Microsoft Azure is a platform where user can get all types of cloud computing services. This platform is developed and owned by Microsoft. Also, it was launched in early of 2010. Through those services, you can quickly build, deploy, test, and manage applications. All of the management and others are done through Data Centers all around the world. Also, these data centers are managed and controlled by Microsoft. Generally, there are three types of services provided by this platform.
- Software as a Service (SaaS).
- Platform as a Service(PaaS).
- Infrastructure as a Service(IaaS).
In all of the above services, there a lot of frameworks available which has several tools in it. Also, it will support you with various programming languages. All these features will include specific Microsoft as well as third-party systems and software. Also, Microsoft Azure was formerly known as Windows Azure. In this platform, you can get virtual machines which will be based on Windows as well as Linux operating system.
Other than the above features, you will get topmost security on this platform. So, you don’t have to worry about any threat or personal information leak. It provides authentication feature which authenticates the right user. And, it is done using Azure AppFabric. This is a technology that allows users to communicate through Local Area Network.