What is Azure used for?
What is Azure? At its core, Azure is a public cloud computing platform—with solutions including Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), and Software as a Service (SaaS) that can be used for services such as analytics, virtual computing, storage, networking, and much more.
How do I access my Azure?
Connect to the virtual machine
- Go to the Azure portal to connect to a VM. ...
- Select the virtual machine from the list.
- At the beginning of the virtual machine page, select Connect.
- On the Connect to virtual machine page, select RDP, and then select the appropriate IP address and Port number.
What the heck is Azure?
Here's an overview in tech layman's terms. Confusingly, Azure is two things – it's an operating system, and it's a set of things that work on that operating system. I'll refer to the former as Windows Azure, and the latter as the Azure Services Platform, just like Microsoft are.