Azure Foundation Scaffolding

Move to the cloud with confidence

When it comes to operating efficiently and securely, the set-up and configuration of your cloud-based workloads is extremely important. If your Azure instance isn’t properly configured from the outset, you could be paying too much, exposing your business to security and compliance risks, and limiting the benefits which Azure has to offer.

To build the best Azure environment, you need the best foundation

A Forrester survey found that almost half (49%) of enterprises don’t have a formal cloud operations plan; and exactly half lack an active knowledge based of cloud best-practices1.

Launching to the cloud with less than best practice leads to all sorts of challenges down the road. Our team has meet customers overpaying their Azure bill by $70,000, another customer burned through $2.5 million in Azure consumption in two days, while using a preview feature in Azure due to a lack of governance and release management process. Within a third customer’s environment we discovered they had credentials for sale on the dark web.

Don’t make the same mistakes your competitors have, contact an Azure Specialist today.


Optimise your Azure configuration from the outset with Data#3’s Azure Foundation service

If you’re just getting started with Azure, the expert team at Data#3 will ensure you get it right the first time and help you optimise every element of your Azure investment from the onset. Our Azure Foundation service includes best practice set-up of:

  • Subscription topology, tenancy and administrators

  • Controls, policies and governance

  • Naming, roles and responsibilities

  • Security

  • Storage and backup

  • Availability and continuity

  • Preparing, transitioning and right-sizing workloads

  • Tagging resources

  • Usage, costs and reporting



How can we support your cloud journey?

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Why choose Data#3 as your Azure partner?

Scale and certification

We are the largest Microsoft partner in Australia, a Microsoft Gold Data Centre and Gold Cloud Platform partner, and have extensive Microsoft competencies.


We have worked with a range of customers throughout the Asia Pacific Region to transform how they operate in a Hybrid IT environment across a wide range of industries.

Structured methodology

Recognising that every business is different, and at a different stage of cloud migration, we employ our proven Cloud Methodology Framework to help you migrate in a way that’s appropriate for your business.

Education and ongoing improvement

We work closely with you to ensure maximum uptake of your new cloud infrastructure within your business, and also use the Azure SaaS Resolve lifecycle service to monitor and solve issues in order to continually maximise usage and value.

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