Today, you have the ability to deploy and scale computing resources rapidly without the expensive and tedious work of building a mini datacentre,. Best of all, you can save the costs of running servers with idle capacity due to variable workloads.
To make the dynamic provisioning simpler in the Cloud for infrastructure providers (including service providers who offer dedicated servers, VPS or IaaS). Plesk has Ready-To-Use VM Images to deploy on Microsoft Windows Azure.
3 Operating Platforms
- Linux (Ubuntu)
- Linux (Centos).
2 Ways to Deploy Plesk
- Webhost – Pay more with Azure with Plesk License – suitable for short use (less than 12 mths)
- BYOL – Bring Your Own License – recommend for longer use (more than 12 mths). See Below on Plesk Website
Differences between Plesk Web Admin, Web Pro and Web Host
Plesk Web Admin Edition is for basic management of simple websites and your domains, without the extended tools and features.
Plesk Web Pro Edition is for those who need the full flexibility to build, secure and run highly optimized and customized websites. Get all the features, including the full WordPress Toolkit, to mass-manage and automate your projects.
Plesk Web Host Edition for Web Hosters to customize, provision, and manage hosting businesses. Get maximum flexibility, access to the domain management tools, and the full WordPress Toolkit to support your multi-tenant, “install anything” business model.
Installing Plesk on Microsoft Azure (Linux/Windows)
Microsoft shows you how easy it is to create a Windows virtual machine (VM) from a Plesk-published image by using the Azure Portal.