Dell EMC Announces New Hybrid Cloud for Azure

Dell EMC Announces New Hybrid Cloud for Azure

Dell EMC has announced a new hybrid cloud for the Microsoft Azure Stack which will provide organizations with the ability to implement and maintain cloud faster and more easily. This offering compliments EMC’s existing Enterprise Hybrid Cloud service that was introduced more than three years ago.

The new cloud platform will primarily assist companies in the midst of digital transformation by automating IT service delivery for traditional and cloud native platforms. As a result, this means companies will be able to cut down on time to marker for new services while allowing them to free up more resources.

The platform will provide organizations with a turn-key solution for both the Azure public cloud and the Azure Stack, and will operate on Dell EMC’s PowerEdge servers and networking technology. servers and networking technology. It’s the latest offering from Microsoft and Dell EMC, a partnership that goes back years. The platform is expected to help Dell EMC build on its already strong position in the global cloud infrastructure market, which consisted of $5.7 billion in revenue and 17.6 percent market share in 2016.

According to Dell, the new platform will offer a true hybrid cloud solution to help companies speed the development and deployment of new applications, due to a consistent programming interface between Azure and Azure Stack. This will help organizations access cloud application services in both environment more securely, while also allowing them to create and share them more cost-effectively.

This Microsoft-Dell collaboration will also include integrating Dell EMC’s backup and encryptin technologies into the Azure and Azure Stack environments for improved data security. As part of the agreement, Dell EMC will offer support to help customers optimize and expand their hybrid cloud platforms. The support includes helping develop and customize service catalogs, enabling identity and access management systems, and monitoring and metering systems to the Azure Stack. Furthermore, EMC will also provide customers with their own technical account managers to help them build and manage their cloud infrastructures.

“Microsoft and Dell EMC are continuing our longtime alliance by investing in Microsoft Azure Stack on Dell EMC infrastructure to meet rising customer expectations for solutions that deliver a top-quality public and on-premises cloud experience, to rapidly transform, and innovate through applications built for the cloud,”said Mike Neil, Microsoft’s corporate vice president of Enterprise Cloud, in a statement.