The most common objection to moving to the cloud is security – companies just aren’t ready to put their data in Azure. Azure stack is the answer to that problem. The ability to run the Azure services on premise is the first step for many companies in a move to a hybrid data center. In addition to security, Azure Stack provides a solution for companies with disconnected servers as well as those that continue to run legacy systems. The one key to evaluating Azure Stack is that your company does have a commitment to moving to a cloud solution sometime in the future. Azure Stack is not a replacement for an existing virtualized server that you continue to run as a stand alone box. Azure Stack is an extension of Azure, bringing the ability to innovation of the cloud to your on-premises environments