Category Archives : Azure Marketplace

23

Jul

Azure Marketplace new offers: June 16–30

We continue to expand the Azure Marketplace ecosystem. From June 16 to 30, 22 new offers successfully met the onboarding criteria and went live. See details of the new offers below:

Virtual Machines

Altair HyperWorks Unlimited Virtual Appliance-BYOL: Altair’s HyperWorks Unlimited Virtual Appliance provides access to engineering Software-as-a-Service, allowing companies to expand computer-aided engineering capacity.

Autopsy: Autopsy is a digital forensics platform and graphical interface to The Sleuth Kit and other digital forensics tools. It is used by law enforcement, military, and corporate examiners to investigate what happened on a computer.

Denodo Platform 7.0: Denodo is a data virtualization product that integrates data from your Azure sources and your Software-as-a-Service applications to deliver a standards-based data gateway, making it quick and easy for users to access and use your cloud-hosted data.

F5 Advanced WAF: The Advanced WAF provides robust web application firewall protection by securing applications against threats, including layer 7 DDoS attacks, malicious bot traffic, all Open Web Application Security Project top 10 threats, and API protocol vulnerabilities.

Hardened IIS On Windows Server 2012 R2: Internet Information Services (IIS) is an extensible web server created

18

Jul

Azure Marketplace June container offers
Azure Marketplace June container offers

We continue to expand the Azure Marketplace ecosystem. In June, 42 container offers from Bitnami successfully met the onboarding criteria and went live. See details of the new offers below:

ACME Solver Container Image: ACME Solver is part of the Cert Manager project. It will periodically ensure certificates are valid and up to date, and it will attempt to renew certificates at an appropriate time before expiration.

AlertManager Container Image: AlertManager handles alerts sent by client applications, such as the Prometheus server. It takes care of deduplicating, grouping, and routing them to the correct receiver integrations.

Apache Solr Container Image: Apache Solr is an extremely powerful, highly reliable open-source enterprise search platform built on Apache Lucene. It’s flexible, scalable, and designed to quickly add value after launch.

Blackbox Exporter Container Image: The Blackbox Exporter allows black-box probing of endpoints over HTTP, HTTPS, DNS, TCP, and ICMP. Bitnami container images are secure, up-to-date, and packaged using industry best practices.

Cassandra Container Image: Apache Cassandra is an open-source distributed database management system designed to handle large amounts of data across many servers, providing high availability with no single

18

Jul

Azure Marketplace June container offers
Azure Marketplace June container offers

We continue to expand the Azure Marketplace ecosystem. In June, 42 container offers from Bitnami successfully met the onboarding criteria and went live. See details of the new offers below:

ACME Solver Container Image: ACME Solver is part of the Cert Manager project. It will periodically ensure certificates are valid and up to date, and it will attempt to renew certificates at an appropriate time before expiration.

AlertManager Container Image: AlertManager handles alerts sent by client applications, such as the Prometheus server. It takes care of deduplicating, grouping, and routing them to the correct receiver integrations.

Apache Solr Container Image: Apache Solr is an extremely powerful, highly reliable open-source enterprise search platform built on Apache Lucene. It’s flexible, scalable, and designed to quickly add value after launch.

Blackbox Exporter Container Image: The Blackbox Exporter allows black-box probing of endpoints over HTTP, HTTPS, DNS, TCP, and ICMP. Bitnami container images are secure, up-to-date, and packaged using industry best practices.

Cassandra Container Image: Apache Cassandra is an open-source distributed database management system designed to handle large amounts of data across many servers, providing high availability with no single

17

Jul

R3 on Azure: Launch of Corda Enterprise v3.1

As part of our ongoing partnership, which my colleague Kashif Ali discussed in his November update, we are delighted to announce the launch of Corda Enterprise v3.1 to the Azure Marketplace.

This comes at a time when the state of digital ledger, blockchain technology, and the surrounding industry are maturing and continuing to rapidly growth. In particular, maturity around the R3 ecosystem is accelerating.

Today, R3 launches their Corda Enterprise v3.1 offering to the Azure Marketplace with a free trial offer, giving you the opportunity to kick the tires before you buy. As one of the few general purpose enterprise digital ledgers in the market, R3 continues to drive interesting projects like the recently launched KYC solution involving 33 institutions sharing KYC data geographically spread around the world all running in Azure.

Corda Enterprise offers a number of unique Azure features that make standing up a digital ledger environment inside an enterprise much simpler.

The deployment template in the Azure Marketplace:

Dramatically speeds deployment and configuration of Corda Enterprise. Is the gold standard reference implementation. Offers resilience and high availability. Easily integrate with existing enterprise systems through Azure services such as Logic Apps and Power Apps.

Some of the technical

17

Jul

R3 on Azure: Launch of Corda Enterprise v3.1

As part of our ongoing partnership, which my colleague Kashif Ali discussed in his November update, we are delighted to announce the launch of Corda Enterprise v3.1 to the Azure Marketplace.

This comes at a time when the state of digital ledger, blockchain technology, and the surrounding industry are maturing and continuing to grow rapidly. In particular, maturity around the R3 ecosystem is accelerating.

Today, R3 launches their Corda Enterprise v3.1 offering to the Azure Marketplace with a free trial offer, giving you the opportunity to kick the tires before you buy. As one of the few general purpose enterprise digital ledgers in the market, R3 continues to drive interesting projects like the recently launched KYC solution involving 33 institutions sharing KYC data geographically spread around the world all running in Azure.

Corda Enterprise offers a number of unique Azure features that make standing up a digital ledger environment inside an enterprise much simpler.

The deployment template in the Azure Marketplace:

Dramatically speeds deployment and configuration of Corda Enterprise. Is the gold standard reference implementation. Offers resilience and high availability. Easily integrate with existing enterprise systems through Azure services such as Logic Apps and Power Apps.

Some of the technical nuances

13

Jul

Enabling partner success at Microsoft Inspire 2018

Next week in Last Vegas, we will be meeting with thousands of partners from all over the world at Microsoft Inspire. The event is a forum to reinforce our commitment to making partner business opportunities the centerpiece of our investments. We continue to extend our cloud marketplace, Azure Marketplace and AppSource, capabilities to make it the best place for partners of any type to be discovered, evaluated, and ultimately have their offerings purchased and deployed by our customer base. The event also gives us the opportunity to showcase the investments we’re making to enable these same capabilities within our channel ecosystem both now and in the future. 

Empowering partner-to-partner joint selling

Next year, for the first time in Microsoft’s history, we will be putting partner solutions, applications as well as consulting and managed service offers, in our product catalog alongside our Microsoft products and services. This means our direct salesforce and partner ecosystem will be able to sell first and third-party solutions individually or combined.

For partners with applications and solutions listed in one of our marketplaces, this will enable joint selling opportunities connecting them with thousands of Cloud Solution Providers around the world. In turn, Cloud Solution Providers will

12

Jul

New Azure innovation advances customer success for the cloud- and AI-powered future

Organizations around the world are gearing up for a future powered by the intelligent cloud and AI. As these technologies become increasingly central to business strategy and transformation, Microsoft is committed to delivering cutting-edge innovations, programs and expertise that help our customers navigate these technological and business shifts.

At its core, Microsoft is a platform company. That’s why we’re constantly expanding our global reach and adding new innovation to Azure – so all of our customers, everywhere, can succeed. We rely on our vast partner network to help us deliver end-to-end value to organizations of all sizes, all around the world.

I always come back to Microsoft’s mission when preparing for our signature events, and with Microsoft Inspire starting in a few days, I am reminded how powerful it is to work at a company that is rooted in others’ successes. We’ve made it our mission to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. It’s a bold ambition and one I take seriously. Together with our partners, we’re working to ensure our customers are successful in the midst of rapid technological innovation.

Today, we’re introducing new offers and technologies that will help organizations navigate their

12

Jul

Consulting offers in Azure Marketplace arrive in Canada

At Microsoft, we take pride in the fact that we have the biggest and best partner ecosystem in Canada, and it is incredible to see the amazing work that occurs each and every day. Digital transformation for many organizations can be a big undertaking, which is why it is important to have various types of partners like Systems Integrators and Managed Service Providers who can help customers navigate everything from simple migrations to complex cloud deployments. Following the rapid growth and positive response of Consulting Services offers on AppSource, we delivered the capability to Azure Marketplace customers in the US in May. Today, we are excited to announce that they are now available in Canada.

These new listing options expand Azure Marketplace beyond ISVs and applications so that customers can find a wide range of consulting services, such as assessments, onsite workshops, proofs of concept, and implementations, each backed by a partner with deep Azure expertise (Microsoft Partner Gold and Silver Competency). The Gold and Silver Cloud Platform competency partners help customers modernize their infrastructure, migrate applications and data to the cloud, and build analytics solutions on data platforms in the cloud, signaling their ability to deliver quality solutions in

09

Jul

Azure Marketplace new offers June 1–15
Azure Marketplace new offers June 1–15

We continue to expand the Azure Marketplace ecosystem. From June 1 to 15, 21 new offers successfully met the onboarding criteria and went live. See details of the new offers below:

A10 Lightning ADC with Harmony Controller – SaaS: Gain cloud-native load balancing, advanced traffic management, central policy management, application security, per-application traffic visibility, analytics, and insights.

Actian Vector Analytic Database Enterprise Edition: Actian Vector is a developer-friendly high-performance analytics engine that requires minimal setup, provides automatic tuning to reduce database administration effort, and enables highly responsive end-user BI reporting.

ADFS 4.0 Server Windows 2016: Quickly deploy a new ADFS 2016 server preloaded with the ADFS role, ADFS PowerShell module, and prerequisites. Add the VM to your Active Directory domain and follow the setup GUI to get Active Directory Federation Services up and running.

Build Agent for VSTS: This solution template simplifies the deployment of a private build agent to a single click. You can create a full deployment of private build agents for VSTS on Azure virtual machines using your Azure subscription.

CIS SUSE Linux

09

Jul

Azure Marketplace new offers June 1–15
Azure Marketplace new offers June 1–15

We continue to expand the Azure Marketplace ecosystem. From June 1 to 15, 21 new offers successfully met the onboarding criteria and went live. See details of the new offers below:

A10 Lightning ADC with Harmony Controller – SaaS: Gain cloud-native load balancing, advanced traffic management, central policy management, application security, per-application traffic visibility, analytics, and insights.

Actian Vector Analytic Database Enterprise Edition: Actian Vector is a developer-friendly high-performance analytics engine that requires minimal setup, provides automatic tuning to reduce database administration effort, and enables highly responsive end-user BI reporting.

ADFS 4.0 Server Windows 2016: Quickly deploy a new ADFS 2016 server preloaded with the ADFS role, ADFS PowerShell module, and prerequisites. Add the VM to your Active Directory domain and follow the setup GUI to get Active Directory Federation Services up and running.

Build Agent for VSTS: This solution template simplifies the deployment of a private build agent to a single click. You can create a full deployment of private build agents for VSTS on Azure virtual machines using your Azure subscription.

CIS SUSE Linux