Extend File Server to Cloud

This solution includes the resources to extend your file server to the cloud in an efficient, scalable and powerful way using the Azure Files and Azure File Sync. Azure Files offers fully managed file shares in the cloud that are accessible via the industry standard Server Message Block (SMB) protocol (also known as Common Internet File System or CIFS).

Azure File shares can be mounted concurrently by cloud or on-premises deployments of Windows, Linux, and macOS. Additionally, Azure File shares can be cached on Windows Servers with Azure File Sync (preview) for fast access near where the data is being used.

Solution Characteristics and Business Benefits​

Solution Characteristics
Business Benefits
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Solution Reference Architecture

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Solutions Component Details

This solution consists of the following Azure resources:
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Solution Reference Sizing

This solution has the following cost factors:


  • Currently Azure File Sync is free for one Sync Server (Details)

Indicative configuration and pricing summary:

*All prices shown are in Euro (€). This is a summary estimate, not a quote. For up to date pricing information please contact your local Logicom team.

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