Windows Azure Pack for Windows Server


Updated: October 17, 2013

Applies To: Windows Azure Pack

Using Microsoft Azure technologies, Windows Azure Pack for Windows Server lets you offer a rich, self-service, multi-tenant cloud in your datacenter (on your hardware). It integrates with Windows Server, System Center, and SQL Server to offer a cost-effective, self-service portal and cloud services such as virtual machine hosting (IaaS), database as a services (DBaaS), scalable web app hosting (PaaS), and more.

  1. Use the Windows Azure Pack system requirements overview to decide if you want to install an express deployment or a distributed deployment.

  2. Provision and configure services in Windows Azure Pack such as virtual machine clouds, web sites, and SQL databases.

  3. Release Notes

  4. Forums

Windows Azure Pack FeatureDescription
Tenant portalA customizable self-service portal that tenants can use to provision, monitor, and manage services such as web site and virtual machine clouds.
Admin portalA portal for administrators to manage resource clouds, user accounts, tenant offers, quotas, and pricing.
Service management APIA REST API to develop a range of integration scenarios including custom portal and billing systems
Virtual Machine Clouds serviceSupports infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) capabilities for Windows and Linux virtual machines.
Windows Azure Pack: Web SitesProvides a high-density, scalable shared web hosting platform for ASP.NET, PHP, and Node.js web applications.
Service Bus Clouds serviceProvides reliable messaging services between distributed applications.
SQL and MySQL servicesProvide database instances that can be used in conjunction with the Web Sites service.
AutomationAutomate and integrate additional custom services into the services framework, including a runbook editor and execution environment.
International language supportEnglish, German, Spanish, French, Italian, Japanese, Chinese simplified, Chinese traditional, Brazilian Portuguese, Korean, and Russian.