As Microsoft states: ‘…Customers can use this guidance to implement a private cloud solution with hardware they already own or purchase…’.
The guidance set consists out of these documents:
- Reference Architecture Guide:
This guide details a reference architecture that incorporates many Microsoft product and consulting team best practices. The architecture is the foundation for a highly available, scalable, secure, and manageable private cloud with high performance. While all organizations will find it of value, it will prove most useful to medium through large enterprise environments.
- Reference Deployment Guide:
This guide provides detailed installation and configuration steps to deploy the physical architecture detailed in the reference architecture guide.
- Reference Operations Guide:
This guide includes many of the operational tasks that are often executed in a private cloud environment
The whole set can be downloaded from this location.