IDU now available in the Microsoft Azure Marketplace

Microsoft Azure customers worldwide now gain access to IDU’s Empowered Financial Management Solutions to take advantage of the scalability, reliability, and agility of Microsoft Azure to drive application development and shape business strategies.


CAPE TOWN, South Africa — June 24, 2021 — IDU Holdings today announced the availability of idu-Concept in the Microsoft Azure Marketplace, an online store that provides applications and services for use on Microsoft Azure. IDU customers can now take advantage of the productive and trusted Azure cloud platform, with streamlined deployment and management.


The addition of idu-Concept to the Microsoft Azure Marketplace brings a leading budgeting, forecasting, reporting, and modelling solution to the Azure community. The flagship idu-Concept product provides easy, effective budgeting and financial reporting for medium-sized to large businesses. The solution is presented through a user-friendly web-based platform and offers real-time aggregation and consolidation of budget values through easy-to-use point-and-click reporting. idu-Concept integrates easily with ERP software, can be implemented quickly, requires little to no ongoing consulting fees, and can reduce budgeting cycles from months to weeks.


“Today more than ever, having the ability to make real-time informed decisions based on a single version of the truth and using trusted cloud-based technology is the key to business success and agility,” said Kevin Phillips, CEO, IDU Holdings.

Sajan Parihar, Senior Director, Microsoft Azure Platform at Microsoft Corp said, “We’re pleased to welcome IDU and idu-Concept to the Microsoft Azure Marketplace, which gives our partners great exposure to cloud customers around the globe. Azure Marketplace offers world-class quality experiences from global trusted partners with solutions tested to work seamlessly with Azure.”


The Azure Marketplace is an online market for buying and selling cloud solutions certified to run on Azure. The Azure Marketplace helps connect companies seeking innovative, cloud-based solutions with partners who have developed solutions that are ready to use.


About IDU

IDU delivers packaged budgeting, forecasting, performance management, and reporting tools to simplify financial management. IDU’s tools are easy for both financial and non-financial managers to use and understand. IDU has achieved Microsoft Gold competencies in Application Development, Application Integration, Data Analytics, and Data Platform, demonstrating a ‘best-in-class’ ability and commitment to meet Microsoft customers’ evolving needs in today’s mobile-first, cloud-first world and distinguishing itself within a small percentage of the Microsoft partner ecosystem.