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Managing Microsoft Hybrid Clouds by Marcel van den Berg

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Using Microsoft StorSimple

Traditional SAN storage is often expensive. Each time when the maximum capacity has been reached, another large investment has to be made to acquire more storage. It does not scale very much because of those large capital investments.

In many cases, however, the data stored on a SAN is hardly accessed. So, why not move this data to the cloud? That is exactly what Microsoft StorSimple does; archiving hardly used data to Microsoft Azure while keeping the data accessible for applications and users.

Microsoft StorSimple is a hardware appliance that offers primary storage, archive, backup, and disaster recovery in one solution. Microsoft Azure Storage is used as a cheap and scalable storage tier to store archive, backup, and ...

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