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a2zManaged | Your Azure environment, managed by our cloud experts


a2zManaged: Let us manage, optimise, and protect your Azure environment from A to Z

Keeping your Microsoft Azure environment operational and secure takes a significant amount of time and resources – especially when you don’t have a reliable technology partner to assist you. At BUI, we’re committed to helping small and medium-sized businesses, corporate enterprises, and non-profits leverage the full power of Azure to fuel productivity and growth.

Our Azure managed services offering, a2zManaged, is designed for customers who need assistance with the day-to-day management, optimisation, and protection of their Azure estates – and it’s backed by our dedicated Cloud Centre of Excellence to ensure the highest standards of service delivery.


You can choose an a2zManaged package to suit your business requirements

Our Azure managed services adhere to the principles of the Microsoft Cloud Adoption Framework, in compliance with its three cloud operations disciplines: Inventory and Visibility, Operational Compliance, and Protection and Recovery. 

By establishing and maintaining Azure controls and processes in line with Microsoft’s recommendations and best practices, we can ensure that your Azure environment is well-managed at all times. There are three a2zManaged tiers available: Free, Standard, and Premium.

a2zManaged | Free

The basic tier of a2zManaged is provided free of charge to BUI CSP customers only. It includes selected Managed Support Services, a Power Hour, a Service Review, and the option of the BUI Cloud Management Platform* as an add-on.

  • Managed Support Services for platform incidents
  • Managed Support Services for service incidents
  • Managed Support Services for service requests
  • A Power Hour info session with a BUI expert
  • A Service Review (half-yearly)

* The BUI Cloud Management Platform enables customers to manage and monitor their private, public, hosted, and hybrid cloud resources through a single interface. It has fine-grained functionality for cloud orchestration, governance, policy administration, cost management, and reporting, as well as self-service capabilities for real-time, granular control.

a2zManaged | Standard

The core tier of a2zManaged is designed for customers who want BUI to manage their Azure environment with a defined service-level agreement (SLA). It includes baseline and enhanced baseline management, with an emphasis on platform operations and workload operations.

  • Managed Support Services for platform incidents, service incidents, and service requests
  • BUI Cloud Management Platform, Infrastructure Review, Service Review (quarterly)
  • Managed Virtual Machines, including Operating System Support and VM Networking
  • Managed Cloud Network, including Network Configuration and Change Management
  • Managed Identity Security, including Role-Based Access Control and Identity Protection

a2zManaged | Premium

The top tier of a2zManaged is designed for customers who want BUI to manage their Azure environment with a defined SLA and an additional focus on infrastructure security. It includes everything in the Standard tier (baseline and enhanced baseline platform and workload management) as well as the following:

  • Cloud Security Posture Management
  • Cloud Workload Protection
  • Cloud Infrastructure Auditing and Logging
  • Policy-Driven Security for Cloud Infrastructure
  • 24/7/365 BUI Support for Service Incidents


BUI is a Microsoft Azure Expert Managed Services Provider

As a Microsoft Azure Expert Managed Services Provider, BUI ranks among Microsoft’s top-tier cloud partners. The Microsoft Azure Expert MSP programme recognises only those partners capable of delivering the highest quality of managed end-to-end Azure services, from initial planning and design through to implementation, operation, and optimisation. Our teams are trusted to guide customers through every stage of their Azure journey.



In the old days, we would have had to create an IT department of 40 people to do what BUI does for us. Now, we can purchase it as a service.

Frans de Wet | Senior Manager for IT Shared Services | Clickatell


Peace of mind to focus on your business while experts manage your Azure environment

With a2zManaged, you gain a cloud partner with more than 20 years of experience in the technology sector. You also gain a team of Azure specialists who will handle the day-to-day tasks required to keep your Azure environment stable, secure, and primed for optimal performance so that you can focus on your core business concerns. Choose BUI as your Azure managed services partner to benefit from predictable pricing, proactive monitoring and maintenance, and professional guidance.


We can help you track and forecast your Azure consumption for more predictable expenditure

We can monitor your Azure applications and services to evaluate their health and performance

We can patch, update, and maintain your Azure resources to maximise stability and reliability

We can troubleshoot problems, resolve incidents, and address technical issues in a timely manner

We can provide strategic guidance to help you adapt to the rapidly evolving cloud technology landscape


Why choose BUI as your Azure managed services partner?

In addition to being a Microsoft Azure Expert MSP, BUI is a Microsoft Solutions Partner for Business Applications, Data & AI (Azure), Digital & App Innovation (Azure), Infrastructure (Azure), Modern Work, and Security – with certified expertise across the Microsoft cloud stack, a track record of success on three continents, and an accomplished team of Azure technologists. Our cloud accolades include:


See how we’re helping customers to achieve more with Azure

Here at BUI, our cloud architects, consultants and engineers are known for their focus, their exceptional standards of work, and their determination to help customers derive maximum value from every cloud resource. Browse through our Azure case studies to see how we’re transforming, modernising, and managing complex cloud environments for business organisations across the world.


Explore perspectives and commentary from our cloud specialists

Our cloud specialists leverage formidable Azure skills and diverse project experience to provide comprehensive guidance to customers. They’re also renowned for the Azure insights they share on leading technology portals and blogs. Take a look at our team’s most popular articles.


Ready to discuss a2zManaged with our Azure managed services team?

From foundational support and monitoring to full-scale cloud management and continuous optimisation, a2zManaged offers you all the help you need from an award-winning Microsoft Azure Expert MSP. Fill in the form alongside and our Azure managed services team will reach out directly to arrange a discussion.