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Successfully build and operate Azure Landing Zones

This checklist provides a complete guide to deploying Azure Cloud securely and efficiently in your organisation. Landing Zones enable the automation of basic security measures for each Azure subscription, while cloud users can only access and work with the services for which they are qualified. How to structure the organisation within the cloud platform, comply with relevant protocols, manage permissions and track monthly billing for cloud tenants is covered in Azure Landing Zone Essentials.

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Target Audience: Platform Engineers & Enterprise Architects


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Implementation of essential security measures for Azure Subscriptions

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Clear roadmap for your Azure Landing Zone

Step by step to your Azure Landing Zone


The Azure Landing Zone Essentials checklist serves as an indispensable resource for businesses planning to get started in the Azure Cloud. With do’s and don’ts for each critical aspect of the Azure Landing Zone, as well as a status section to track progress and planning, this checklist is designed to manage the complexities of a secure and effective cloud deployment. From defining responsibilities to managing security configurations and costs, the guide provides a comprehensive roadmap tailored to Azure Cloud implementation success.


  • Security and consistency: Ensure centralised requirements for secure scaling within the organisation through landing zones.
  • Shared responsibility model: understanding shared responsibility between the Cloud Foundation team and the application team, the key to a secure and efficient Cloud Foundation.
  • Resource hierarchy: Enables clear workload isolation and policy enforcement through a well-implemented resource hierarchy.
  • Security settings and geographical restrictions: Implement standard security settings, including service restrictions and geographical restrictions.
  • Transparency and traceability: collection and provision of relevant protocols for auditing purposes (audit logs)
  • Access rights and compliance: Alignment of processes with company policies, decisions on access rights to cloud tenants and digital assets.
  • Billing reports: Provide monthly billing reports for cloud tenants to the application teams, detailing all costs for the use of cloud resources.