Building Hybrid Clouds with Azure Stack

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  • Gain a clear understanding of Azure Stack design
  • Set up storage, network and compute services in Azure Stack
  • Implement and run a hybrid cloud infrastructure with PaaS, SaaS, and IaaS services
  • Get an overview of the automation options in Azure Stack
  • Integrate Azure public services such as multi-factor authentication and Azure AD with Azure Stack
  • Learn about the services available in the future

Azure Stack is all about creating fewer gaps between on-premise and public cloud application deployment. Azure Stack is the next logical evolution of Microsoft Cloud Services to create a true Hybrid Cloud-ready application.

This book provides an introduction to Microsoft Azure Stack and the Cloud First Approach. Starting with an introduction to Microsoft Azure Stack Architecture, the book will help you plan and deploy your Microsoft Azure Stack. Next, you will learn about the Network and Storage option in Microsoft Azure Stack and you'll create your own private cloud solution. Finally, you will understand how to integrate Public Cloud Services with Microsoft Azure Stack and extend it using the 3rd Party Resource Provider.

After reading the book, you will have a good understanding of an end-to-end process for designing, implementing, offering, and supporting cloud solutions for enterprises or service providers.

  • Build and deploy software-defined infrastructures and deliver Azure-based IaaS and Paas services in your datacenter
  • Use Azure Stack to leverage your current infrastructure with Microsoft Hybrid Cloud and get the best of both worlds
  • Unlock greater levels of performance and flexibility and save your organization money, time, and resources
Page Count 380
Course Length 11 hours 24 minutes
ISBN 9781786466297
Date Of Publication 27 Aug 2017


Markus Klein

Markus Klein works as a technology solution specialist at Microsoft Germany, specializing in Azure and Hybrid Azure scenarios. He has been passionate about Microsoft technology for more than 20 years, starting with System Center, Service Provider Foundation, KATAL, Azure Pack and Azure, and later the Azure Stack. Before joining Microsoft, he worked as an architect at Microsoft Cloud Partners. In 2007, he founded a cloud community and was the co-founder of some Azure meetups, too. He was recognized as an MVP in cloud and datacenter management for seven years before he joined Microsoft. You can find him as a speaker at conferences in Europe and abroad. He likes to support the community and is a regular blogger.

Susan Roesner

Susan Roesner is a cloud architect with expertise in a wide range of technologies and industries (public and private), including Fortune 500 organizations. Since 2009, she has been working in Microsoft virtualization and Microsoft System Center technology, IT management consulting, focusing on cloud solutions for on-premise enterprise customers as well as service providers in addition to compliance aspects.

Before joining Wortmann AG in 2017, she worked as an IT architect consultant, in the financial sector, and in compliance/IT security, working on projects such as SOX and ISMS implementations, on compliance audits (internal and external), and compliance policy/process creation.