These changes, when combined with the choice of MongoDB solutions on Azure (e.g., mLab, Bitnami, or a native deployment), allow us as Sitecore experts to have an absolutely seamless experience in the cloud.
SITECORE ON THE AZURE MARKETPLACE
To help customers get started quickly, Sitecore is now available in the Azure Marketplace on a bring-your-own-license basis. If you have valid credentials to the Azure Management portal here's a direct link. Available at outset is our XM1 edition optimized for to up to 100,000 visits per month. If you need to go bigger, you can scale the deployment through the Azure Management portal. Within a few weeks, XP1 will also be available. The process is incredibly simple, bring your license file, fill out a few dialogs, and within minutes, you will have a fully functional deployment.
Sitecore can be configured in many Azure regions, including:
East US, North Central US, West Central US, West US, North Europe (Ireland), West Europe (Netherlands), East Asia (Hong Kong), Southeast Asia (Singapore), Japan West, Brazil South, Australia East
AND THIS IS JUST THE BEGINNING …
8.2 Update 1 is just the beginning of Sitecore's elevated partnership with Microsoft and this cloud journey together on Azure. Sitecore has a lot more coming very soon. Bringing larger, more complex topologies for sites having > 100,000 monthly visits as well the other Sitecore modules into Azure Marketplace. Likewise, additional regions will be added as underlying technical dependencies (e.g., solutions for MongoDB, Azure Search) come online. Stay tuned … it’s going to be an amazing flight. Ryan Donovan is SVP, Product Management, at Sitecore | Diagram: ©Sitecore
If you want to talk to an expert in Sitecore 8.2 update 1, don't hesitate to shoot us an e-mail or get in touch with us.
Let's start this Big Cloud journey!