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Configure 5-Nine Cloud Security for Windows Azure Pack

5-Nine Cloud Security is a security solution for Microsoft Cloud OS and Hyper-V. This solution provides an firewall, an antivirus and an IDS (Intrusion Detection System) to detect malicious attacks. Cloud Security can secure a multi-tenant Hyper-V environment to protect each tenant VMs and hypervisor. Moreover the Hyper-V hosts are protected with agentless antivirus. 5-Nine Cloud Security can be integrated ...

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Implement 5-Nine Cloud Security 5.1 in Windows Azure Pack

5-Nine Cloud Security is a security solution for Microsoft Cloud OS and Hyper-V. This solution provides an firewall, an antivirus and an IDS (Intrusion Detection System) to detect malicious attacks. Cloud Security can secure a multi-tenant Hyper-V environment to protect each tenant VMs and hypervisor. Moreover the Hyper-V hosts are protected with agentless antivirus. 5-Nine Cloud Security can be integrated ...

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Windows Azure Pack – Authenticate tenants with AD FS

By default, Windows Azure Pack provides an Authentication site for tenants. This authentication site can be replaced by an AD Federation Service (AD FS) to allow tenants to log on Windows Azure Pack portal with their own Active Directory credential. Below there is an example of how to authenticate tenants with AD FS: Fabrikam and Contoso forests represent two customers ...

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Windows Azure Pack – Implement billing with Cloud Cruiser

Cloud Cruiser is software that delivers financial management for Clouds. Windows Azure Pack is able to connect to Cloud Cruiser to make chargeback and billing in complete transparency with tenants. In this topic, I will show you how to implement Cloud Cruiser Express edition with Windows Azure Pack to make billing. Requirements Before following this topic, you need below requirements: ...

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Windows Azure Pack – SQL Server in AlwaysOn as a Service

Windows Azure Pack is able to provide Database as a Service to tenants. This service supports SQL Server in high availability using AlwaysOn. So when a tenant uses the service, the database is automatically placed in an AlwaysOn Availability Group. (AAG). In this topic I will show you how to implement this service. Requirements A working SQL Server cluster using ...

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Whitepaper: Implement a highly available private cloud to host virtual machines

For some time I write a whitepaper about how to implement a highly available private cloud to host virtual machines. On this day of Christmas, I have finished and published it. You can download it from this link. This whitepaper explains how to implement a Private Cloud with Windows Azure Pack in high availability from scratch. So I talk about ...

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Windows Azure Pack – Authoring a VM Role

Thanks to Windows Azure Pack, we can deploy standalone Virtual Machines or Virtual Machine Roles from the management portal. The Virtual Machine Role (VM Role) enables to deploy virtual machines with pre-configured Windows Server roles as File Server, Domain Controller, Web Server and so on. Moreover when deploying VM roles, it is easy to increase the number of instances that ...

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