Microsoft Corporation (MSFT)’s Azure is a Developer’s Favorite

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Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)’s Azure is said to be the favorite of developers, as far as mobile is concerned. The company’s Azure seemed to have topped other big rivals, such as, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN)’s Mobile SDK and Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL)’s Firebase. Developers appeared to have been happier in using the services of Azure Mobile.


Initially, Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)’s Azure cloud was launched with all-Microsoft basics, all the time. However, every tooling ran in the Visual Studio resulted in every service coming out of the Windows servers, though there were differences in using the APIs as a challenge. During such a period, it took half an hour to provide a service, which is now taking not even a minute.

It was basically due to withdrawal of exclusivity from Windows-based systems that the renamed Microsoft Azure has ample services of the software aspect. There appears to be no problem in getting CloudantNoSQL or MongoDB or CoreOS VM for the developers.

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)’s Azure offered complete features of Mobile-backed-as-a-service or MBaaS hosted on its public cloud. It has data centers in 19 regions in the world. Azure enables hybrid clouds by connecting the user’s data center and Azure, through hybrid connections to mobile service, to an on-premise SQL Server or an Azure website, to set up a compute cluster.

Thoughtful Implementation

It seemed that there was a feeling among a section that Azure would have been junk that was left over from the era of Ballmer. However, analysts’ and reviewers believe that the company did well to implement mobile services and other aspects thoughtfully, with which the current requirements are met.

It was because of several reasons, that these developers like Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)’s Azure. The software major seemed to have addressed the requirements of app developers and what is more, it was coming without any conditions on the choice of solution. Analysts’ also wished that the company went a step ahead in developing JavaScript clients, besides adding libraries for AngularJS. The company’s Azure is also getting more favorable reviews.

Viraj Shah

Viraj Shah has completed M.Com (Finance) and is currently pursuing his CFP. He tracks US markets along with other global markets like India very closely. He is very passionate about stocks, real estate, and technology. He also believes that money can always be made in the market.

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