Azure Stack HCI 10-Week Implementation

SoftServe Inc.

Installing and configuring the Azure Stack HCI and deploying the client’s workload to a cluster.

About SoftServe

SoftServe is a digital authority operating at the cutting edge of technology. We reveal, transform, accelerate, and optimize the way enterprises and software companies do business. With expertise across healthcare, retail, media, financial services, manufacturing, and software, we implement end-to-end solutions, delivering the innovation, quality, and speed that our clients’ users expect.

About Azure Stack HCI

Azure Stack HCI is a hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) cluster solution that hosts virtualized Windows and Linux workloads and their storage in a hybrid infrastructure. At the end of the engagement, the customer can expect the following outcomes:

  • Understanding of HCI concept and use cases
  • Installing and configuring the Azure Stack HCI cluster
  • Workload deployment and validation on HCI cluster
  • Adopting workload delivery process
  • Reusable HIC deployment automation artifacts
  • Documentation and knowledge sharing


Week 1

  • Overviewing benefits, concepts, main features, and use cases of the Azure Stack HCI
  • Overviewing Azure cloud integration services
  • Reviewing the workload’s capability to be deployed to the HCI cluster
  • Assessing infrastructure readiness to install Azure Stack HCI
  • Configuring Azure Stack HCI hardware

Weeks 2-3

  • Installing & configuring dependencies and prerequisites
  • Installing Azure Stack HCI OS
  • Setting up Azure Stack HCI cluster

Week 4-5

  • Configuring Azure Stack HCI cluster & enabling main features
  • Preparing Azure cloud to integrate with the HCI cluster
  • Enabling Hybrid cloud features

Week 6-9

  • Creating & configuring computing, storage volumes, and networking
  • Adjusting the delivery process to deploy a workload to the HCI cluster
  • Deploying a workload to the HCI cluster
  • Validating a workload

Week 9-10

  • Preparing documentation & guidelines
  • Conducting knowledge-sharing sessions


  • Revealed HCI concepts, use cases, and features
  • Assistance with hardware installation
  • Configured Azure Stack HCI Cluster
  • Updated workload deployment process
  • Workload deployment and validation
  • Reusable deployment automations
  • Documentation and knowledge sharing

The price quoted is indicative and will vary depending upon the actual complexity and scope.