Pros and Cons of a cloud-based DP
A customer asked about the benefits of using a Windows Azure-based distribution point. Great question!
- Content is encrypted by CM site before being sent
- Azure can be scaled up/down to meet increasing/decreasing demand
- supports BranchCache clients
Azure DP does not support PXE, multicast, OSD, app-v streaming, task sequences, packages that run from DP. Also no ability to prestage content