Microsoft Hybrid Cloud for Enterprise Architects
Summary: What IT architects need to know about hybrid scenarios using Microsoft cloud services and platforms.
This article links you to a set of articles that describe what IT architects need to know about hybrid architecture and configurations with Microsoft cloud services and platforms. You can also view this article as a 7-page poster and print it in tabloid format (also known as ledger, 11 x 17, or A3).
You can also see all of the models in the Microsoft Cloud IT architecture resources and swipe through Microsoft's Enterprise Cloud Roadmap: Resources for IT Decision Makers.
See the following sections:
Microsoft's cloud offerings (SaaS, Azure PaaS, and Azure IaaS) and their common elements.
An architectural diagram of hybrid cloud for Microsoft's cloud offerings, showing the common layers of on-premises infrastructure, networking, and identity.
The SaaS hybrid scenario architecture and descriptions of key hybrid configurations for Skype for Business, SharePoint Server, and Exchange Server.
The Azure PaaS hybrid scenario architecture, the description of an Azure PaaS hybrid application with an example, and the description of SQL Server 2016 Stretch Database.
The Azure IaaS hybrid scenario architecture and the description of a line of business (LOB) application hosted in Azure IaaS.
These articles reflect the June 2017 release of the Microsoft Hybrid Cloud for Enterprise Architects poster.