Windows Server 2016 - What's new for Service Providers

Windows Server 2016 is finally released, and it’s a breakthrough version of Microsoft’s server operating system. Windows Server 2016 is packed with great new features, that make it the best-in-class IaaS platform, the most secure Windows Server ever, and the best platform for Windows-based microservices. In this series I will write about new features in…


COSN Platform Best Practices

I've already shared some high-level best practices regarding Cloud OS Network Platform in my previous posts. Today I'll continue sharing my knowledge about building IaaS cloud services based on Hyper-V, System Center and Azure Pack for hosting service providers and big enterprises. Here are my best practices regarding IaaS for Cloud OS Network Platform. 04.02.2016…


Microsoft Cloud OS Network Platform (2/2)

In this article I'll continue the story about COSN Platform – an ultimate solution for service providers to provide Azure-like services, hosted in a local datacenter. First post is available here. High Availability of the COSN Platform COSN Platform was designed to be highly available, cost optimized and scalable. It consists of several major components, and…


Microsoft Cloud OS Network Platform (1/2)

In a previous post I've described what is Hybrid Cloud in terms of Microsoft. I've mentioned one part of Cloud OS called "Cloud OS Network". Today I will describe what is "Microsoft Cloud OS Network platform" (or shortly – COSN Platform) – a stack of Microsoft products and technologies, on which all Cloud OS Network…