Azure Cloud Director Offers a patent pending Single Click Azure Deployment using simple drag and drop functionality. Just Drag your application root folder(.Net / Java / PHP / Classic ASP / Tomcat / Glassfish / Jboss) and it shall deploy to your azure subscription using default settings which you do not need to bother about if you are new to azure. We are working on Single Click Azure Deployment for Clojure , Groovy , Scala, Fantom , Perl, Python, Ruby many of which are already in progress of getting deployed.
AA) Single click Drag N Drop Deployment: You dont need to know anything about Azure. If you have a working ASP.Net or Classic ASP or PHP Or Java(Presently in Beta as Multiple Stacks possible-Tomcat/Jboss/Glassfish) working solution(s), we can deploy it in single click.
BB) Auto Scaling your Instances:24×7 Monitoring of your applications based on Business rules as defined by you (CPU usage, RAM, ASP.net counters- any metrics you want to choose).It auto scales UP or DOWN defined number of instances . Please note that monitoring requires an always on Monitoring server and hence is a paid service. However, we are offering it free for non-commercial use. Azure Cloud Director(Video Showing Single Click Drag and Drop Deployment)
CC) Package Injection: If you are a NewBie, ignore this. if you are a Azure veteran, this is what you always wished for. You want to make bug fixes and code changes on the fly and that too with persistence just like a physical server and more so within secs not minutes or hours.with Azure cloud director you can view your files or edit code changes or drop new web application Dll and instantly its deployed.Time required for change is 1/20th of usual azure deployment when done from VS.Larger your package size, more difference you shall notice. We shall be posting comparison Graphs to give you estimate of Deployment Time. Azure Cloud Director (Video showing On The fly code changes to Azure package and Package Injection
DD) Run 32 Bit Applications/Binaries Dlls in Azure : 32 bit binaries has been a nightmare for azure Developers and many have resorted to using VM role or manual changes through powershell etc. With Azure cloud Director- just enable 32 bit application option and you are good to go.
EE) Legacy Application in azure: Register DLL/OCX/COM Components with ease with just choosing which are files you want to register and that’s all. Cloud Director shall do the rest. Even you forget to include them in Your BIN, we shall still discover the dependency and register your required OCX/ Dlls or COM components.
FF) Firewall management: Just choose which all ports you want to keep open and it shall be automatically done. You dont have to bother about checking same.
GG) Diagnostics Data: Worrying about What is happening to your instance: Just open Diagnostics data tab and you can see each windows event as it occurs and every failure beign reported by azure Cloud Director.
HH) Azure Blob Explorer: Want To upload, download delete inspect any blob? Available at your fingertips.
II) Table Storage: Want to inspect your Table data, or query for any data? Execute query directly from cloud director.
JJ) Azure Queue Manager: Watch your messages as it comes in your queues.Make new queues,delete or add new messages or pop messages.
KK) Auto Load all dependencies: Self Learner Dependency Module-It shall auto download dependency files on subsequent deployments.
LL) Automatic backup of all Your deployments:Maintain backup of all your configurations and deployments and change on the fly.If you want to roll back to a working application 2 months back- you can just do so. No data changes- Only Application rolled back.
MM) Azure Cloud Director Offers Support for 21 International Languages (and Growing Everyday): English,Russian,Portuguese,Spanish,German,French, Japanese,Korean,Chinese,Italian,Dutch,Swedish,Turkish,Hindi,Marathi,Gujarati,Bengali,Tamil,Telgu,Arabic.
Upcoming features :
A)Sql Azure Management
B)Detailed Help Wiki.
C)Drag & Drop Multi Tenancy
D)Web Based Deployment As A Service(Presently in Beta)
Azure Cloud Director is determined to offer an end to end solution and shall evolve as per demands of clients and change as brought in Azure platform.