Microsoft has launched Azure Stack, offering clients a consistent hybrid cloud platform by extending Azure.
“Azure Stack includes a core set of Azure services, DevOps tooling, and Azure Marketplace content, all of which are delivered through an integrated systems approach,” said Microsoft.
Microsoft said it will offer:
- Orderable Azure Stack integrated systems – Azure Stack software for hardware partners, which will enable Microsoft to begin the certification process for integrated systems. The first systems are set to ship in September. Integrated systems may be ordered from Dell EMC, HPE, and Lenovo.
- Azure Stack Development Kit – a free single-server deployment option for trial purposes, available for download. You can use it to build and validate your applications for integrated systems deployments.
|Azure Virtual Machines|
|Base virtual machine (VM)||$0.008/vCPU/hour ($6vCPU/month)|
|Windows Server VM*||$0.046/vCPU/hour ($34vCPU/month)|
|Blob||$0.006/GB/month (no transaction fee)|
|Table and Queue storage||$0.018/GB/month (no transaction fee)|
|Azure App Service|
|Web Apps, Mobile Apps, API Apps, Functions||$0.056/vCPU/hour ($42vCPU/month)|
|*Windows and SQL Server VMs can be deployed using existing Windows Server and SQL Server licences in conjunction with Azure Stack. Users may use either the Azure Stack native hourly meters or existing Windows Server licences to deploy Windows VMs. If users use existing Windows Server licences, they will only be charged a consumption fee on Base VM usage.|