Office365 FAQs - What is Microsoft AZURE? Does moving to O365 include AZURE?

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‚ÄčAzure is a generic cloud sandbox hosted by Microsoft. Almost any application can be hosted in the cloud with a combination of the right team, security, governance, and authority to operate (ATO); however shifting several of the USCG’s applications towards Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services, or Google Cloud is a complex concept that is only in its infancy.

Only the Global Access List used for authentication will exist on Azure as a part of this project; however, the Cloud Access Point established through the GAL provides an express route to Azure that simplifies future Azure projects.