Microsoft Azure Stack HCI solutions for professional services

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From large engineering, business consulting, and law firms to smaller accounting/bookkeeping firms, real estate companies, and travel agencies, IT infrastructure plays a major role in making sure companies and its employees have quick and easy access to data, so they can service customers faster and more efficiently.

DataON solutions for Microsoft Azure Stack HCI deliver hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) solutions, providing companies with an affordable server and storage infrastructure that’s highly scalable so you can easily add additional storage as your business grows. At nearly half the price of a SAN, Azure Stack HCI solutions are more affordable, and unlike VMware, have no monthly licensing fees.

Because Azure Stack HCI is a hybrid-cloud solution, you can add Azure cloud and management services to your on-premises infrastructure, such as offsite backup, site recovery, and cloud-based monitoring. Your organization can get another layer of resiliency, giving peace of mind of that your data will always be protected.

What DataON solutions for Azure Stack HCI can do for you

  • Get up and running quickly and reliably with a validated on-premises Azure Stack HCI solution
  • Get added resiliency with Azure services such as offsite backup, site recovery and cloud-based monitoring
  • Eliminate expensive monthly VMware fees; Storage Spaces Direct is already included with Windows Server 2016 and 2019 Datacenter editions
  • Deploy enterprise all-NVMe flash or hybrid three to sixteen node storage for centralized data centers
  • Choose from affordable and high performance all-NVMe flash or hybrid two-node switchless solutions for remote and branch offices (ROBO)
  • Easily scale up by adding additional server nodes as storage needs increase
  • Get unprecedented storage performance and an industry-leading combination of low latency and high endurance with Intel® Optane™ DC SSDs

From affordable DataON Kepler 2-node solutions to larger 3+ node solutions, DataON has the right solution for you.

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IT Hero Blog: Getting started with Storage Spaces Direct

Jeff Chase is a senior enterprise architect at Bradley. Jeff has over 15 years experience managing information systems and led the design and deployment of ten Storage Spaces Direct clusters for backups, ROBO VMs and Tier 0 VM workloads. He shares his experiences in moving from a traditional SAN to a Microsoft HCI.

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Customer story: Bradley, a national law firm, looks to the future with Microsoft HCI

Bradley provides business clients around the world with a full suite of legal services in dozens of industries and practice areas. Running VMware and a traditional SAN in its main data center, Bradley looked into alternative options for virtualization, storage, and compute for its refresh.

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IT Hero Blog: The do’s and don’t of transitioning to a hyper-converged infrastructure

Matt Lehmann is an information technology manager for Automotive Product Consultants (APC) Integrated Services Group. Matt has over fifteen years experience managing information systems and as a network administrator. He shares his experiences and offers wisdom to future customers about Microsoft HCI.

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Customer story: APC ISG, an automobile marketing services providers, trades in its SAN for a Microsoft HCI

Automotive Product Consultants (APC) Integrated Services Group, creates highly targeted campaigns for companies in the automotive industry. Running seven-year-old servers and SAN storage, its IT infrastructure was in bad need of a refresh. It needed a solution that could provide better performance and scalability without SAN pricing.

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APC’s Matt Lehmann shares his Microsoft HCI experience

Customer Story: SyncForce,  a Netherlands-based software solution provider for successful marketing, transitions to HCI and migrates its Hyper-V cluster

SyncForce helps clients bring packaged consumer & professional products to market successfully. It offers an out-of-the-box SaaS Product Success Platform solution for managing and improving portfolio management, product development and digital availability. SyncForce faced the challenge of replacing its old SAN running an existing Microsoft Hyper-V cluster.

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DataON Is a trusted provider of Windows Server platforms

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Transform critical data-centric workloads with DataON solutions powered by Intel technologies

DataON leverages 2nd generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors with new Intel® Optane™ SSD and DC Persistent Memory, and Intel® NVMe and SSD flash storage to deliver unparalleled performance in the data center for today’s workloads.

In addition, DataON and Intel have collaborated to create Intel® Select Solutions for Azure Stack HCI and SQL Server. Intel® Select Solutions eliminate guesswork with rigorously benchmark tested and verified solutions optimized for real-world performance.

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