Microsoft Corp. is pitching a new training course for those who want to become an “Azure Stack Operator”, ahead of the release of its new on-premises infrastructure offering. While Azure Stack has long been touted as being easy to set...Show More Summary
Oracle Corp. is wasting no time returning fire at Microsoft Corp.’s announcement last week of the availability of its Azure Stack on-premises cloud offering. The database and business software giant today is expanding the breadth ofShow More Summary
Managed services company Rackspace Inc. has wasted no time in announcing Fanatical Support services for Microsoft Azure Stack, just hours after the Redmond-based company said its on-premises cloud is finally ready to ship. Azure Stack can be thought of as Microsoft’s Azure cloud in a box. Show More Summary
More than two years after it was announced, Microsoft Corp.’s Azure Stack is ready to ship. Microsoft has called the on-premise version of its cloud stack its secret weapon against Amazon Web Services Inc. because it leverages Microsoft’s legacy data center customer base in a distinctive way. Show More Summary
Microsoft today announced that they have delivered the first release version of Azure Stack to its partners. Microsoft’s partners like HPE, Lenovo and Dell EMC will ship their integrated systems with Azure Stack in September. Microsoft also mentioned that Huawei and Cisco will also launch their Azure Stack systems in the near future. Show More Summary
Microsoft’s cloud strategy has long focused on the kind of hybrid cloud deployments that allow enterprises to run workloads in a public cloud like Azure and in their own data centers. Azure Stack, its project for bringing the core Azure services into the corporate data center, is the logical conclusion of this. Show More Summary
Microsoft's first three server partners are starting to take orders for Microsoft's hybrid-computing Azure Stack appliances.
Microsoft’s hybrid cloud effort pushed forward today, with the company announcing at its Inspire partner conference that customers can now order machines that run Azure Stack. The hardware, which has been produced in a partnership between Microsoft and server manufacturers, will essentially let customers run private instances of Microsoft Azure in their own data centers. […]
Microsoft's short list of vendors that will sell Azure Stack running on server hardware in customers' datacenters is gradually growing longer.
Avanade, a joint venture between Accenture and Microsoft, today announced the upcoming availability of a complete Microsoft Azure Stack solution from a single provider. This new Azure Stack solution from Avanade will offer an Azure-consistent experience at a competitive price point. Show More Summary
Microsoft has refreshed the preview of its Azure Stack hybrid computing appliance software and added previews of some new cloud services.
Azure Stack is one of Microsoft’s most ambitious projects in the data center space. The goal of Azure Stack is, at its core, to bring many of the features of Microsoft’s Azure cloud computing platform into the enterprise data center....Show More Summary
Microsoft today announced the release of Azure PaaS services for Azure Stack and a refresh to Azure Stack TP3. Microsoft last month released Azure Stack Technical Preview 3 (TP3) with support for more modern application capabilities along with infrastructure and security enhancements. Show More Summary
In an effort to modernize their IT systems the Pentagon’s Joint Regional Security Stacks will increasingly use cloud technology while the Pentagon itself move to more off-the-shelf technology such as Windows 10, said former DOD Chief Information Officer Terry Halvorsen. He noted that previously when using government-only systems by the time a technology was deployed it […]
Microsoft Corp. last week unveiled a new version of Azure Stack called Technical Preview 3. The new preview of its forthcoming Azure on-premises stack comes with a bunch of new updates, the promise of continuous updates and hints of the company’s pricing scheme for the service. Show More Summary
Microsoft today is releasing the third technical preview of Azure Stack, a package of software that mirrors Microsoft’s Azure public cloud services that organizations can run in their on-premises data centers. This is third preview of Azure Stack before it becomes generally available in mid-2017. In addition to launching the updated software, Microsoft is introducing […]
Microsoft today announced several new updates for Azure Stack, its private cloud offering. First, Microsoft is releasing Azure Stack Technical Preview 3 (TP3) which now supports more modern application capabilities along with infrastructure and security enhancements. Show More Summary
Microsoft is releasing Technical Preview 3 of its hybrid-computing Azure Stack platform, paving the way for mid-2017 general availability.
Cisco Systems Inc. has become the latest information technology firm to offer a system capable of running Microsoft Corp.’s hybrid cloud offering Azure Stack, which enables companies to run the Azure cloud and its software in companies’ own data centers. Show More Summary
Cisco today announced that it is expanding its Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS) Solutions portfolio by offering Microsoft Azure Stack on Cisco UCS via an integrated, validated system that enables business to deliver Microsoft Azure services from their on-premises data center. Read about some of the key benefits of Microsoft Azure Stack on Cisco UCS […]