Microsoft - the world’s biggest software company launched its global public cloud platform Azure to the masses back in 2010.

Tape Ark is a Certified Microsoft Azure Partner.  This certification and designation recognises Tape Ark’s unrivalled expertise in migrating ageing legacy data and data trapped/locked on tape (regardless of media type or data format) from physical tape media to storage in a cloud based solution.

Why Microsoft Azure?

Our alliance with Microsoft Azure combines Tape Ark’s unique and tape data liberation expertise and our desire to provide real solutions to our customers with Microsoft Azure’s strength in cloud services that leverage proprietary Microsoft technologies.  For organisations heavily reliant on or integrated with Microsoft products, ingest to the Azure cloud platform can ensure ease of migration and a seamless transition.  

Azure products include: 

Azure Storage - A range of secure, massively scalable cloud storage for your data, apps, and workloads:

  • Flexible – multiple storage tiers and options

  • Azure Data Box – secure, ruggedized appliance for Azure data transfer

  • Azure Data Lake Storage – massively scalable, secure data lake functionality

  • Azure Blob Storage – REST-based object storage for unstructured data

  • Azure Archive Storage – for rarely accessed data

Azure Analytics – a range of products that gather, store, process, analyze, and visualize data of any variety, volume, or velocity and include:

  • Azure HDInsight: Process data with open source analytics solutions including Apache Hadoop, Spark, and Kafka

  • Azure Artificial Intelligence: Machine Learning, Azure Databricks & Cognitive Services (language, speech, vision, search)

  • Azure Data Factory: Extract, transform and publish the data for analysis

  • Azure Stream Analytics: Real-time analytics service to process data

  • Azure Analysis Services: Analyse and visualize your data

Learn more about Microsoft Azure here.
Learn more about Microsoft Azure Regions and Locations here.