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When you need a highly-reliable cloud messaging service between applications, Azure Service Bus is the platform to depend on. Find out how our expertise can help you leverage this potent tool for efficient integration in your integration projects.

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Comprehensive support for your Azure Service Bus Integration projects

We provide comprehensive support for your Azure Service Bus integration projects, ensuring that your business leverages the full potential of this robust cloud messaging service. Our offer includes:

Simplify Enterprise Cloud Messaging with Azure Service Bus

Azure Service Bus stands out as a fully managed enterprise integration message broker with the capability to decouple applications and services. This decoupling enables flexible system design and independent scaling of applications, which is particularly beneficial for businesses with dynamic needs. The tool also brings several other benefits to its users, including:

Maximized
system independence

Azure Service Bus fosters application independence through its messaging infrastructure, enabling loosely coupled communication and allowing applications to operate autonomously, unaffected by changes in others.

Guaranteed
message delivery

Azure Service Bus provides reliable messaging that guarantees the delivery of messages even in the event of a failure or network outage. This ensures that the integration project runs smoothly and without interruption.

Scalability

Azure Service Bus can scale to handle large volumes of messages and can handle sudden spikes in traffic. This makes it ideal for integration projects that need to handle a high volume of messages.

Support
for multiple protocols

Azure Service Bus supports multiple messaging protocols such as AMQP, HTTP, and MQTT, allowing you to choose the one that best suits your integration needs.

Security

Azure Service Bus provides robust security features such as access control and encryption to ensure that messages are delivered securely.

Monitoring
and analytics

Azure Service Bus provides detailed monitoring and analytics capabilities that allow you to monitor the performance of your integration project and identify any issues or bottlenecks.

Diverse Integration Possibilities

Azure Service Bus and our accompanying integration services are designed to facilitate a wide range of integration projects, particularly those that require reliable message delivery between applications and services. Here are some examples:

Enterprise Application Integration (EAI)

to integrate disparate systems and applications

Business-to-Business (B2B) Integration

to connect external partners, suppliers, and customers for B2B scenarios

Event-driven architecture

to implement event-driven architectures in your integration projects

Microservices integration

to integrate microservices-based applications

Internet of Things (IoT) Integration

to integrate IoT devices and applications

Hybrid integration

to integrate on-premises and cloud-based applications

Legacy system integration

to integrate with legacy systems that do not support modern integration protocols

Distributed systems

to manage and mediate communications, ensuring reliability and scalability

Real-time applications

to ensure that all messages are delivered and processed in a timely manner and prevent delays

Opt for Our Azure Service Bus Integration Expertise

Extensive expertise

Our experienced team has in-depth knowledge of Azure Service Bus, allowing us to create tailored integration solutions that leverage the platform’s capabilities effectively.

Proven track record

With a solid history of successful integration projects, we consistently meet deadlines, ensure data integrity, and enable seamless communication between systems.

Tailored solutions

We customize our approach to understand your unique business needs, optimizing integration for maximum efficiency and productivity.

Reliable message queuing

Leveraging Azure Service Bus’s robust message queuing capabilities, we ensure secure and reliable communication between distributed applications, minimizing data loss or disruptions.

Seamless system integration

Our Azure Service Bus integration expertise simplifies complex integration challenges, whether it’s connecting on-premises applications with cloud services or enabling communication across multiple cloud environments.

24/7/365 support

We prioritize customer satisfaction by providing ongoing support to ensure the long-term success of your integration solution, offering assistance and guidance whenever needed.

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Performance examples

50 +

integrated systems in one project

300 +

integration interfaces in a single project

1 000 000 +

transactions monthly on one payment rail

< 20 ms

max. allowed delay in information propagation

Testimonials

“Through all these years of cooperation, Multishoring has proven to be a very reliable and competent IT partner for us”

Tomaz Praprotnik
Head of Integration CoE at Pernod-Ricard

Hire the Best Azure Service Bus Integration Specialists

By leveraging Azure Service Bus’s robust features and capitalizing on our expertise, you can achieve efficient integration, enhance productivity, and foster greater connectivity. Hire us and count on a professional team of Azure Service Bus integration specialists who will help you deliver all these benefits predictably, using best practices, on time, and meeting all your business expectations.

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    FAQ

    Frequently Asked Questions

    What is Azure Service Bus?

    Azure Service Bus is a messaging service that is hosted in the cloud and provided by Microsoft Azure. It facilitates communication and exchange of messages between different applications or services, regardless of where they are located in a distributed environment. Azure Service Bus supports several patterns, including request/response, publish/subscribe, and message queuing, and it offers various features such as message expiration, duplicate detection, and message ordering. In addition, Azure Service Bus provides enterprise-level features like transaction support, message sessions, and dead-lettering.

    What is the difference between Azure Service Bus and Azure Logic Apps?

    Azure Service Bus and Azure Logic Apps are integral parts of Microsoft’s Azure cloud platform, designed to handle communication between services and process automation, respectively. Azure Service Bus acts as a robust message broker, controlling the flow of information between services and ensuring it can handle high volumes of data without overloading the system. When certain triggers are activated, such as ‘a new customer is created’, Azure Logic Apps comes into play, processing the queued data from Service Bus and moving it from point A to point B. This system provides a dependable method for managing and processing information even under heavy load.

    For instance, imagine a retail store having to send Point of Sale (PoS) transactions from the store to the back office system at the end of the day. If the volume of transactions is large, say 25,000 transactions, the ERP system may struggle to process this volume effectively. Here, Azure Service Bus comes in, queuing the transactions to manage the load efficiently. Similarly, in a scenario where an ERP system has to send information to a website which is temporarily down for maintenance, Azure Service Bus can hold the information in a queue until the website is ready to receive the information again. In both these scenarios, Azure Logic Apps would take over once the Service Bus has queued the information, facilitating the movement of the data to its appropriate destination.

    What are the capabilities of Azure Service Bus?

    The key capabilities of the Microsoft Azure Service Bus include:

    • Service bus queues: This is the core feature of Azure Service Bus that provides a reliable and secure way to exchange messages between different components of an application. Service Bus Queues enable decoupling of application components and provide load-leveling capabilities to handle spikes in message volume.
    • Topics and subscriptions: Azure Service Bus supports publish-subscribe messaging pattern through topics and subscriptions. Topics are used to group related messages, and subscriptions enable multiple receivers to receive messages from the same topic.
    • Relay: Azure Service Bus Relay enables hybrid applications to securely communicate with on-premises resources without exposing them to the internet.
    • Dead-lettering: Azure Service Bus provides a dead-lettering capability to handle messages that cannot be processed, enabling applications to identify and diagnose errors.
    • Session state: Azure Service Bus provides session state capabilities that enable ordered delivery of messages to a specific recipient, which is useful for scenarios such as processing orders or transactions.
    • Partitioning: Azure Service Bus allows for partitioning of messaging entities, such as queues and topics, which enables scaling of messaging workloads and ensures high availability.
    • Scheduled messages: Azure Service Bus enables the scheduling of messages for future delivery, which is useful for scenarios such as sending notifications or reminders.

    How does Azure Service Bus Integration work?

    Azure Service Bus Integration allows applications to communicate using different messaging protocols and patterns. This can be achieved through Azure Functions, Logic Apps, .NET applications, the Service Bus REST API, or Azure Event Grid. Messages can be stored in queues or topics until processed by consumer applications using point-to-point, publish/subscribe, or request/response messaging patterns.

    What are the benefits of using Azure Service Bus Integration?

    There are several benefits of using Azure Service Bus Integration, including:

    • Decoupling of applications: Azure Service Bus Integration allows applications to communicate without having to know the details of each other’s implementation, resulting in loose coupling and greater flexibility.
    • Scalability and reliability: Azure Service Bus Integration provides a highly scalable messaging platform that can handle large volumes of messages and adapt to changing workloads. The platform also guarantees message delivery, even in the event of failures or outages.
    • Security: Azure Service Bus Integration provides security features such as encryption, access control, and firewalls to protect messages and prevent unauthorized access.
    • Support for multiple messaging patterns: Azure Service Bus Integration supports multiple messaging patterns, such as point-to-point, publish/subscribe, and request/response, allowing for greater flexibility in message exchange.
    • Integration with other Azure services: Azure Service Bus can be easily integrated with other Azure services, such as Azure Functions, Logic Apps, and Event Grid, to build complex workflows and solutions.
    • Message transformation and routing: Azure Service Bus Integration provides message transformation capabilities, allowing applications to transform messages between different formats or protocols. Also, Azure Service Bus Integration enables messages to be routed based on specific criteria, such as message properties or content, to specific queues or topics.
    • Dead-lettering: It is another very useful feature of Azure Service Bus, allowing messages that cannot be processed to be moved to a separate queue for further analysis.
    • Cost-effective: Azure Service Bus Integration is a cost-effective solution for messaging, as it eliminates the need for expensive infrastructure and maintenance costs associated with managing a messaging platform.

    What types of applications can be integrated with Azure Service Bus Integration?

    Azure Service Bus can be used to integrate a wide variety of applications, including:

    • Cloud-based applications: Azure Service Bus Integration can be used to enable communication between different cloud-based applications, such as web applications, mobile applications, and IoT devices.
    • On-premises applications: Azure Service Bus Integration can be used to connect on-premises applications to the cloud, enabling hybrid integration scenarios.
    • Enterprise applications: Azure Service Bus Integration can be used to connect different enterprise applications, such as ERP, CRM, and HR systems, allowing them to exchange information and automate business processes.
    • Legacy applications: Azure Service Bus Integration can be used to modernize legacy applications by enabling them to communicate with modern cloud-based applications and services.
    • Partner applications: Azure Service Bus Integration can be used to integrate partner applications, such as those from suppliers or vendors, allowing for seamless communication and collaboration.
    • Third-party applications: Azure Service Bus Integration can be used to connect third-party applications, such as SaaS applications, to other applications within an organization.

    Can Azure Service Bus be used with non-Microsoft technologies?

    Azure Service Bus is not limited to Microsoft technologies and can be used with a variety of non-Microsoft technologies and programming languages. This is made possible by the fact that Azure Service Bus supports multiple messaging protocols, including open standards such as Advanced Message Queuing Protocol (AMQP) and MQTT, which are widely used in the industry.

    For instance, Java, Python, Node.js, and other programming languages can use the Azure Service Bus Java SDK, Azure Service Bus Python SDK, or Azure Service Bus Node.js SDK to interact with Azure Service Bus. Additionally, the Service Bus REST API can be used to integrate with Azure Service Bus from any programming language or platform that supports HTTP/HTTPS.

    Moreover, Azure Service Bus offers integration with other Azure services, such as Azure Functions and Azure Logic Apps, which can be used to create event-driven workflows and integrations with non-Microsoft technologies.

    What are the different pricing tiers for Azure Service Bus and what features are included in each?

    Azure Service Bus offers three different pricing tiers:

    • Basic: The Basic tier is designed for low throughput messaging scenarios and offers a cost-effective option for small-scale applications. It includes features such as queues, topics, subscriptions, and dead-lettering, as well as a limited number of connections and messages per day.
    • Standard: The Standard tier provides a higher level of performance and scalability than the Basic tier. It includes all the features of the Basic tier, as well as support for advanced messaging scenarios such as partitioned queues and topics, session state management, and duplicate detection. The Standard tier also offers more connections and messages per day than the Basic tier.
    • Premium: The Premium tier is designed for mission-critical messaging scenarios that require high availability and low latency. It includes all the features of the Standard tier, as well as additional features such as scheduled messages, auto-forwarding, and message deferral. The Premium tier also provides higher throughput and lower latency than the Standard tier, as well as support for features such as geo-disaster recovery.

    The price of Azure Service Bus is calculated based on a few factors, including the chosen pricing tier, usage volume, and messaging features utilized. In addition to these usage-based charges, there may be additional charges for features such as transactional messages, large message support, and duplicate detection. You can find out more about Azure Service Bus pricing on this page.

    If it’s unclear, you can reach out to our experienced team of Azure Service Bus consultants with any questions you have related to Azure Service Bus pricing or your integration projects in progress or planned. We will be happy to provide you with assistance!