> TECHNOLOGY > COMMUNICATIONS
offers Microsoft Windows Server 2008
managed hosting customers will be among the first to benefit from the
powerful new functionality of Microsoft Windows Server 2008, the
next-generation server operating system launched worldwide by Microsoft.
The new Microsoft server platform will help enterprises enhance application
availability and boost networking performance, while simplifying server
administration and management for Verizon Business. It also gives Verizon
Business more control over security for its customers by better safeguarding
data and protecting against server failure and intrusion.
“As the most advanced Windows server operating system ever offered, Windows
Server 2008 will enable us to deliver exceptional reliability and
performance to our enterprise customers,” said Michael Marcellin, vice
president of product marketing for Verizon Business. “Working closely with
Microsoft to bring this technology to market, Verizon Business is in the
perfect position to help customers gain more control over their IT
The latest iteration from Microsoft includes enhancements that allow Verizon
Business to offer customers a more streamlined server deployment that will
accelerate time to market.
Windows Server 2008 also includes an updated Web server, Microsoft’s
Internet Information Services 7.0, which will enable Verizon Business to
deploy, manage and host Web applications and services with enhanced
Verizon Business will offer Windows Server 2008 as a high-end managed
hosting solution to European and Asia Pacific customers later this year.