Microsoft´s Azure Stack is a public/private cloud hybrid solution that allows companies to build their own private clouds. They may also use the same software being utilized on Azure’s public crowd.
For the launch Microsoft will limit Azure Stack to HPE, Lenovo and Dell as partnering server vendors. Azure stack will run not run on any other servers. The announcement was made on July 12, during Microsoft’s Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC).
Previously, Microsoft had said that customers could use the hardware of their choice. Moreover, some users were able to get it to work on various servers.
But Microsoft wants to minimize complexity, which is why they finally decided to partner only with three vendors and delivering it as a turnkey bundle.
Microsoft believes this decision will optimize results. For customers already using Microsoft’s Cloud Platform System, the transition to Azure Stack should be seamless. Both CPS and Windows Azure Pack can be used in conjunction with Azure Stack. In fact, Microsoft shared that CPS systems won’t need to
Both CPS and Windows Azure Pack can be used in conjunction with Azure Stack. In fact, Microsoft shared that CPS systems won’t need to