Security considerations and compliance regulations are important drivers for people that choose to control their infrastructure using private/hybrid clouds while using IaaS and PaaS technologies to modernize their applications. Azure Stack was designed for these scenarios, and as a result, security and compliance are areas of major investment for Azure Stack.
Before starting implementing, we asked our customers what they expect from security for a solution like Azure Stack. Not surprisingly, the majority of the people we talked to told us that they would strongly favor a solution that comes already hardened and with security features specifically designed and validated for that solution. Additionally, people said that compliance paperwork is a top frustration.