Citrix: Azure Resource Manager Now Available in XenApp & XenDesktop Service
Back in 2008, Microsoft’s vision for Azure revolved around platform services (PaaS) targeted primarily at developers to build stateless .NET applications that could easily scale up and down automatically. But the stupendous growth of pure-play IaaS has since forced Microsoft to re-think their cloud strategy, because Azure PaaS VMs were deeply rooted in the Cloud Services foundation, making it hard for them to innovate on the underlying compute, storage and networking providers. Combined with competitive pressures from Amazon and Google, Microsoft was forced to go back to the drawing board.
Read the entire article here, Azure Resource Manager Now Available in XenApp & XenDesktop Service
via the fine folks at Citrix Systems, Inc.