With Azure Virtual Machines you get completely scalable, buildable and adaptable application hosting when you need it. Enterprise level services, completely managed and contained within Azure for simple, hassle-free premises management.
Valto is an official Microsoft Gold Partner, and our Azure team is made up of fully qualified Azure developers and consultants. We have worked with many organisations across multiple industries to deploy Azure Virtual Machines solutions. Our Azure Consultants have worked on some of the largest projects in the UK and many have worked with Azure technologies since its inception in 2010.
With the easy to manage price modelling that comes with Azure, you can deploy Virtual Machines however best suits your company. Pay as you go pricing as well as term pricing with Azure Reserved Virtual Machine Instances means you can find the perfect solution with the help of Valto’s Azure experts.
With Virtual Machines, you can run a range of business critical applications through the Azure marketplace including SQL Server, Oracle and SAP. Deploy key virtual machines on Linux or Windows Server, and improve efficiency across your day to day processes and operations.
Microsoft Azure Virtual Machines
Businesses around the world harness the power of virtual machines and virtual desktops to make digital processes and business solutions more efficient. Microsoft Azure Virtual Machines offers a scalable, adaptable and completely manageable solution for businesses who operate online, providing a new, hassle-free and efficient way to manage your data.
With Valto, we will show you and your team how to get the best out of Azure Virtual Machines. From setting up virtual environments for your organisation to helping deploy custom virtual machines and providing expert training, we can do it all.
What are Microsoft Azure Virtual Machines?
Sometimes referred to as Windows VM or Azure VM, Virtual Machines is a scalable cloud computing program created by Microsoft. A virtual machine is simply a digital, non-physical version of a computer, which can run and execute virtually the same tasks.
With Azure Virtual Machines, you can use the Windows or Linux operating systems to run and deploy your own virtual machines (virtual computer systems), cutting out many infrastructure costs and making your workforce more flexible.
What are the benefits of virtual machines?
Virtual machines, like those run through Microsoft Azure and with tools like Windows Virtual Desktop, can allow users to host applications and run systems on the cloud. This means that business processes are made more efficient, without having to worry about the hassle or expense of on-premises equipment or infrastructure. Microsoft Azure Virtual Machines is completely scalable, so you can choose how many virtual environments you need, switch your allowance and make sure your business is using the right service – for example, by switching to a hybrid cloud and infrastructure system if required.
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Azure Virtual Machines services from Valto
Valto are Microsoft Cloud Specialists who will work with you to develop a full IT strategy. Our experience as one of the leading Azure consultants in the UK means that we can develop efficient cloud solutions for you that meet your needs as your organisation grows and develops.
By building bespoke cloud infrastructure using a combination of flexible Azure Virtual Machines managed through OMS, we provide you with a platform that is cost effective and can scale to for cost management and Microsoft Azure cost saving services.
As official Gold Microsoft Partners, we have access to the full range of Azure services, add ons, expertise and training. We can build tailored solutions that are suitable for a range of uses, can run development and testing, and provide security and governance analysis for cyber security. From database hosting or Azure back up provision through to full virtualisation and cloud management, we work with you from start to finish to create a detailed deployment roadmap.
A major advantage of IaaS using Azure Virtual Machines is flexibility. We recognise that cloud services can be a major investment for businesses. With this in mind, we can deploy a solution that uses different specs of machines for different functions and at different times so that the compute and storage provision is always optimised to usage levels. This means that you only pay for the capacity you need.
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Azure Virtual Machine service options
Through Microsoft, we can provision a comprehensive range of Azure Virtual Machines services to meet your cloud application and database requirements. From a small development environment through to a full virtualisation of your IT services, we will build a specification for your platform and provide ongoing service and cost management to keep your infrastructure working perfectly to meet your needs.
Valto’s Azure specialists are experienced Microsoft professionals with qualifications in SharePoint, Office 365, and multiple areas of Azure – including Azure Load Testing, Azure IoT hub and Azure confidential computing. This means that we are fully able to help you plan your IT strategy for the cloud and help in the process of transitioning over to your new infrastructure platform and content delivery network.
We provide an end to end service across all applications including bespoke development services to ensure that data is accessible anywhere.
Azure Virtual Machines offers you a flexible platform for the cloud. Virtual machines are cost effective and highly reliable – particularly when compared to traditional data centre hardware. At Valto, we can manage your platform through the Operations Management Suite to simplify the process of launching new machines, handling back ups and maintaining a reliable service.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Virtual Machines in Azure?
A virtual machine is a virtual version of a physical computer. It is software that allows users to run many of the processes and functions a normal computer executes, but via the cloud. Virtual Machines in Azure is a program created by Microsoft that allows businesses to deploy applications and run functions virtually.
What are some benefits of using a virtual machine on Azure?
Using Azure Virtual Machines means you are operating computer functions using the cloud. This cuts out the space, hassle and cost involved in maintaining a physical server environment and allows flexibility and the ability to access data anywhere. Azure VM is scalable – this means that you can increase or decrease virtual machine capacity accordingly according to demand, so you manage costs and don’t pay for more than you need.
What are the different types of virtual machines on Azure?
There are six main types of virtual machines available on Microsoft Azure. These include:
- General Purpose VMs – designed for small-medium databases, testing and development and mid-sized traffic volumes
- Memory Optimised VMs – adaptable depending on load, and uses memory from 1 vCPU-to-8 GiB up to I vCPU-to-28 GiB
- Compute Optimised VMs – use for servers, batch process work, network applications and servers with high traffic
- Storage Optimised VMs – equipped with a disk to cut latency and optimise space
- High Performance Compute VMs – configurable for high workloads or fluid dynamics work – available with memory of vCPU 7x or 14x
- Graphic Processing VMs – optimised for image and video rendering and editing, as well as other detailed processes
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