Tuesday, June 29, 2021

Azure Arc service and technology partners

The Azure Arc partner ecosystem offers customers validated, enterprise grade solutions to run Azure on-premises and at the edge. Launched at Microsoft Ignite 2021 with support from industry-leading OEMs, hardware providers, platform providers, and ISVs, we are happy to announce the expansion of the Azure Arc network of trusted partners and validated platforms to data services.


Azure Arc validation program

The Azure Arc validation program ensures customers can adopt from a wide range of partner solutions to fit their needs with the confidence that they have been designed, engineered, configured, and tested to run Azure data services and Kubernetes distributions.


With these validated solutions, customers receive the benefits of enterprise performance and scale to deploy and operate their data services across their entire estate, as well as the assurance of enterprise grade support.


Technology partners & platforms

Our partnership with industry leading OEMs and storage providers delivers HCI and hardware-as-a-service (HaaS) solutions that combine hardware and software platforms that are optimized to run hybrid data workloads.


Partner Solution Description Link

Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)

Azure Kubernetes Service Deploy and manage containerized applications more easily with a fully managed Kubernetes service. azure.microsoft.com/en-ca/services/kubernetes-service/
blakeknight_1-1624477795981.png Charmed Kubernetes The Azure Arc dashboard combined with Charmed Kubernetes’ full lifecycle automation tooling to drastically simplify multi-cloud deployments and operations traceability with GitOps. ubuntu.com/blog/gitops-with-azure-arc-and-charmed-kubernetes
blakeknight_2-1624477820019.png Storage Solutions

Get the scalability, intelligence, and cloud integration you need to unlock the value of your data.

  • Dell EMC PowerFlex
  • Dell EMC PowerStore
  • Dell EMC PowerMax
blakeknight_2-1624477820019.png Hyperconverged Solutions

Benefit from an HCI portfolio that allows for choice based on infrastructure, operational models and desired IT outcomes.

  • Dell EMC PowerFlex
  • Dell EMC Integrated System for Microsoft Azure Stack HCI


blakeknight_2-1624477820019.png as-a-Service Solutions

Experience the ease and agility of as-a-Service combined with the power and control of leading technology infrastructure.

  • Dell Technologies APEX Data Storage Services


Hybrid cloud Kubernetes with Nutanix HCI + Karbon and Azure Arc

Fast-track your cloud native journey! Make hybrid cloud Kubernetes a reality by extending Microsoft Azure and Azure Arc Data Services to Karbon Kubernetes clusters on Nutanix’s industry-leading Hyperconverged Infrastructure (HCI). 



FlashArray and PX-Backup

Pure Storage and PX-Backup delivers an enterprise-grade point-and-click , container-native, backup and disaster recovery solution with fine grained protection, security, and audit capabilities.

blakeknight_1-1624480994375.png Rancher

Together, Azure Arc and SUSE Rancher (SUSE’s GitOps-enabled Kubernetes management platform) provides a complete, open, and interoperable software stack for DevOps to deploy, secure, and manage their Kubernetes clusters.



Azure Red Hat OpenShift

Azure Red Hat OpenShift provides highly available, fully managed Red Hat OpenShift clusters on-demand, monitored and operated jointly by Microsoft and Red Hat with an integrated support experience.

 blakeknight_5-1624478213541.png Red Hat OpenShift

Red Hat OpenShift is for innovation without limitation -- bringing big ideas to life through intelligent applications with the security-focused hybrid cloud platform open to any team or infrastructure.



 SUSE Linux Enterprise Server


SUSE Manager

Supported by Microsoft Azure Arc for servers, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server simplifies an enterprise’s journey to a hybrid cloud infrastructure. In concert with Azure Arc, SUSE Manager orchestrates the deployment and lifecycle of the systems, while Azure Arc manages policy compliance. 

blakeknight_9-1624478362132.png VMware Tanzu Kubernetes Grid

Run your containerized applications and Azure Arc-enabled data services anywhere, at enterprise-scale with VMware Tanzu Kubernetes Grid.  




Featured service partners

Whether you are just getting started with migration and modernization efforts or in the middle of a multi-year smart factory rollout, our consulting services partners can help you choose the validated infrastructures and applications that are specifically configured and tested to work with Azure Arc.


Partner Solution Description Link
blakeknight_0-1624478721462.png Azure Governance Solution

AHEAD created the Azure Governance Framework to allow enterprises to develop and maintain a fully optimized, and secure environment.

AHEAD Azure Governance Solution

blakeknight_1-1624478834921.png Cloud and Application Services Avanade provides a turnkey, managed Azure Stack solution.
Through a single provider, you get a Microsoft certified
hardware platform, Azure Stack software setup and
configuration, a hybrid cloud foundations workshop, and then
we run and manage it for you.
Accelerating Cloud Migrations And Extending Cloud Services | Avanade Insights Blog
blakeknight_3-1624481264229.png AzCOP The power of automation on a unified platform providing benefits of self-services cloud. Consolidates all aspects of sourcing, managing and delivering cloud services across matrix teams while managing cloud risk and compliance


AzCOP - Cloud Orchestration & Provisioning | BrainScale Inc


Azure Arc

Learn how Microsoft and ClearDATA together can provide a comprehensive view into both your on-premises and cloud PHI data security and compliance by using Azure Arc.

Healthcare Compliance



Cognizant Cloud Operate Accelerated, factory-based, agile framework for migrating and transforming enterprise data center workloads to cloud using best of breed tools, custom blueprints, governance and optimization.

Cloud Managed Services—Cloud Operate | Cognizant

blakeknight_6-1624481573010.png Azure Cloud Economics Assessment and Migration Undergoing the Cloud Economics Assessment will allow for effective forecasting of Azure Infrastructure usage, ensuring a well defined migration plan and transition to the cloud. 

Azure Accelerate - Core BTS


blakeknight_7-1624481623879.png Azure Arc Datacenter Management Assessment

**Cloud-first hybrid management** Simplify the management of complex and distributed environments across private & public clouds, datacenters, and edge.

Azure Arc Datacenter Management Assessment: 5-day – Microsoft Azure Marketplace
blakeknight_2-1624479855109.png Do it hybrid

Azure Arc enables Everis to help organizations design and achieve business goals extending the Azure’s capabilities and having unified operations. Do it hybrid streamlines the management of distributed environments anywhere.

everis cloud adoption journey > cloud implementation > cloud hybrid


blakeknight_3-1624479875003.png Azure Validation & Optimization

An Azure validation and optimization project is for customers seeking a professional review of cloud usage, services consumed, architecture, subscriptions and workloads to validate and identify areas of optimization. 

App Modernization "Smart Start": 2-Hr Briefing – Microsoft Azure Marketplace

blakeknight_8-1624481670539.png Azure Arc Fast Start Azure Arc Fast Start helps organizations adopt Azure Arc to drastically simplify management and operation with a clients hybrid cloud. Microsoft® Azure Arc was designed with hybrid solutions at the core to simplify workload management and operational burden across resources, no matter where they live. 

Hybrid Container Management With Azure Arc Strategy Workshop | Insight

blakeknight_2-1624565744392.png Managed Cloud Services for Azure

KoçSistem MCS for Azure is a portal to manage cloud licenses and monitors usage/consumption for Microsoft Cloud Customers. 

KoçSistem Teknolojiyi Türkiye'nin Lider Markaları ile Buluşturuyor! (kocsistem.com.tr)

blakeknight_1-1624565626389.png Cloud Next Cloud Next is a multi and hybrid cloud platform built by KPMG Ignition Tokyo (KIT). The goals of Cloud Next are to provide a secure, low-cost, and 24x7 supported environment where clients and KPMG member firms can host their digital solutions. 

KPMG Ignition Tokyo

blakeknight_7-1624480136395.png Database Modernization Azure DB and Cosmos DB Migration Accelerator Pack helps organizations understand and plan on-prem data estate migration and modernization to Azure.

Nous Azure Arc based Hybrid Solution


blakeknight_0-1624565526096.png Azure Governance Services for a Fully Governed Cloud Environment SNP’s Azure Adoption Framework is designed to help customers create and implement the business and technology Hybrid Cloud Solutions- 4 Week Implementation – Microsoft Azure Marketplace
blakeknight_9-1624480215996.png Azure Migration & Managed Service We help enterprises distribute workloads based on criticality & functionality between private & public clouds.

TCS’ Services for Cloud Migration to Azure for Digital Transformation

blakeknight_0-1624565994339.png Azure Arc Hybrid Cloud A new management tool for hybrid cloud application infrastructures. It's designed to manage resources in a cloudlike manner wherever they are, treating Azure's resource tooling as your control plane.

Managed Services | UniSystems


Getting started resources


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