Microsoft’s datacenter virtualisation and management solutions, built on Windows Server 2008 R2 with Hyper-V and System Center provide you with a familiar, supported, and cost-effective technology platform to help you improve datacenter operations, deliver reliable services, and lower costs.
Windows Server 2008 R2, now with Service Pack 1 (SP1) provides new virtualisation technology that enables you to deliver more advanced capabilities to your business for increased IT efficiency and agility. Whether you want to consolidate servers, build a private cloud or offer Virtual Desktop Infrastructure, the addition of these powerful virtualisation features enables you to take your datacenter and desktop virtualisation strategy to a new level.
System Center 2012 helps deliver agile and cost effective datacenter services with integrated, “single pane of glass” management across physical, virtual, and cloud environments. System Center 2012 uniquely bridges the gap between private and public clouds with common management across infrastructure, platform, and applications, thereby offering unparalleled flexibility and control.
Together, Windows Server 2008 R2 and System Center 2012 help you accelerate your journey towards cloud computing by:
- Optimizing service delivery for the datacenter infrastructure and business-critical services
- Automating datacenter management processes and lowering operational costs
- Enabling businesses to consume IT as a service