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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)

Cost Governance on Azure

Cost governance on Azure is critical in today’s highly competitive market. It enables enterprises to strike a balance between promoting digital transformation and adhering to financial restraints.

Azure cost governance is a strategic method that allows businesses to maximize their cloud investments while maintaining strict financial control. Furthermore, it allows organizations to prioritize performance and innovation while aligning their cloud usage with their financial goals. As a result, organizations can keep their cloud spending predictable and under control.

Organizations can reduce the risks associated with unexpected expenses and budget overruns by implementing effective cost governance strategies. This, in turn, gives organizations the confidence to allocate their resources strategically and fuel their growth ambitions.

Let’s start by looking at the various Azure subscription options and the cost-cutting offerings that Azure...