As the premiere cloud platform of Microsoft, Microsoft Azure has driven a significant revenue growth for Microsoft. Over the years, Azure has gained traction as the preferred cloud infrastructure for many IT professionals.
Azure has been recognized as the most trusted cloud for U.S. government institutions with its 50 compliance offerings that has offered more comprehensive compliance coverage. In addition, Azure differs from traditional IT systems by being inherently distributed, resilient and scalable. Unlike other virtualization platforms, Azure was designed up front as a PaaS.