RightScale enables users of Windows Azure Virtual Machines and Storage to quickly begin using proven and resilient architectures, to scale and operate in an automated fashion, to gain visibility across regions, and to link to other public and private clouds.
Manage your Windows Azure public cloud deployments alongside your private cloud deployments — using the same configuration and automation methodology for both.
Automate Provisioning and Operations
Use customizable pre-built RightScale ServerTemplates™ for dynamic configuration, including an out-of-the-box scalable 3-tier .NET deployment.
Maintain Choice and Control
RightScale supports both Windows and Linux on Windows Azure for openness and flexibility while providing complete control and governance.
Stage Entire Environments
RightScale gives you a way to stage Windows Azure VMs before launch or after termination, persisting configuration and monitoring data and enabling one-click disaster recovery and testing environments.
With a range of load balancer, app server, cache server, and database ServerTemplates, the MultiCloud Marketplace™ can get you up and running quickly.
Link to Public & Private Clouds
Create a cohesive hybrid cloud environment for backup, disaster recovery, geographic diversification, performance enhancement, or cost optimization.
An Introduction to RightScale and Windows Azure
RightScale and Windows Azure Overview
RightScale and Windows Azure: A Demonstration
SQL Server on Windows Azure
Run Highly Available SQL Server on Windows Azure
[+] Virtual Machines[-] Virtual Machines
VMs are the IaaS compute offering for Windows Azure, with both Linux and Windows instances. Windows Azure VMs are in Technical Preview.
RightScale provides support to launch, terminate, clone, configure, auto-scale, monitor, and SSH/RDP Azure VMs.
[+] Disks[-] Disks
Disks are the block volume storage for Windows Azure VMs.
RightScale provides support to create, delete, attach, detach, clone, and snapshot Disks.
[+] Storage[-] Storage
Azure Storage is an object storage service for Windows Azure.
RightScale supports backups and snapshots to Azure Storage.