Unify resource management with a flexible cloud-connected architecture
Modernize your edge computing environments
Integration with Azure Kubernetes Service enabled by Azure Arc to run cloud-native apps on premises.
Small form factor Azure Stack HCI nodes for intelligent edge and remote- or branch-office solutions.
Performance-optimization for managing on-premises workloads.
Flexible, large scale VDI platform and support for Azure Virtual Desktop on premises.
Extend your business to the cloud with an Azure hybrid solution
Meet regulatory and connectivity needs with flexibility
Simplify management with familiar tools
Deploy with flexible options
Comprehensive security and compliance, built in
Microsoft invests more than USD1 billion annually on cybersecurity research and development.
We employ more than 3,500 security experts who are dedicated to data security and privacy.
Flexible pricing and use cases with zero cost
Purchase an Azure subscription and activate only the cores you need for your hyperconverged infrastructure deployment (USD10 per physical core, per month). For Windows Server Datacenter, customers with Software Assurance get Azure Stack HCI at no additional cost.
Get started with an Azure free account
Start free. Get USD200 credit to use within 30 days. While you have your credit, get free amounts of many of our most popular services, plus free amounts of 55+ other services that are always free.
After your credit, move to pay as you go to keep building with the same free services. Pay only if you use more than your free monthly amounts.
After 12 months, you'll keep getting 55+ always-free services—and still pay only for what you use beyond your free monthly amounts.
Discover validated HCI solutions for Azure Arc–enabled Azure Stack HCI
Get up and running quickly and reliably with validated Azure Stack HCI solutions including integrated systems and validated node solutions. They're available from a range of hardware partners that offer solutions on industry-standard x86 hardware with service and support. Explore a wide variety of hardware solutions from select partners to reduce your acquisition costs. Leverage the Microsoft ISV ecosystem to maximize the value of your hyperconverged infrastructure solution. Enhance security with Secured-core server with Azure Stack HCI integrated systems and simplify the planning of your new solutions with the Azure Stack HCI sizer tool.
Trusted by companies of all sizes
"We're an established industrial giant on our way to do something that even the other digital companies are not yet able to do. And we're having such good success with the help of Microsoft bringing that cloud capability on the edge."
Sven Vollbehr, Head of Digital Manufacturing, SKF Group
"Because I no longer need to fix current problems with old technology, I can focus on solving the business problems of tomorrow. We use Azure Stack HCI to handle our basic infrastructure needs so we can focus on innovation."
Benny Westaedt, Chief Information Officer Van Havermaet
"We're solving problems before they are known to end users, rather than dealing with them as they arise. That's a depth to our alerting capabilities that we didn't have before."
Jason Higgins, Lead Infrastructure Engineer, Transport for Greater Manchester
"Today, I know our infrastructure is performing well when we aren't inundated with system alerts. Azure Stack HCI has definitely made my job a lot easier, which I really appreciate."
James Mikolajek, IT Client Services Administrator, Colorado State University College of Business
"Through Azure Stack HCI, we have a way to provide the same technology that a large-scale company can afford but deliver it to our small and medium-sized customers at a cost they can support."
Maxime Legas, Chief Information Officer, Xelya
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Frequently asked questions about Azure Stack HCI
The minimum is now one node, which is ideal for a remote office or branch office. The maximum is 16 nodes per single cluster.
You'll get extended security updates at no cost when you migrate your Windows Server 2008/R2, SQL Server 2008/R2, Windows Server 2012/R2 and SQL Server 2012 workloads to Azure Stack HCI.
No, there are no virtualization rights included with the host subscription. Customers running Windows VMs on this hyperconverged infrastructure solution need to procure an appropriate license.