Category Archive: Azure Stack

Dec 14

Azure Stack: A summary of key benefits.

Intro By now most organizations know what Azure Stack is and how they can use its foundational services. But what about all the additional benefits you instantly get by using Azure Stack with its new service provider orientated Cloud model? Flexible cloud benefits which are not available in traditional IT environments are now delivered as …

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Nov 10

Azure Stack – Cloud choices and model

Private or hosted Big guy Deploying Azure Stack yourself and aligning the business requires a large capital investment. It depends on the initial deployment, but we can assume that a game changing product such as Azure Stack, which can be instantly extended by adding physical servers, will over time grow beyond a rack and eventually ends up …

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Oct 09

Azure Stack – Thoughts about an Integrated System

Many people were disappointed when Microsoft made the announcement that Azure Stack is being delivered as part of an integrated hardware system at GA from Dell, Hardware and Lenovo. For good reason. It was indirectly advertised and understood by many as the new ‘Windows Azure Pack’ (WAP). Allowing you to deploy it on own hardware …

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Mar 23

The need for Azure Stack – Part 2: Not your average Stack

Azure Stack With the shifting cloud landscape and recent application developments addressed in ‘Part 1‘ of this blog, I can finally talk about Azure Stack’s impact and advantages in the big cloud game. It is Microsoft’s own ‘software-defined data center’ (SDDC) stack with Azure services, brought to your private or hosted cloud. Yes, you heard right; …

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Mar 17

The need for Azure Stack – Part 1: Business value

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