WhitePaper: Building an Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) Cloud Using Windows Server 8

Microsoft has just posted a whitepaper on TechNet titled "Building an Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) Cloud Using Windows Server 8" that provides guidelines for building private and public clouds by using the next version of Windows Server (code-named Windows Server 8).The paper provides an overview of the common problems that partners and IT professionals […]

Microsoft has just posted a whitepaper on TechNet titled "Building an Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) Cloud Using Windows Server 8" that provides guidelines for building private and public clouds by using the next version of Windows Server (code-named Windows Server 8).

The paper provides an overview of the common problems that partners and IT professionals currently face, and describes solutions for cloud-based data centers.

This paper also describes the various technologies that are built into Windows Server 8 to enable Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) functionality of cloud-based data centers.

Included in this white paper:

  • Overview of Cloud Services
  • Windows Server 8: Designed for the Cloud
  • The Multi-Tenant Cloud
  • The Highly Scalable, Low-Cost Data Center
  • Managing and Extending the Data Center
  • Migration Path

You can download the Building an Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) Cloud Using Windows Server 8 here.

The read-only whitepaper embedded below provide you quick overview: