Here we are, well into 2011 and still no hide nor hair of an appliance from any of the promised vendors which were to include HP, Dell, and Fujitsu. Yet Microsoft promised they would be available to customers by late 2010. So what is the new date for the Microsoft Azure Appliances?
Microsoft took the wraps off of their "Private Cloud in a box" in mid 2010
Today's enterprise datacenter can be one of the most complex business environments with dozens (for smaller business), hundreds (for larger and midsize business), even thousands (for hyperscale businesses) of servers that must be managed and monitored. At this level, just managing the cords can be challenging — let alone keeping up with the growing need for more agility and scalability within the datacenter. Simply put, companies are aggressively looking for less complexity and more agility from their …
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