Azure IaaS as a *Starting Point* on your Cloud Journey

In this article , we will discuss how to leverage business with Azure IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service). We will take a comparative look between Traditional Model vs. Cloud Model.

If you have quesitons about the clous Cloud , please look over the following:

I am sure by the end of this article, we will have a sound rationale for using Cloud Services

Azure As Starting Point

As shown above , in the Traditional on-premise Service Model we have to take care of the Application, Data, Runtime, Server, Storage etc.

But we could use either IaaS, PaaS or SaaS based on individual and business usage

Pay per use


For Platform as a Service (PaaS), we can benefit from one or all of the Security & Management, Platform Services or Infrastructure Services.

Worldwide Azure Regions Availability


As of today, there are a total of 34 Azure regions to give support 24/7 to customers in almost every continent.

Geo Redundancy


Highly promising Geo replications options are available across the globe for Disaster Recovery.


It would not be wrong to say that the data is highly secure in the Cloud, owing to the Security mechanisms at the levels of:

  1. Physical
  2. Infra
  3. Network and
  4. VM

It is shown below.


Azure Security Center

For details, please refer to this related article:

Azure Security – Solution To Digital Transformation

Azure security center is available to keep an eye out every time for Cloud Resources, as shown below.


Now, let’s dive deep down into IaaS Core Services.

It’s a combination of the following

  1. Compute
  2. Storage
  3. Networking and
  4. Managementimage007Options for the Compute Families9.pngAzure Storage,For more details, please refer to my Azure Storage series from 1 to 7,

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