Automation of Remote Console deployment for CPS Standard

For this post, we are glad to host Thomas Roettinger, Program Manager in Microsoft’s Private Cloud Solutions team, announcing the availability of artifacts that will help you deploy the Remote Console feature in Microsoft Cloud Platform System (CPS) Standard. The Remote Console feature First of all, what is the Remote Console feature? Have you ever… Read more

Microsoft and HPE partner to bring Azure in your datacenter with hyper-converged CPS Standard solution

Today at the Hewlett Packard Enterprise’s Discover 2015 conference in London, Microsoft and HP announced important joint hybrid cloud initiatives, including the availability of HPE’s first Cloud Platform System solution. The HPE Hyper-Converged 250 for Microsoft Cloud Platform System Standard (CS 250) is the industry’s first hyper-converged system with true hybrid capabilities. Jointly engineered by… Read more

Automated deployment of workloads: new solutions for centralized desktops

For this post, we are glad to host Thomas Roettinger, Program Manager in Microsoft’s Private Cloud Solutions team. Today we announce the availability of two new automation solutions for desktop centralization: we have just posted new samples that enable the automation of Microsoft Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (Personal and Pooled Virtual Desktops) as well as samples… Read more

Windows Azure Pack Database as a Service and Websites available for deployment on Cloud Platform System Premium

For this post, we are glad to host Thomas Roettinger, Program Manager in the Microsoft Private Cloud Solutions Team. Update (Jan. 12, 2016): an updated package has been posted on WebPI today. The package updates the AD Service template to fix an issue with DNS zone; the SQL Server template to provide more flexibility with… Read more

Microsoft and Dell Extend Hybrid Cloud System Family with CPS Standard

One year and one day from the announcement of the Microsoft Cloud Platform System, we are happy to expand the CPS family of hybrid cloud systems. Today at Dell World, Satya Nadella joined Michael Dell on stage to talk about new solutions and investments Microsoft and Dell are jointly making to bring customers into the… Read more

CPS Update 2 Released

As announced on September 16th, today Microsoft made available the second package of updates to Cloud Platform System (CPS).  CPS Update 2 helps make it easier and less costly to secure, back up, and recover your cloud infrastructure and your tenant and customer data, and track and demonstrate your compliance with FedRAMP requirements. BitLocker Drive Encryption… Read more

Microsoft CPS Pre-Validated For FedRAMP Compliance

Hello everyone, this is Filippo Seracini from the Microsoft Private Cloud Solutions team. I am here to tell you about the work we have done to facilitate your FedRAMP authorization for the Microsoft Cloud Platform System (CPS). Who should read this post? This blog post describes Microsoft’s investment in configuring and validating CPS to make… Read more

Self-service deployment of Microsoft workloads on Cloud Platform System (and other systems with Windows Azure Pack) – Part 4

For this post, we are glad to host Thomas Roettinger, Program Manager in Microsoft’s ECG CAT Team focusing on Cloud Solutions. Thomas announces the availability of another workload self-service deployment sample: remote desktop session hosting. In this post, I am glad to announce the availability of the Remote Desktop Session Hosting(RDSH) as an addition to… Read more

Disaster Recovery for the Microsoft Cloud Platform System

We are glad to host Rochak Mittal, Senior Program Manager in the Azure Site Recovery (ASR) team. ASR provides disaster recovery capabilities in CPS. Rochak walks us through why DR matters and what the steps involved are. Most organizations consider disaster recovery (DR) a complicated process that is troublesome to manage and test. DR planning… Read more

Ignite sessions now posted

We are back from Ignite and the excitement there was palpable. It was indeed a unique experience being there amongst our customers and partners. Interacting with customers and getting feedback from you is vital to help us prioritize and develop solutions that meet your needs – more on this tomorrow! At Ignite, we shared information… Read more