Solutions for Microsoft Azure

Solutions for Microsoft Azure

Extend Azure data services to all cloud environments

When it comes to cloud strategies, a hybrid cloud approach makes it possible to select the optimal location for your data. However, when applications and data are spread across different environments, management can become complex. 

Microsoft Azure Arc extends Azure data services and management to Dell Technologies’ validated infrastructure making it possible to consistently build, deploy, operate and manage workloads across your entire Microsoft data estate.


Combine Azure security and cloud-native services with Dell Technologies secure infrastructure and data protection software.


Deliver a consistent management experience across your entire Microsoft data estate.


Create a true Azure hybrid cloud strategy for optimal placement of business- and customer-critical data.

Microsoft Azure Arc-enabled data services with APEX Data Storage Services

Microsoft Azure Arc-enabled data services with APEX Data Storage Services

Azure Arc-enabled data services brings the benefits of cloud to validated infrastructure from Dell Technologies. APEX Data Storage Services is an as-a-Service portfolio of scalable and elastic storage resources built on our industry-leading technologies. Together, they make it easier to align storage requirements with the needs of your organization, allowing you to focus on other priorities and outcomes, not infrastructure.

Dell Technology Services

If you’re looking to extend your Microsoft Azure cloud to on-premises, including Dell Integrated System for Microsoft Azure Stack HCI, our consulting services for Microsoft Azure Stack will help you get there.

Essential Resources Solutions for Microsoft Resources

Building Azure Arc-enabled Data Services for a SQL Managed Instance on Dell PowerFlex

This white paper describes the configuration and best practices for building a Database as a Service platform using Microsoft Azure Arc SQL Managed Instance with PowerFlex to simplify lifecycle management, build resilience, and achieve better performance.

Dell PowerStore with Azure Arc-enabled Data Services

This document describes how Dell PowerStore, PowerEdge and Microsoft Azure Arc-enabled SQL Managed Instance provide a performant and scalable hybrid database platform.

Microsoft Azure Arc on Dell PowerFlex

This white paper describes the implementation and validation of hybrid cloud solutions using Dell PowerFlex platform and Microsoft Azure Arc for servers, Kubernetes clusters and data services.

Building a Hybrid Database-as-a-Service Platform with Azure Stack HCI

This white paper presents a tightly integrated DBaaS platform from Microsoft and Dell Technologies that simplifies life cycle management, automates administrative tasks, uses public cloud platform services and delivers resilience and performance to meet SLAs.

Leveraging containers and Kubernetes in 2022

IT architects and administrators may choose to deploy containers on the public cloud, an existing data center, a hybrid cloud environment or on-premises. Any of these may be appropriate, but none are necessarily efficient or align with their business priorities.

Dell Technologies solutions validated for Microsoft Azure Arc

Our solutions have completed the Azure Arc validation processes for both Kubernetes and data services, enabling businesses to confidently deploy an enterprise-grade hybrid cloud that meets Microsoft's most exacting standards.

APEX Data Storage Services

APEX Data Storage Services

Easily procure and manage on-premises Microsoft SQL Server data storage in a hybrid world with APEX Data Storage Services, validated for Azure Arc-enable data services and Azure Arc-enabled Kubernetes.

Dell PowerStore

Dell PowerStore

Purpose-built for container-based software architectures, PowerStore is an excellent fit for Azure Arc data services, including options such as PostgreSQL Hyperscale and Arc-enabled SQL Managed Instance.

Dell PowerMax

Dell PowerMax

Microsoft Windows Server and SQL Server OEM help your organization meet the availability, reliability and performance goals of your business-critical applications.

Dell Integrated System for Microsoft Azure Stack HCI

Dell Integrated System for Microsoft Azure Stack HCI

Take advantage of the ease of use and high security capabilities delivered for containerized applications at scale with Azure Kubernetes Service on Azure Stack HCI and Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) on-premises.

Dell PowerFlex

Dell PowerFlex

Deliver a truly flexible, software-defined infrastructure that aligns with the core tenets of Azure Arc and boasts linearly scaling performance and network throughput, on-demand and without disruption.


Dell VxRail with VMware Tanzu

Utilize a secure, scalable, and proven platform to build Azure Arc-enabled data services on Tanzu Kubernetes Grid (TKG) to meet cloud-native application development needs across edge, private, public, hybrid and multiclouds.