Azure Availability on Demand protects and extends your datacenter, and is powered by Azure Site Recovery and Azure Backup. Site Recovery’s powerful replication capabilities help protect your critical applications and extend your datacenter to Azure, enabling recovery, dev/testing, reporting/analytics, migrating applications to Azure, and cloud bursting. Azure Backup is a scalable solution that protects your application data and retains it for up to 99 years with zero capital investment and minimal operating costs. Leverage the power of Azure by using the capabilities of Availability on Demand to realize your hybrid cloud goals.
Use Azure as your secondary site and eliminate the capital and operating expenses of maintaining a secondary datacenter. Now you can afford to protect all of your applications on Azure’s infrastructure, with a simple pay-as-you-go model.
Azure’s scalable, on demand compute and storage are a perfect match for your highly varied DevTest needs. Test replicated copies of your production workloads in Azure, without impacting production users, or test new versions of applications while maintaining updated production data. Once you have validated the new version of your application, seamlessly migrate it into production in your datacenter or make Azure your primary.
Occasionally, your business requires additional compute capacity, and buying hardware to meet these spikes in demand is not cost effective. Azure’s pay-as-you-go model, and 99.9% availability is an effective solution for your dynamic requirements.
Creating net new workloads in the cloud is easy, but moving complex, running workloads into the cloud can be quite a challenge. With Azure Site Recovery, workloads can be effortlessly moved into the cloud with just a few clicks.
Running detailed reports or analytics on a production asset can often impact line of business performance. By replicating the production workload or database into Azure, and running reports/analytics on the replicated asset in Azure, data analysis needs can be met without impacting production workloads.
The virtually unlimited storage capacity and geo-redundancy make Azure the ideal location for your critical data assets. With up to 99 years of retention, Azure meets or exceeds even the most demanding regulatory and business requirements.