Understanding Azure and Office 365
Azure is an extension of Office 365 and is Microsoft’s cloud platform. It allows the hybrid active directory infrastructure and extends it, and provides single sign-on to third-party applications, those that are outer than Microsoft applications. Since Office 365 is a SaaS application, Azure perfectly integrates the Office 365 infrastructure which helps build a reliable system and is cost-effective.
Microsoft Azure is a web-scale cloud service that helps deploy and manage applications through Microsoft's network of knowledge centers globally. Azure’s versatile platform is often used to run applications on cloud or improve existing applications with cloud capabilities.
Azure and Office 365 give you the freedom from managing your servers, as these are managed by Microsoft and you can be more focused on revenue building.