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We’re in the midst of the cloud revolution. Customers – big and small – are betting on Azure and undergoing massive digital transformation. While industry stalwarts like Rio Tinto are powering their mission critical SAP deployments with powerful Azure infrastructure, startups like Audioburst are envisioning entire new businesses on Azure with AI technologies, and many others like Adobe are delighting their customers with better digital experiences. Every customer has a fascinating story on what they’re doing with Azure. And we’re proud to be the cloud – across IaaS and PaaS – underpinning this transformation and enabling IT.
Today, we’re honored to be recognized as a leader in Gartner’s IaaS MQ for the fifth consecutive year.
Many of our customers choose IaaS as the entry point to Azure and I am happy to note that the recent Right Scale State of the Cloud survey placed Azure ahead of any other cloud for enterprises beginning their cloud journey. The reason customers are choosing Azure is not just because Azure offers unparalleled security, the largest global datacenter footprint, true hybrid consistency and a rich set of application services. It’s also because Microsoft leads across a broad spectrum of cloud services. This gives our customers the confidence that no matter their cloud need, Microsoft has them covered.
Here’s a list of Gartner MQs that Microsoft is placed in the leader’s quadrant:
If you haven’t used Azure yet, I invite you to try it – and I can't wait to see what amazing things you'll end up doing with Azure.
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