New investments to help you accelerate your Azure migration and modernization journey

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Written by Tanuj Bansal, General Manager, Azure Marketing

 

Last year many organizations turned to the cloud to survive disruptions caused by the pandemic. Businesses are now charting the course for their recovery and further accelerating their cloud momentum to drive faster app innovation, optimize infrastructure costs, and enhance security posture. In a recent survey, 90 percent of enterprises responded that they expect cloud usage to exceed prior plans due to COVID-191.

 

“The pandemic accelerated our timetables, but we made the right decision to move quickly and are not looking back. Our total cost of ownership (TCO) has gone down 30 percent, the disaster recovery (DR) time has gone down from 30 days to a couple of hours. We now have the scalability we need and are no longer spending money on various upgrades that were previously required. With the Azure Migration and Modernization Program, we were able to move our datacenter to Azure in six months.”—Gurmail Jaswal, Director IT Solutions, Boston Pizza

This week at Microsoft Ignite, we’re announcing expanded program and product investments—to help customers accelerate their migration and modernization journey with Azure.

 

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