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
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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.
“If there could only be one recommendation to every provider in the hosting marketplace, it would be to sell your service capabilities and stop selling the technicals of your hosting service.”
Tier 1 Research, 2005 Year-End Market Size/Share Review, March 2006
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“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)
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