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Linux on Azure

Azure is a first class platform for Linux and open source technology, with a growing list of OSS solutions in the marketplace, Linux extensions, and Azure services like HDInsight running on Linux. One in four Azure virtual machines run Linux. Why? Because Azure supports the open source technologies millions of you already rely on and trust.​

What are my benefits?

What are my benefits?

  • You bring the Linux tools you love and skills you already have.
  • Speed development with Azure integrated tools and services
  • Seamlessly integrate with your datacenter without the need for complex workarounds and tradeoffs.
  • Minimize your risk, since Microsoft leads the industry in its commitment to the protection and privacy of your data and services.
  • Run virtually any application, using your data source, with your operating system, on your device.

When should I consider this?

When should I consider this?

  • Accelerate application development
  • Need to develop and test your Linux or open source application.
  • Deploying the Hadoop ecosystem Azure HDInsight, a 100% Apache Hadoop-based cloud service that can deploy to Windows and Linux.
  • Developing for Internet of Things (IoT) with an open, RESTful APIs or Docker containers

Where do I find more information?

Where do I find more information?

Which Partners can help me migrate?

Elastacloud
Elastacloud are a Big Data specialist Azure Consultancy (SI - Systems Integrator) that have worked across the spectrum of Windows Azure since the early previews. We are considered thought leaders in all things Microsoft Azure. We have worked across industry verticals have aided considerably in the uptake of Microsoft Azure. Our core focus is on Big Data challenges running on Windows Azure.
Flynet
Flynet have been helping organizations with their modernization and migration agendas around legacy systems for over 20 years. Flynet future-proof legacy applications, enabling the organization to utilize them in BYOD, SoA, iPaaS, IoT and cloud initiatives.
KBQuest
KBQuest was founded by a group of IT professionals in Los Angeles in 2000, with offices in Hong Kong, Shanghai, Macau, Singapore and India. We provide high quality IT consulting and software development services, specializing in cloud computing, mobile solutions, Microsoft technologies, digital applications development to leading APAC and US companies.
Microsoft
Customers around the world have recognized the business benefits of moving existing business critical and mission critical IT solutions to the Microsoft Application Platform. Microsoft has helped these and other companies to modernize and optimize their business applications and data centers by consolidating existing application investments. If, as you deploy Windows, your company is looking to leverage its existing application investments that are currently bound to legacy UNIX, midrange and mainframe platforms, then be sure to contact the Enterprise Platform Modernization team at Microsoft. Team members are experienced UNIX, midrange and mainframe professionals who can help you explore the business benefits and overcome the technical challenges associated with application migration and modernization projects.
PlateSpin
Used by Fortune 500 corporations and leading global system integrators worldwide, PlateSpin solutions help you to execute large scale server migrations across physical, virtual and cloud environments, all at lowest risk and cost. Our proven server migration solutions help your teams migrate servers from anywhere-to-anywhere, on time and within budget. When teamed with our migration planning, tracking and automation solutions, we help you to execute even the largest migrations, quickly and with least amount of downtime.
SIOS Technology Corp.
SIOS SAN and SANLess software (http://us.sios.com/clustersyourway) is an essential part of any cluster solution that provides the flexibility to build Clusters Your Way™ to protect your choice of Windows or Linux environment in any configuration (or combination) of physical, virtual and cloud (public, private, and hybrid) without sacrificing performance or availability. Add SIOS DataKeeper Cluster Edition to your Windows Server Failover clustering environment to create a SANless cluster in the cloud, virtual server or other environments where tradition shared-storage clusters are impractical or impossible. Use SIOS Protection Suite to create a SAN or SANLess cluster in Windows or Linux environments quickly and easily.
SoftNAS, Inc.
SoftNAS Cloud® NAS for Microsoft Azure is an enterprise-class, full-featured cloud NAS filer that extends native Azure storage by combining multiple disks and layering on a full NAS feature set. Safely migrate mission-critical applications to the Microsoft Azure cloud without a physical storage appliance.
Wipro
Wipro is the #1 provider of integrated business, technology and process solutions on a global delivery platform. Every initiative, every partnership, and above all, our project execution levels are built around being the best. Our best has been achieved from the start - a beginning from where continuous evolution has made us the technology partner of choice for growing, established and nascent businesses.

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