May 27, 2005 - (HOSTSEARCH.COM) - Web hosting providers may want to take a look at the new version of Microsoft Solution for Windows-based Hosting. Version 3.5 of the Microsoft solution promises to help hosting providers lower operational costs while increasing average revenue per user (ARPU) through the roll out of enhanced managed services.
The Solution uses a centralized and automated management infrastructure to help reduce costs while increasing margins and service levels. With a collection of eight modular but integrated components, the Solution provides substantial flexibility by allowing you to deploy only the components needed to meet your specific business needs. These components are designed to integrate quickly and easily into your current infrastructure, preserving investments while enabling you to create a hosting environment that embodies operational excellence.
As far as whats new to version 3.5;
Full support for Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1 (SP1), a new set of Web server tools that help reduce customer support costs through more effective monitoring and problem resolution, new Web Site Starters for Windows partner applications, DotNetNuke and Telligent Community Server (Blogs, Forums, and Gallery), Microsoft Operations Manager 2005 which provides more out-of-the-box management packs, easier report customization, and at-a-glance server status, and Microsoft Provisioning System supported on Windows Server 2003 which allows web hosting providers to standardize their automation platform and take full advantage of the performance and security enhancements in Windows Server 2003