Why Choose Azure Managed Applications for Your Business

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In today’s digital world, companies want easy and safe ways to set up and run their software. Azure Managed Applications help businesses do just that.

They let you put your software into your customers’ Azure accounts in a way that’s powerful, adaptable, and secure.

This article looks at why Azure Managed Applications are useful. It shows how they can make your business run better while keeping your ideas and code safe.

What is Azure Managed Applications?

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Azure Managed Applications are an efficient and modern way to set up and run your software in your customers’ Azure accounts.

They use special instructions (called ARM templates) to easily add different Azure tools like databases, networks, containers, and virtual machines.

This makes setting up your software much simpler. All the parts of your software go into one organized group (called a Resource Group) in your customer’s account, which all necessary resources are organized within a dedicated Resource Group, providing a structured and secure environment for your solutions.

You can choose who gets to change or update the software, it could be you, your customer, or both. This flexibility helps businesses improve their cloud services while keeping their own ideas and code protected.

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Benefits of Using Azure to Manage Your Applications

Using Azure to manage your applications has many benefits that can help your business work better, stay secure, and grow easily. Here are some key advantages:

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  1. Scalability: Azure lets you easily make your applications bigger or smaller based on demand, so they perform well without wasting resources.
  2. Cost Savings: You only pay for what you use with Azure’s pay-as-you-go model, which can lower your overall costs.
  3. High Availability: Azure has a strong worldwide network with backup options to make sure your applications are always running.
  4. Security: Azure provides multi-layered protection, encryption, and follows international security standards to keep your applications safe.
  5. All-in-One Services: Azure offers many services like databases, AI, DevOps, and analytics, making it easier to build, deploy, and manage your applications.
  6. Flexibility: Azure supports different coding languages, frameworks, and operating systems, so you can use the tools you prefer.
  7. Management Tools: Tools like Azure Resource Manager, Azure Monitor, and Azure Automation help you control and maintain your applications efficiently.
  8. Innovation: You get access to the latest cloud computing technologies and updates from Microsoft, keeping your applications modern with Ai tools like CoPilot integrated and competitive.

Using these Azure benefits can help optimize how you manage applications, improve performance, and it can keep you ahead in your industry which is ever changing thanks to Ai.

How Do I Offer My Business Solutions as Azure Managed Applications?

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To offer your business solutions as Azure Managed Applications, follow these steps:

  1. Get an Azure Subscription:
  2. Create Your Solution:
    • Develop your solution using Azure services and define the resources using Azure Resource Manager (ARM) templates.
  3. Package Your Solution:
    • Create a managed application definition, including ARM templates, deployment parameters, and metadata.
  4. Publish to Azure Marketplace:
    • Sign in to the Azure Partner Center.
    • Create a new offer in the Azure Marketplace by providing the necessary information about your managed application.
    • Submit your offer for validation and publication.
  5. Manage and Update Your Application:
    • Manage and update your application through the Azure Partner Center. Monitor usage, update ARM templates, and provide customer support.

If you still need help, refer to the Azure Managed Applications Documentation or contact us for 1 on 1 advice.

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Conclusion

Using Azure to manage your applications gives you many advantages. Azure helps your applications grow easily and saves you money, while also keeping them secure and flexible.

With Azure’s powerful systems and all-in-one services, your applications will always be available and running smoothly.

Azure also provides great tools to efficiently control and maintain your applications. And since Microsoft keeps improving Azure with the latest technologies, your business stays up-to-date and competitive.

For more information and community support(forum), you can visit the Azure Marketplace Community. To explore the marketplace further, check out the Marketplace Page.

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