Azure Premium Storage reaches General Availability, a key to Microsoft Dynamics AX cloud story

Microsoft announced today that Azure Premium Storage has reached general availability status. Premium Storage is a solid-state drive (SSD)-based storage offering designed to support I/O-intensive workloads - like those of Dynamics AX.

Here are some details from the Microsoft Server and Cloud Blog:

"Premium Storage is currently available for use in the West US, East US 2, West Europe, Southeast Asia, and Japan West regions. With general availability, Premium Storage will now carry a service-level agreement (SLA) for 99.9 percent availability. General availability pricing will be in effect on June 1, 2015.


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