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Azure Integration Guide for Business

By : Joshua Garverick, Jack Lee, Mélony Qin, Trevoir Williams
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Azure Integration Guide for Business

By: Joshua Garverick, Jack Lee, Mélony Qin, Trevoir Williams

Overview of this book

Azure Integration Guide for Business is essential for decision makers planning to transform their business with Microsoft Azure. The Microsoft Azure cloud platform can improve the availability, scalability, and cost-efficiency of any business. The guidance in this book will help decision makers gain valuable insights into proactively managing their applications and infrastructure. You'll learn to apply best practices in Azure Virtual Network and Azure Storage design, ensuring an efficient and secure cloud infrastructure. You'll also discover how to automate Azure through Infrastructure as Code (IaC) and leverage various Azure services to support OLTP applications. Next, you’ll explore how to implement Azure offerings for event-driven architectural solutions and serverless applications. Additionally, you’ll gain in-depth knowledge on how to develop an automated, secure, and scalable solutions. Core elements of the Azure ecosystem will be discussed in the final chapters of the book, such as big data solutions, cost governance, and best practices to help you optimize your business. By the end of this book, you’ll understand what a well-architected Azure solution looks like and how to lead your organization toward a tailored Azure solution that meets your business needs.
Table of Contents (15 chapters)


Architects and business decision makers constantly encounter the task of achieving greater results with limited resources. As discussed in this chapter, Microsoft Azure provides a wide range of solutions to tackle these challenges effectively. By leveraging the capabilities of the cloud and adopting hybrid environments, architects can enhance efficiency, exercise greater control over expenditure, and surpass their business requirements.

Azure gives architects the tools to optimize their operations by leveraging the scalability, flexibility, and cost-effectiveness of cloud technology. With Azure’s comprehensive suite of tools and services, architects can streamline workflows, enhance productivity, and achieve more with the resources at hand. By adopting a hybrid approach, architects can strike a balance between on-premises infrastructure and cloud-based solutions, enabling them to enjoy the benefits of both environments.

Furthermore, Azure offers robust cost management tools, allowing architects to monitor and control spending on cloud resources. This helps organizations maximize their return on investment and make informed decisions regarding resource allocation. With Azure’s pay-as-you-go model and flexible pricing options, architects can effectively manage costs while ensuring that their business needs are met.

In the upcoming chapters, our focus will be on exploring the precise features and functionalities offered by Azure that enable architects and business decision makers to harness the full potential of the cloud. We will examine various ways in which Azure can optimize operations, deliver scalability, fortify security, and foster innovation within organizations.