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Shijimol Ambi KarthikeyanPractical Microsoft Azure IaaShttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-3763-2_1

1. Introduction to Azure IaaS

Shijimol Ambi Karthikeyan1 
Bangalore, Karnataka, India

Since the dawn of public clouds, vast pools of compute, storage, and networking resources are now available and at the disposal of users who want to leverage them on a pay-as-you-go basis. The ease of implementation and usage becomes one of the key differentiators for organizations while they select their preferred cloud service provider. Built on top of reliable Microsoft server and virtualization technologies, Azure accelerates the adoption journey of enterprises, whether they are interested in purely cloud-based environments or ...

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