Discover Azure Stack HCI

Modern Subscription for Familiar, Flexible HCI


Azure Stack HCI is a member of the Azure Stack family. It features the same Hyper-V based software-defined compute, storage, and networking as Azure Stack and shares similar testing and validation criteria.

The new Azure Stack HCI OS will feature a new subscription model that’s paid through an Azure account. and pricing that scales down for edge. It has the same core OS components (kernel, networking stack, etc.), same management track, and the same hardware catalog.

World-class hyper-converged infrastructure stack

Includes Hyper-V for secure, efficient virtualization of Windows and Linux, Storage Spaces Direct for fast enterprise-grade storage, and Azure-inspired software-defined networking.

Delivered as an Azure service with hybrid built in

Up-to-date subscription for software and support, integrates with Azure, and natively monitor, secure, and backup to the cloud.

Familiar for Hyper-V and server administrators

Leverage existing virtualization and storage concepts and skills, works with System Center, AD/GPO, and PowerShell, and works with popular third-party backup, security, and monitoring tools.

Flexible hardware choices from your preferred vendor

Choose vendor with the best service and support in your geography. Integrated systems with full-stack updates and joint support. 150+ pre-validated nodes to customize and configure.