Is the cloud right for your business?
If you think Cloud Computing is simply for large organizations and enterprises, think again. Small and medium sized businesses in Silicon Valley and beyond are now taking advantage of the cloud. Why? Because it offers organizations of all sizes an affordable, easy way to scale their business infrastructure quickly, boost productivity and save money.
However, we understand that many small and medium sized businesses still share a few major concerns when it comes to cloud adaptation: it will be too confusing, may cause downtime during implementation, or simply may not be the right fit for their company. These are out of date views. The cloud is the perfect solutions for smaller businesses.
Because 3T Incorporated exclusively caters to small and medium sized businesses, we understand the unique challenge your organization faces with cloud adaptation. To be completely honest, the cloud isn’t the right solution for every business but it certainly has helped many of the nearly 90% of businesses who have adopted it. That’s why we encourage you to talk with one of our experts and see if this powerful solution is right for you.
Which Cloud service provider we recommend?
What is Microsoft Azure?
Azure is Microsoft’s cloud computing platform, a growing collection of integrated services – analytics, computing, database, mobile, networking, storage, IoT, machine learning, disaster recovery and web – for moving faster, achieving more and saving money. Here’s what else Azure is...
It delivers unmatched productivity
Any developer or IT professional can be productive with Azure. Azure’s 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 developers and IT professionals already have and technologies they already know. Microsoft is also the only vendor positioned as a Leader in Gartner’s Magic Quadrants for Cloud Infrastructure as a Service, Application Platform as a Service and Cloud Storage Services for the second consecutive year.
It’s open and flexible
It works with existing IT
Some cloud providers make you choose between your data centre and the cloud. Not Azure, which can be easily integrates with your existing IT environment through the largest network of secure private connections, hybrid database and storage solutions, and data residency and encryption features – so your assets stay right where you need them. You can even run Azure in your own data centre with Azure Stack. Azure’s hybrid cloud solutions give you the best of both worlds: more IT options, less complexity and cost.
It’s built to protect your data
We know some organisations are still wary of the cloud. That’s why Microsoft has made an industry-leading commitment to the protection and privacy of your data. We were the first cloud provider recognised by the European Union’s data protection authorities for our commitment to rigorous EU privacy laws. Microsoft was also the first major cloud provider to adopt the new international cloud privacy standard, ISO 27018. We also launched Azure Government, a stand-alone version of Azure designed to meet the rigorous compliance requirements of US public agencies.
Azure runs on a worldwide network of Microsoft-managed data centres across 42 regions – more countries and regions than Amazon Web Services and Google Cloud combined. This fast-growing global footprint gives you lots of options for running applications and ensuring great customer performance. Azure is also the first multinational cloud provider in mainland China.
It’s ready for any business
From small dev-test projects to global product launches, Azure is engineered to handle any workload. More than 57% of Fortune 500 companies rely on Azure, which offers enterprise-grade SLAs on services, 24/7 tech support, and round-the-clock service health monitoring. Customers include 3M, AccuWeather, Condé Nast, Diebold, GE Healthcare, HarperCollins, Heineken, LG, NBC, Pier 1 Imports, Real Madrid, Saab, Samsung, Trek, Xerox… and many, many more.
It’s economical and scalable
Azure’s Pay as you go services can quickly scale up or down to match demand, so you only pay for what you use. Per-minute billing and a commitment to match competitor prices for popular infrastructure services such as compute, storage and bandwidth means you’re always getting unbeatable price for performance.
It enables you to unlock insights
Azure’s predictive analytics services such as Machine Learning, Power BI and Stream Analytics are redefining business intelligence. Make smarter decisions, improve customer service and uncover new business possibilities from your structured, unstructured and streaming Internet of Things data.