How to Setup Microsoft Azure in Kenya

Cloud computing has become a cornerstone of technological innovation and business transformation. Microsoft Azure Cloud, a leading cloud platform, offers various services and solutions to individuals, organizations, and developers in Kenya. This article provides a comprehensive guide on how to set up and leverage Microsoft Azure Cloud services in Kenya.

Setup and Use Microsoft Azure in Kenya

1. Create a Microsoft Azure account

Visit the Microsoft Azure website to create an account.

Click the “Start free” or “Sign up” button to create a new account.

Follow the instructions to provide the necessary information and create your account.

2. Choose a subscription

Once your account is created, sign in to the Azure portal using your account credentials.

Click on “Subscriptions” in the left-hand menu.

If you have a free subscription, it should be listed there. Otherwise, click “Add” to select a subscription plan that suits your needs.

Microsoft Azure Cloud

3. Set up resources

In the Azure portal, you can set up various resources such as virtual machines, databases, storage accounts, etc.

Click on “Create a resource” to browse and select the type of resource you want to set up.

Follow the prompts to configure the resource according to your requirements.

4. Configure network and security

Microsoft Azure Cloud provides various networking and security features to secure your resources.

Explore the Networking and Security & Compliance sections in the Azure portal to configure these settings.

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5. Deploy applications

Azure supports various application deployment methods, including virtual machines, containers, and serverless computing.