As business apps mushroom across their IT landscape, businesses find it difficult to keep application latencies within acceptable limits and provide a uniform experience for users across company locations. And so was the case with many of Symphony SUMMIT's customers. As a provider of built-for-cloud solutions for IT services management, Symphony SUMMIT looked around for a â??Placeâ?? to host applications such that they are available to users almost 100% of the time. The search ended with the Microsoft Azure cloud platform.