AltosCloud HCI for Microsoft Azure Stack HCI

Azure Stack HCI is a hyper-converged cluster solution that runs virtualized Windows and Linux workloads in a hybrid on-premises environment. Azure hybrid services enhance the cluster with enterprise-class capabilities such as cloud-based monitoring, site recovery, and VM backups, as well as a central view of all of your Azure Stack HCI deployments in the Azure portal. You can manage the cluster with your existing tools including Windows Admin Center, System Center, and PowerShell.

Solutions Brief
AltosCloud HCI for Microsoft Azure Stack HCI

Benefits of Azure Stack HCI Altos Solutions

Remarkable Performance

Even hybrid architecture, Azure Stack HCI easily provides extreme IOPS and throughput.

Fault Tolerance

Built-in resiliency that handles drive, server, or component failures with continuous availability. When hardware fails, just swap it out; the software heals itself, with no complicated management steps.

Resource Efficiency

Comes with Mirror, Parity or Mirror-accelerated Parity virtual drive resiliency that delivers elastic storage efficiency or performance oriented for vary demanded workload.


Besides System Center and Power Shell, Admin Center also makes it easy to manage, operate and monitor VM and HCI architecture


Go up to 16 servers to scale out, simply add drives or add more BrainSphereTM servers. Azure Stack HCI will automatically onboard new drives and begin using them.

A Completed Software Defined Infrastructure

Azure Stack HCI on Altos BrainSphereTM server is a solution that combines the following:

  • Microsoft certified hardware from Altos Computing Inc.
  • Microsoft Azure Stack HCI OS
  • Windows Admin Center
  • Azure services
  • End-to-end Ethernet networking by NVIDIA®

AltosCloud HCI for Microsoft Azure Stack HCI - Network Design

AltosCloud HCI for Microsoft Azure Stack HCI relies on a dedicated Ethernet Storage Fabric (ESF) to communicate between nodes. The storage traffic communicates between nodes is through 25GbE network with RoCE (RDMA over Converged Ethernet) capable support.

AltosCloud HCI for Microsoft Azure Stack HCI - Validated Platform

Altos BrainSphere™ Servers