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September 18, 2012

Windows Server 2012 Launched by Microsoft Philippines built from the Cloud Up

Microsoft Philippines officially announced the launch of Windows Server 2012 to the Philippine market.



Takeshi Numoto, Corporate Vice President of Server and Tools Marketing welcomed guests in Makati Shangri-la to a server that provides the foundation of a modern datacenter to help companies of all sizes realize the benefits of cloud computing.


“Windows Server 2012 was built from the cloud up and delivers new advancements in virtualization, storage, networking and automation. The enterprise customers are already using Windows Server 2012 to realize the promise of cloud computing,” said Numoto.


 
Joel Garcia, Server & Tools Business Group Lead, Microsoft Philippines, added that the new features of the Windows Server 2012 will enable businesses to further maximize their IT infrastructure.“Windows Server 2012 is a cornerstone of the Cloud OS, which provides one consistent platform across private, hosted and public clouds.  It will enable companies to maximize their IT infrastructure by delivering new advancements in virtualization, storage, networking and automation,” said Garcia.


Microsoft built Windows Server 2012 from the cloud up, applying its experience operating global datacenters that rely on hundreds of thousands of servers to deliver more than 200 cloud services. Windows Server 2012 expands the definition of a server operating system, with significant new advancements in virtualization, storage, networking and automation. Hundreds of new features can help customers achieve a transformational leap in the speed, scale and power of their datacenters and applications. In combination with Windows Azure and System Center, Windows Server 2012 empowers customers to manage and deliver applications and services across private, hosted and public clouds.


Customers can use their existing skills and investments in systems management, application development, database, identity and virtualization to take advantage of Windows Server 2012 and realize the promise of cloud computing. Many enterprise customers are already seeing tremendous value in early deployments. A survey of 70 early adopter customers from across the globe revealed that they expect, on average, 52 percent reduction in downtime, 41 percent reduction in workload deployment time, and 15 hours of productivity time saved per year, per employee. 91 percent of the companies surveyed expect a reduction in server administration labor, and 88 percent expect reduction in network administration labor.
Menzies Aviation, an airline passenger and cargo handling company that employs more than 17,000 people, is using Windows Server 2012 to provide identity access management and information access policies to its employees as it rapidly incorporates newly acquired businesses.


“We are very impressed by Windows Server 2012 and Microsoft’s overall solution to help us manage our systems and applications across our private cloud environments as they scale with our business,” said Martin Gallington, senior vice president of IT at Menzies Aviation.

Windows Server 2012 launch event sponsors include Cisco Systems, Inc., Dimension Data, Dell, Prima Games, and Veeam.

More information on Windows Server 2012 and the Cloud OS, visit http://www.windows-server-launch.com/Home. For updates, visit Microsoft Philippines on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/MicrosoftPhilippines) and follow @MicrosoftPH on Twitter.

You can try the newWindows 2012 Server for 120 days for FREE here: Download Windows 2012

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