In Part 4 of our Windows Azure IaaS series I have a great conversation with Microsoft MVP Jeffrey Palermo We compare the features and benefits of Amazon Web Services, Rackspace and Windows Azure Infrastructure as a Service. We chat candidly about user experiences between the three as well as which capabilities stand out in Azure vs. its competitors. Enjoy the episode!
- [2:35] What is your experience with AWS and Rackspace?
- [5:12] Looking at Amazon vs. Rackspace vs. Azure, what features changed your opinion on why you should use Azure?
- [9:10] How does Azure help expedite the deployment of infrastructure and applications?
- [13:30] What innovations are you seeing in disaster recovery?
- [15:30] Do you see customers wanting hybrid deployment where the data is sometimes in the cloud and sometimes on their physical servers?
- [17:50] What are some of the new features in Azure that you are excited about?
- [26:02] What else about the cloud are you excited about?
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- (Part 1) Infrastructure as a Service – Windows Azure Virtual Machines & What’s in it for You
- (Part 2) Windows Azure Virtual Machine FAQs
- (Part 3) Hybrid Windows Azure IaaS Scenarios – Migrating SharePoint to Windows Azure
- (Part 4) Infrastructure as a Service: Windows Azure vs. Amazon & Rackspace
- (Part 5) Infrastructure as a Service – Windows Azure Licensing Options
- (Part 6) Infrastructure as a Service – Windows Azure and System Center 2012
- (Part 7) Infrastructure as a Service – Windows Azure and PowerShell