Gartner recently published their Magic Quadrant for Cloud Infrastructure as a Service and Microsoft has been named a Leader based on the completeness of our vision and ability to execute in the IaaS market for the second year in a row.
Last week during /build, we announced support for Open Source Cloud Foundry and are excited that Cloud Foundry was part of this announcement as we’ve heard that customers would like to use Azure for running or extending their Cloud Foundry deployments.
Over the last few months we have worked in close partnership with these application groups at Microsoft to enable you to deploy best-in-class disaster recovery and availability solutions with ASR.
Today at Ignite, Brad Anderson – CVP of Microsoft’s Cloud and Enterprise division – laid out the key attributes of what makes for an intelligent cloud in today’s mobile-first cloud-first world.
Announcing public preview for template-based deployments of Compute, Networking and Storage, using the Azure Resource Manager to transform building, deploying and managing large-scale complex applications into simple actions.
A few weeks back, we announced the availability of Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 and LCS Solutions in the Azure Marketplace. Within a single portal, you can discover, deploy, and manage Microsoft Dynamics on Azure.
In order for us to deliver a superior experience for leveraging Azure as your Disaster Recovery site, we brought together a broad range of expertise from multiple teams. With what we’ve been able to achieve together, we see Azure Site Recovery (ASR) has an exciting new beginning.
As an enabling technology for AoD, Azure Site Recovery provides a unified solution to replicate Hyper-V and VMware virtual machines and physical servers to Azure, enabling workload-aware recovery and migration for your heterogeneous IT environments.
This article shows how to leverage Azure SIte Recover and SQL Always On Availability Groups for end to end Application Recovery
As a part of our partnership, Microsoft has worked with the Docker community to port the Docker client to Windows, making it easy to manage Docker hosts and containers for those using Windows as their development machines.