Ensuring optimal configuration of the cloud environment is of paramount importance for organizations embarking on a cloud adoption journey. Microsoft Azure provides a consistent cloud experience for customers, backed by enterprise-class technologies, excellent security, and customizable configuration options to meet diverse customer requirements. Azure has several built-in features and services that can be leveraged by organizations to meet most of their security and compliance requirements. Following best practices with these services will help organizations ensure that their cloud environment is operating at optimal efficiency levels.
This white paper will discuss the 10 most common Azure misconfigurations that are overlooked by cloud engineers and how they can be addressed efficiently. The typical misconfigurations are broadly classified under three categories: security, cost, and operational best practices.