and compliant environment in which to embrace the full capabilities of Office 365 and play out their digital transformation agenda.
Award winning, multi-brand specialist global recruitment firm with 1400 users
We have been successful in securing the work to transform the company’s datacentre environment – moving legacy systems and workloads from a traditional platform in to Azure leveraging IaaS and PaaS and helping them secure their Office 365 environment to take advantage of the other features within Office 365.
We will be providing ongoing 24/7 management and support of their Azure environment.
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