Turnkey Cloud Solutions on Azure

A growing number of consumers and businesses are turning to cloud services, which offer on-demand, pay-as-you-go software, developer platforms, and storage capabilities ? delivered over the Internet.

Sysfore is registered as a Microsoft Cloud Partner and helps clients to build, develop and deploy cloud solutions based on the Microsoft Azure platform.

At Sysfore, we provide customers with cloud consulting services, cloud application development , and cloud application migration services on the Microsoft Azure Platform. We provide customers the ability to create, wrap, integrate and deploy any application to a shared, on-demand, or private cloud computing data center.

Cloud Consulting Services

Cloud Readiness Assessment

Cloud Implementation Services

Cloud Application Development Services

Cloud Application Migration Services

Sysfore assesses existing applications for migration to the cloud by making use of proof-of-concepts before moving into production. We provide end-to-end solutions for migration, covering areas such as architecture, design, build, test, migration and deployment onto the cloud.

Windows Azure Platform Benefits

The Windows Azure platform is a flexible cloud–computing platform that lets you pay only for what you use, scale up when you need capacity and pull it back when you don’t. The cloud service provider handles all the patches and maintenance — all in a secure environment with over 99.9% uptime. This way you don’t need to invest large sums in setting up your infrastructure and you can free up the capital for more meaningful purposes.

Windows Azure Platform serves as an end-to-end development and deployment platform for building cloud services. But moving your on premise applications to Windows Azure isn’t a simple decision. Ideally, one would like to move an application that provides maximum ROI and poses minimum risks. Risks could be ensuring business continuity, data security, technology investments, etc.

An ideal strategy would be assess the growth profile of your application. With that assessment you will need to understand the amount of effort involved in migrating your web application to Windows Azure. Depending on the current architecture of your web application this could be a serious undertaking. Several components like web sessions, diagnostics, relational DB, distributed cache, COM components, operational integration, third party softwares, security, etc. would need a migration plan, feasibility check and corresponding approvals on budgeted estimates. Security is also an important consideration. While migrating to cloud security normally needs to be applied at 2 levels – data at rest (disk) and data in motion (wire). Security implementation can be done using encryption and related techniques. Windows Azure platform also consists of AppFabric that can allow you to take your on-premise identity investments to the cloud using Access Control Service. In case there is some sensitive data that can be stored only on your premises you can use AppFabric’s Service Bus to tunnel back from Cloud.

To know more about the challenges in migrating or developing for the cloud, drop us a line and we will help you navigate the decisions and help you understand circumstances under which a cloud based application makes sense.

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Windows Azure Platform

Microsoft Windows Azure Platform is a cloud computing and services platform that runs on servers located in Microsoft data centers around the world. It is also available for on-premise hosting environments.

The platform compromises of three primary components:

  • Windows Azure
  • SQL Azure
  • Windows Azure Appfabric

The Windows Azure platform provides organizations with three key benefits:

  • Zero capital expenditure
  • Pay-per-use
  • Access via web services APIs and web browsers
  • Quick and easy application rollout
  • Automatic updates and security patches
  • Solid backups in place and a strong disaster recovery plan
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