The Windows Azure Platform                     For ISVs
Why an ISV should pursue a Cloud Strategy?• To reach new market segments and geographies• To achieve competitive different...
What is Windows Azure platform?• It includes a cloud services operating system and a set of  developer services• It provid...
Windows Azure Stack                 © e-Zest Solutions Ltd.   Slide No. 4
Windows Azure Developer Services• Windows Azure Developer Services provide the functionality  to build applications that s...
Windows Azure Developer Services(in continuation…)   – Storage: Persistent and durable storage in the cloud via four core ...
Cloud Platform Comparison                © e-Zest Solutions Ltd.   Slide No. 7
Cloud Platform Comparison (contd.)                © e-Zest Solutions Ltd.   Slide No. 8
Cloud Platform Comparison (contd.)                © e-Zest Solutions Ltd.   Slide No. 9
How ISVs can benefit through Azure?• Build cloud solutions quickly by reusing existing code• Transfer existing coding skil...
e-Zest’s Windows Azure Services•   Windows Azure Platform Value Assessment Services     –   From Business Perspective     ...
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  1. 1. The Windows Azure Platform For ISVs
  2. 2. Why an ISV should pursue a Cloud Strategy?• To reach new market segments and geographies• To achieve competitive differentiation relative to the company’s larger competitors• To allow the business to scale rapidly without incurring the overhead costs associated with traditional hosted solutions.• To make it easy for prospects to try out its solution• To make it easier to sell the application by dramatically reducing the upfront costs for the customer © e-Zest Solutions Ltd. Slide No. 2
  3. 3. What is Windows Azure platform?• It includes a cloud services operating system and a set of developer services• It provide the functionality to build applications that span from consumer Web to enterprise scenarios• The key components of the Windows Azure platform are – Windows Azure and – SQL Azure © e-Zest Solutions Ltd. Slide No. 3
  4. 4. Windows Azure Stack © e-Zest Solutions Ltd. Slide No. 4
  5. 5. Windows Azure Developer Services• Windows Azure Developer Services provide the functionality to build applications that span from consumer Web to enterprise scenarios• To reap maximum advantage of Cloud developer services are essential• It consists of following developer services – Compute: Web and Worker roles to host applications around the world – Database: Highly available and scalable relational cloud database service – Virtual machines: Deploy custom Windows Server 2008 R2 images to Windows Azure(continued…) © e-Zest Solutions Ltd. Slide No. 5
  6. 6. Windows Azure Developer Services(in continuation…) – Storage: Persistent and durable storage in the cloud via four core services – Content delivery network: Deliver high-bandwidth content through 24 global physical nodes – Caching: Distributed, in-memory application cache service – Virtual network: Networking functionality to connect on-premises and cloud applications – Service bus: Secure messaging capabilities for distributed and hybrid applications – Access control: Standards-based service for identity and access control – Business intelligence: Develop and deploy operational reports to the cloud using familiar tools – Marketplace: Buy and sell finished applications, data sets, components, and more © e-Zest Solutions Ltd. Slide No. 6
  7. 7. Cloud Platform Comparison © e-Zest Solutions Ltd. Slide No. 7
  8. 8. Cloud Platform Comparison (contd.) © e-Zest Solutions Ltd. Slide No. 8
  9. 9. Cloud Platform Comparison (contd.) © e-Zest Solutions Ltd. Slide No. 9
  10. 10. How ISVs can benefit through Azure?• Build cloud solutions quickly by reusing existing code• Transfer existing coding skills to the Windows Azure environment• Leverage the Windows Azure flexible resource consumption model• Use the Microsoft service-level agreement (SLA) to guarantee application availability and performance• Reach completely new customer base © e-Zest Solutions Ltd. Slide No. 10
  11. 11. e-Zest’s Windows Azure Services• Windows Azure Platform Value Assessment Services – From Business Perspective – From Technology and Design Perspective – ROI Analysis• Windows Azure Design Services – Business Process Modeling – Architecture Modeling – Service Delivery Modeling – Multi-Tenancy, Configurability – User Profiling• Windows Azure Security Implementation Services – Security Compliance – Identity Management• Windows Azure Performance and Scalability Services – High Availability – Decoupled Service Interfaces – Horizontal & Vertical Scaling – Load Balancing & Virtualization• Windows Azure Platform Optimization Services – Use of APIs/Service Interfaces © e-Zest Solutions Ltd. Slide No. 11

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