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Windows Azure Hybrid Cloud by Adam Fazio, Jamal Malik, Danny Garber

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Contents

Introduction to the Windows Azure Book Series

Introduction to Windows Azure Hybrid Cloud

Chapter 1: What Is Hybrid IT?

The Thing They Call the “Cloud”

Cloud Service Models

What are the Trends that You Should Watch?

What are the Characteristics of a Cloud?

Private Clouds

Hybrid Cloud

Summary

Chapter 2: Why is the Hybrid Cloud Important to My Business?

Everyone Else is Doing it

Cutting Costs for the Short Term

Outsourcing Data Security Responsibilities

A Case for Hybrid Cloud

Summary

Chapter 3: Project Planning

Envisioning and Scoping

Mapping Technical Solutions to Business Objectives (Building Business Requirements)

Formulating Technical Requirements

Prioritizing Your Objectives

Building the Solution

Summary

Chapter 4: What You Need to Know About Windows Azure As a Platform

Execution Models

Data Management

Messaging and Integration Components

Supporting Services

Software Development Kits

Summary

Chapter 5: Private Cloud Components and Services That Help to Build Hybrid Clouds

The Cloud Management Platform

Integrating System Center and Windows Azure

Networking

Identity Management

Summary

Chapter 6: Hybrid Options in Windows Azure

On-Premises Service Integrated with Cloud Service

Cloud Service Integrated with On-Premises Service

Cloud Bursting, or Batching at Scale

Development and Test Cloud Infrastructure

Windows Azure as a Disaster Recovery (DR) Site

Service Bus as an Integration Hub

Enabling Modern Applications

Virtual Desktops in Windows Azure

Summary

Chapter 7: Designing ...

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