Archive on-premises data to cloud

Blob Storage
Virtual Machines

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Archive your on-premises data to Azure Blob storage.

This solution is built on the Azure managed services: StorSimple and Blob Storage. These services run in a high-availability environment, patched and supported, allowing you to focus on your solution instead of the environment they run in.


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  • Azure StorSimple appliance running on-premises that can tier data to Azure Blob storage (both hot and cool tier). StorSimple can be used to archive data from on-premises to Azure.
  • Blob Storage: A cool or archive tier on Azure Blob storage is used to back up data that's less frequently accessed, while a hot tier is used to store data that's frequently accessed.

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