Microsoft Azure Arc serves as a bridge that extends the Azure platform so users can build applications and services with the flexibility to run across datacenters, edge, and multi-cloud environments. Users can develop cloud-native applications with a consistent development, operations, and security model. Azure Arc runs on new and existing hardware, virtualization, and Kubernetes platforms, IoT devices and integrated systems. 

In a study commissioned this year entitled The Total Economic Impact of Microsoft Azure Arc for Security and Governance, Forrester Consulting interviewed four organizations with experience using Azure Arc. The organizations serve global markets in manufacturing, energy, and financial services. According to the collected data, Azure Arc showed:  

  • A 206 percent return on investment over three years with payback in less than six months 
  • A 30 percent gain in productivity for IT operations employees 
  • An 80 percent reduction in risk of data breach from unsecured infrastructure 
  • A 15 percent reduction in spending on third-party tools, saving on expenses 

As a Microsoft Gold Partner, 2W Tech can help you with your Microsoft Azure needs. We are also a technology solutions provider who specializes in solutions for the manufacturing industry. Contact us today to learn more about Microsoft Azure and what it can do for your manufacturing operations. 

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