Microsoft is an industry leader in IT certifications because of its innovative products and rock-solid recognition in the job market. Microsoft Azure is the cloud platform that is quickly becoming a platform of choice worldwide. Right now it is the second-largest platform in the industry but its phenomenal growth is quickly closing the gap with the top slot. With a 60% year-over-year growth, it is quickly expanding its footprint on the global cloud sphere. According to Microsoft, 95% of the Fortune 500 companies trust Azure as their preferred cloud platform.