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In Conclusion

​Henson Group helps educational institutions increase cash flow with our free migration, free consumption, and licensing discounts. At the same time, we also reduce the risk of migrating to the cloud because we are Microsoft Certified Cloud Experts, have years of education experience, and provide you with unlimited support.

A Good Fit for Education


Azure is a completely open cloud platform and completely compatible with Linux products, like CentOS, Oracle, Ubuntu, and more! Plus, Azure lets your researchers run opensource tools and kits too, like OpenJDK, Python,NodeJS and more. With Azure, you won’t be forced to choose between housing your data or operations internally or migrating to the cloud. You can take advantage of Azure’s hybrid capabilities to maximize your cloud computing investment where it makes sense for your institution.


Azure helps educators reduce overhead costs associated with data storage, server maintenance, and networking—saving money on operations budgets that can be tight in the public sector. Azure’s pay-as-you-go pricing means you only pay for what you use: you can change your Azure solution in minutes to reflect seasonal usage instead of paying year round based on your peak demand.


Azure’s compliance coverage is more comprehensive than any other cloud provider, meeting a range of international and industry-specific standards, like FERPA. Security and Privacy are built into the Microsoft Azure Platform through Azure Security Center, giving you complete visibility and control over security threats. Plus, Azure uses industry-standard protocols to encrypt data in transit and at rest.

Lab Services

Enables you to easily run a class, set up a training lab, or host a hackathon in the cloud that your students and users can access from anywhere, any time. Roll out and scale your lab from anywhere to hundreds of VMs with a single click. Manage your lab budget with usage control features. Invite users to access lab resources right away.


Azure Virtual Desktop is a comprehensive desktop and app virtualization service that runs in the cloud, delivering simplified management, multi-session Windows 10, optimizations for Office 365 ProPlus, and support for Remote Desktop Services environments anywhere. Deploy a complete, intelligent solution that enhances creativity and collaboration.

Data Storage

Azure is a technology platform that allows you to develop computing and data storage tasks in the cloud across a network of secure, Microsoft-managed datacenters. With Microsoft Azure, you can complete cloud computing tasks at any scale and on-demand using a pay-as-you-go plan.     Azure is ideal for educational institutions because it gives them the computing power of enterprise-level businesses without putting strain on their limited budgets.


Innovating the student experience

An Educator’s Ultimate Partner

We spoke with leaders at both private and public institutions – to take a pulse on pandemic-inspired changes within higher education, where nearly 50% of respondents anticipate making difficult but transformational changes in their institutions in the next 12 months. This interview series highlights everything from evolving approaches to serving and engaging students to operating model transformation.  In addition, our Microsoft licensing program provides the the same discounts, credits, and benefits as a Microsoft MCA agreement.  Contact us today to discover how we can help you prepare for the digital future. 

In education, there is no better time than now to think about the future. Empower your students to take hold of their futures with Microsoft Azure, a platform that offers all the tools required to elevate, enhance and enable remote learning.

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