When we first started working, Microsoft had a program to support startups. We registered and used the cloud for free for two years. After the test period, we were offered a migration to a paid program, which we did. And we are now an Azure cloud client.
In working with a cloud service, I like the fact that you can quickly change the configuration and significantly “amplify”. Since our business is event-oriented, this option is very important for us. We cannot stand idle for a minute, our entire business is aimed at the client, therefore, our system must be available for him at any time. Therefore, when the load increases several times, we simply switch to a faster configuration and this is immediately noticeable. In my opinion, for our business, as for any online business, this is the most important thing that the use of the cloud gives.
Of course, Azure technologies require certain skills and knowledge from administrators, and there are not many of them on the market. Therefore, in case of any problem, we turn to Microsoft’s partner – OntargIT, which helps us to solve it quickly and efficiently.