Microsoft® Cloud Platform provides an Azure-consistent experience, combining Microsoft’s proven software stack of Windows Server 2012 R2, System Center 2012 R2, and Windows Azure Pack.
Windows Server 2012 R2
Run up to 1,024 active virtual machines, with a total of 4TB of physical memory and 2,048 virtual processors per host machine.
Further increase scale by clustering up to 64 nodes to drive a maximum of 8,000 virtual machines per cluster
System Center 2012 R2
Unified management with powerful features that include:
Operations Manager to monitor services, devices, and operations
Configuration manager for Flexible OS deployments, compliance and settings management, device and patch management, and application delivery
Virtual Machine Manager to configure and manage your virtualization host, networking, and storage resources.
Windows Azure Pack
Integrated with Windows Server, System Center, and SQL Server to offer a self-service portal and cloud services such as virtual machine hosting (IaaS), database as a services (DBaaS), and scalable web app hosting (PaaS)
Includes a management portal for users and administrators
REST-based Service Management API
Shared web hosting platform for ASP.NET, PHP, and Node.js web apps
IaaS capabilities for Windows and Linux virtual machines (VMs)