Datacenter Abstraction Layer is a fairly new concept that is worth looking at it. You can find more about it here.
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Stanislav Zhelyazkov has been working in IT since 2007. Stanislav has started his IT career as a Help Desk Specialist in 2007 while studying Informatics in the University of Ruse. He also worked in HP Enterprise Services (now known as DXC), maintaining large corporate IT infrastructures for clients in Holland, Switzerland and Germany and was involved in a Private Cloud project based on MS Hyper-V and System Center. He was also in the role of Principal Consultant in Lumagate developing and consulting companies on Azure, OMS, management and Private clouds. Currently he is Senior Infrastructure Engineer, VP Microsoft Azure at Hosters.com. Stanislav is active community member at MSDN forums providing answers on Azure and OMS. His blogposts can be found at www.cloudadministrator.wordpress.com www.operationsmanagementsuite.org and or www.systemcentercentral.com. View all posts by Stanislav Zhelyazkov