Windows ® Hosting Services. Anne Greenwald, Business Development Manager Microsoft EMEA Communications Sector. Agenda. Market Opportunity Microsoft Windows Web Hosting Platform Readiness Partnering with Microsoft. Key Hoster Questions. Can Microsoft Windows scale to meet hosting needs?
Anne Greenwald, Business Development Manager
Microsoft EMEA Communications Sector
‡: IDC, U.S. Web Hosting Services 2005-2009 Forecast, Doc #3338, May 2005
Source: IDC, U.S. Web Hosting Services 2005-2009 Forecast, Doc #3338, May 2005
“Microsoft has been extremely proactive in addressing key service provider issues …. Microsoft’s proven commitment to … has greatly contributed to the growing demand for Windows-based hosting.”
Melanie Posey, Research Director at IDC
Enables selling to technical and business decision makers
Value (millions of $)
Mercedes BenzBrand Recognition
Source: Businessweek, August 2005. (Interbrand study)
Do you have a preference for which server operating system your Web site runs on?
Source: Based on study conducted by EdgeStrategies with SMBs in a large European market.
Tier 1 Research, 2005 Year-End Market Size/Share Review, March 2006
* Future offering
* Future offering
“It seems that Microsoft has learned this lesson. …Microsoft has spent a fortune in time and money to improve the security of its software and has made incredible headway.”
Michael Gavin, Senior Analyst, Forrester (ZDnet)
Help partners sell
No up-front costs
Always latest versions
Allows shared usage
Cost control (OPEX)
Low risk (pay-as-you-go)
Free demos, tests and evaluationsServices Provider Licensing Program (SPLA)
Learn more at: www.microsoft.com/serviceproviders/licensingand www.explore.ms
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