Could Microsoft’s not-so secret weapon get the edge on AWS?
The promise of the cloud is based on offloading processing and other data management tasks to offsite locations, but businesses of all sizes are gradually coming to realise that they’re better off running certain applications internally.
Microsoft are hoping Azure Stack will bridge this gap, giving Azure users the ability to run Azure consistent services in their own data centers. “Azure Stack will be a game changer in terms of how we run our data centres” predicts Mark Skelton, Head of Consultancy at OCSL, a Microsoft-friendly IT service provider. He adds:
It effectively creates Nirvana; one place to code, one place to develop and one platform to build upon.
Here are a few reasons why Azure Stack is in huge demand before it’s release.
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