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Why move to Microsoft Azure?

There are many benefits of moving your business to an Azure environment. Firstly, Azure provides the flexibility of scaling up or down according to business demands. Secondly, Azure helps businesses reduce their IT infrastructure costs by providing pay-as-you-go pricing. Thirdly, Azure provides a secure and reliable environment that ensures business continuity. Lastly, Azure enables businesses to innovate faster by providing new services and features that can be integrated into their existing systems.

When it comes to cloud computing, Microsoft Azure is a popular choice for businesses of all sizes. However, designing, migrating, and managing an Azure environment can be a complex and time-consuming process. That’s where MPR IT Solutions comes in. Our expert team has the knowledge and experience to help your business make the most of Azure, from seamless migration to ongoing management and support. Read on to learn more about the advantages of Azure and why partnering with MPR IT Solutions is the right choice for your business.

Why should you partner with MPR IT Solutions?

Partnering with a managed service provider like MPR IT Solutions we help you manage your Azure environment more effectively. Our team of experts can not only provide clear guidance but help you design, migrate, and manage your Azure resources, ensuring that your system is optimised for performance, security, and cost-effectiveness.

What are MPR IT Solutions’ best practices for migrating a system to Microsoft Azure?

Migrating a system to Microsoft Azure is a complex process, but following our best practices MPR IT Solutions can make the transition smooth and successful. Here are some key best practices we keep in mind:

We Plan ahead:

Before starting the migration, we make sure to have a clear understanding of your current system architecture, resources and how it will translate to Azure. This will help us avoid any potential issues down the road. Taking time upfront for discovery and planning are critical for a smooth transition.

Start small:

We don’t try to migrate your entire system at once. Instead, we start with small, less critical applications and work our way up to larger, more complex ones. This will help us identify and address any issues early on.

Optimise for Microsoft Azure:

Azure has its own unique characteristics, so it’s important to optimise your system for the Azure environment. This includes taking advantage of Azure’s scalability and flexibility, as well as optimizing for Azure’s security and compliance requirements.

Use automation:

Automation can help streamline the migration process and reduce the risk of errors. Utilising tools like Azure Site Recovery or Azure Database Migration Service to automate the migration process.

Test thoroughly:

Before going live with your newly migrated system, it’s imperative to thoroughly test it to ensure everything is working as expected. This includes testing for performance, security, and compatibility with other systems.

By following these best practices, MPR IT Solutions ensure a successful migration to Microsoft Azure and take advantage of all the benefits it has to offer.

Why should you consider migrating to Cloud and Microsoft Azure, “What are the benefits of Microsoft Azure?”


With Azure, you can easily scale up or down depending on your business needs without having to worry about purchasing additional hardware or software to meet peak workloads.

Cost Savings:

Azure is a cost-effective solution that allows you to pay only for the services you need, eliminating the need for expensive hardware purchases and maintenance, Azure can be lightweight.

Global Reach:

Azure has a vast global network of data centres, allowing you to easily deploy your applications and services across different regions and countries. Fast secure access to your central systems from any location, public or private in the world.


Azure provides high-level security features, including data encryption and threat detection, to protect your business from cyber threats.

Easy Integration:

Azure seamlessly integrates with other Microsoft products and services, such as Office 365 and Dynamics 365, providing a comprehensive solution for your business.


Azure is constantly evolving and adding new features and services, allowing your business to stay ahead of the competition and take advantage of the latest technology advancements.

What advantages does Microsoft Azure offer over other cloud platforms?

Microsoft Azure offers several advantages over other cloud platforms such as vmware and Amazon Web Services (AWS) including:

Hybrid Capabilities:

Azure provides seamless integration between on-premises and cloud environments with the power of hyperv and virtualised servers, allowing businesses to easily extend their existing infrastructure to the cloud.


Azure supports a wide range of operating systems, programming languages, and frameworks, making it a flexible platform that can support a variety of business needs.

Partnering with MPR IT Solutions for your Azure migration and management needs can help ensure a smooth transition to the cloud while maximizing the benefits of Azure’s features and capabilities.

For more information on how MPR IT can support your business to migrate to Azure, reach out to us today.

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