Hyper Converged Infrastructure (HCI) has become the standard solution for companies looking to set up hybrid cloud infrastructure or refresh on-premises servers and storage. This architecture offers tangible benefits:
HCI is becoming a crucial element for IT executives to keep up with the fast changing business requirements, ensure a better security and do more with available IT budgets.
MicroSoft Azure Stack HCI
Microsoft Azure Stack HCI (AzS HCI) is a new Operating System (OS) that is part of the Azure Stack family of technologies. Users work with Azure Stack HCI in the same way as Azure cloud instances, but the infrastructure lives on-premises. It’s built as a hybrid solution from the ground up.
The new AzS HCI works with Windows Server 2019 Datacenter components and management tools such as Hyper-V , Software Defined Networking (SDN) (optional), Storage Spaces Direct, Windows Admin Center, Azure services and the PowerShell for scripting and automation. It brings the following values to IT Infrastructure Managers:
Dell EMC Integrated System for Microsoft Azure Stack HCI
Dell EMC Integrated System for Microsoft Azure Stack HCI is an optimized, tested and verified solution which empowers organizations to create a cloud consumption experience on-premises, with integrated deployment and full-stack automated end-to-end lifecycle management.
Using the solution open up the following key features:
- AX nodes from Dell Technologies enable flexible and scalable configurations
- Pre-configured and optimized features such as caching and storage tiering
- Hardware innovations such as RDMA networking and high-performance SSD drives
- Dell EMC Networking 10/25/100GbE switches
- Dell EMC OpenManage Integration with Microsoft Windows Admin Center (WAC)
Dell EMC Integrated System for Microsoft Azure Stack HCI is perfectly tooled to meet the needs of IT teams today and facilitate future growth. Dell Technologies is the premier OEM license provider for Windows Server and Azure Stack HCI. You get an all-in-one turnkey solution in which the software and hardware are delivered together.
Whether you’re modernizing your environment or deploying IT for a new project, Dell EMC Integrated System for Microsoft Azure Stack HCI is a robust, cost-efficient all-in-one hybrid cloud solution that meets all your Hybrid Cloud, HCI, and Windows Server OS requirements.