Tuesday, January 15 marks a major milestone for Hosting Service Providers who leverage the Microsoft Platform. Microsoft broadly announced the availability of System Center 2012 Service Pack 1 (SP1) as well as new Windows Server hosting technologies – Web Sites, Virtual Machine Hosting, and Service Management Portal. These releases include technologies specifically built for Hosting Service Providers that are designed to reduce infrastructure costs as well as enable new business opportunities. Have you seen how this release can benefit your customers? We have gathered some helpful resources to get you started below.
Step 1: Learn more about System Center 2012 SP1 and Windows Server 2012:
Read the press release and an accompanying executive blog post outlining Microsoft’s Cloud OS vision. Then review the following information to learn more.
System Center 2012 SP1
Windows Server 2012
Step 2: Start a Proof of Concept with System Center 2012 SP1.
Step 3: Determine if you need a control panel ISV.
Step 4: Review Hosting Service Provider Case Studies.
Step 5: Contact your account team for assistance.
Microsoft Partner Hosting and Cloud Services - Technology Specialist team
System Center 2012 Service Pack 1 General Availability
Web Resources Hosting on Microsoft.com
System Center 2012
Web Sites & Virtual Machines for Windows Server
Case Studies NetBenefit
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