Microsoft Azure is the second largest cloud service provider in the market right now. It provides a computing platform, and acts as an online portal for users to access and manage resources and services provided by Microsoft.
The users can access services and resources like Virtual Machines, storage and so on, as long as they have a Microsoft Azure account and a working internet connection.
It also offers a wide range of services that are spread across a wide range of domains.
At its core, Azure is a public cloud computing platform—with solutions including Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), and Software as a Service (SaaS) that can be used for services such as analytics, virtual computing, storage, networking, and much more. It can be used to replace or supplement your on-premise servers.
Microsoft azure can be used to build deploy or manage applications.Several devops tools have been integrated into azure platform. azure offers a range of uses and benefits for organizations. It provides the ability to scale on demand. It provides simple and reliable data storage on huge scale.
Microsoft Azure PaaS provides application developers with the environment, tools, and building blocks that they need to rapidly build and deploy new cloud services. It also provides the vital 'dev-ops' connections which are important for monitoring, managing, and continually fine tuning those apps.