Unlock legacy data with Azure Stack

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Create cloud-based applications by using Azure Stack while integrating and preserving mainframe and core business process application data.


Architecture diagram shows user enters data to Web apps to Inter V NET data transfer to Kuberbetes to on-premises network.

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  1. User enters data into Azure-based web app.
  2. Application commits data to database over virtual network-to-virtual network VPN connection to Azure Stack.
  3. Data is processed by applications running on a Kubernetes cluster on Azure Stack.
  4. Kubernetes cluster communicates with legacy system on corporate network.


  • Virtual Network: Provision private networks, and optionally connect to on-premises datacenters.
  • VPN Gateway: Establish secure, cross-premises connectivity.

Scenario details

Use Azure Stack to update and extend your legacy application data with the latest cloud technology, such as Azure web services, containers, serverless computing, and microservices architectures.

Potential use cases

This is a solution to create new applications while integrating and preserving legacy data in mainframe and core business process applications.

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