It is a type of Internet-based computing that provides shared computer processing resources and data to computers and other devices on demand. Cloud computing provides a way for your business to manage your computing resources online.
Cloud computing allows businesses to access their information virtually, creating a flexible and global way of accessing your data any place, any time.
One prominent example of cloud computing is Office 365 which allows users to store, access, edit their MS Office documents online (in browser) without installing the actual program on their device.
Microsoft Azure is a growing collection of integrated cloud services—analytics, computing, database, mobile, networking, storage and web—for moving faster, achieving more and saving money.
Any developer or IT professional can be productive with Azure. The integrated tools, pre-built templates,
and managed services make it easier to build and manage enterprise, mobile, web, and Internet of Things (IoT)
apps faster, using skills you already have and technologies you already know
The services provided by Microsoft Azure are PaaS and IaaS.
• Azure as PaaS (Platform as a Service):-
Here platform is provided to clients to develop and deploy software. The clients can focus on the application development rather than having to worry about hardware and infrastructure.
It is a managed compute service that gives complete control of the operating systems and the application platform stack to the application developers. It lets the user to access, manage and monitor the data centers by themselves.
Amazon Web Services (AWS) a subsidiary of Amazon.com is a secure cloud services platform, offering compute power, database storage, content delivery and other functionality to help businesses scale and grow help us build sophisticated applications with increased flexibility, scalability and reliability.
Applications running in the AWS Cloud is faster, secure and economic all while benefitting from the scale and performance of the cloud.
AWS cloud is that it allows customers to scale and innovate, while maintaining a secure environment. Customers pay only for the services they use, meaning that you can have the security you need, but without the upfront expenses, and at a lower cost than in an on-premises environment.
Amazon Web Services offers cloud web hosting solutions that provide businesses, non-profits, and governmental organizations with a flexible, highly scalable, and low-cost way to deliver their websites and web applications.
Amazon Web Services (AWS) storage solutions are designed to deliver secured, scalable, and durable storage for businesses looking to achieve efficiency and scalability within their backup and recovery environments, without the need for an on-premises infrastructure.
Amazon Web Services offers a complete set of cloud storage services for archiving. With AWS Storage Gateway and our solution provider ecosystem, you can build a comprehensive, storage solution.