Azure Managed Services

Get the support you need from an Azure Expert MSP 

As Azure Expert Managed Service Provider (MSP), our job is to make sure your Azure environment never skips a beat. We’re one of only a handful of Microsoft partners globally to be recognised as an Azure Expert MSP. This accreditation highlights Microsoft’s most capable Azure partners by ensuring that they meet the most stringent requirements of any Microsoft program. What’s best is this status gives us access to exclusive Microsoft assessments and funding to support your Azure environment. 

Managed Azure to the Well Architected Framework

Our team of Azure experts will ensure your environment is aligned to Microsoft's best practice; we do that by continually monitoring against the 6 Well-Architected Framework pillars. You’ll receive regular optimisation reports, updates on how your environment is scoring in each area and feedback about the work we're doing.


Design and operate mission-critical systems with confidence 


We help you build and manage proactively secured workloads in Azure 

Cost Optimisation

Manage and optimise your cloud costs to focus on what matters most 

Operational Excellence

Ensure your applications run effectively across infrastructures, so customers benefit from an optimised experience 

Performance Efficiency

Prioritise scalability with design and implementation, to lower maintenance costs, increase agility, and improve user experience 


Use regular sustainability reports to monitor your carbon emissions. We’ll advise you on the greenest ways to optimise your Azure environment.

How we manage your environment

Leave the hard work for us. We use industry-leading tools to manage your Azure environment.

Azure Monitor

We monitor your resources to ensure you’re ‘rightsized’ – and only paying for the compute power you need. 

Microsoft Defender for Cloud

Finds weak spots across your cloud configuration and strengthens the security posture of your environment. 

Log Analytics

Automated policies and rules to control your costs – such as shutting down resources outside of core business hours. 

"Cloud Direct offered the online real-time portal, which is fantastic because it empowers us to see what the consumption is, how it relates to budget and what the ongoing costs are."
Avril Chester - IT Director, Scope

Top 5 benefits of Azure Managed Service 

To help you understand the value of an Azure Managed Service, we’ve compiled the top 5 benefits of Azure Managed Service.

Speak to an expert

We know we’re a bit special. We’ll give you something our competitors won’t. But we don’t want them to see it. Get in touch to discover the full details of our managed service, we promise you won’t be disappointed.