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What is the difference between Azure and Office 365

Posted on 2015-02-13
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What is the difference between Azure and Office 365

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Office 365 (O365) is Microsoft's SaaS solution for providing the Office suite as a cloud service. The Office 365 suite includes all the major office products with additional opportunities for Share Point, Lync and Exchange. The size and needs can be expanded to meet the customer's preference. The full O365 offering includes Outlook, PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Lync, One Note, and Access.

Windows Azure is a form of virtualization or IaaS/PaaS. Windows Azure is Microsoft's Operating System for Cloud Computing that mainly consists of three components - Computing, Storage, and Virtual Network.

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My understanding is that Azure is an Infrastructure and computer Platform as a Service (IaaS + PaaS). Azure allows you to deploy and  manage application/services through Microsoft managed datacenters. Azure supports any operating system, language,tools, and frameworks for development.
Office 356 is a SaaS  Software as a Service. It provides a cloud (online version) of Microsoft Office productivity software like (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook, Lync,One Note,Access).

You can find more information here http://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/overview/what-is-azure/
http://products.office.com/en-us/business/microsoft-office-365-frequently-asked-questions
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