Agility and Business Value with Avanade’s Private Cloud Solution


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Avanade is ready to help you deploy services on demand, reduce costs and risks, while
optimizing operations. Avanade’s private cloud solution is built on the highly dynamic, available and cost-effective Windows Server 2012 operating system, and leverages the comprehensive management capabilities of Microsoft System Center 2012.

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Agility and Business Value with Avanade’s Private Cloud Solution

  1. 1. Avanade Private Cloud ®Avanade Technology Infrastructure Services Agility and business value with Avanade’s Private CloudAvanade’s Private Cloud Solution Deliver greater IT agility and business value, not just virtual machines.enables customers to deploy services • everage a cross-platform private cloud solution, and Lon-demand, reducing costs and risk uniformly manage multiple virtualization platforms and operating systems.while optimizing operations. • o beyond virtualization to a true cloud platform, with best- G in-class performance of Microsoft workloads, fully integrated management systems and the best economic model. • eliver and manage IT services across traditional, private and D public cloud platforms supporting real-world “hybrid IT” scenarios with Avanade’s business-oriented self-service portal.
  2. 2. Avanade® Private CloudAvanade Technology Infrastructure ServicesThe need for private cloud Flexible and cost-effective Delivering efficiency, cost savings and aIT organizations today operate under Microsoft System Center 2012 provides the modern workstyle for Unileverincreased pressure to deliver more robust most cost-effective and flexible platformservices with greater flexibility, in a for managing your traditional datacenters, Unilever is a multinational corporationshorter period of time. In such a business private and public clouds, and client producing home, personal care and foodenvironment, private cloud solutions computers and devices. System Center products under a variety of brands. Onenable better agility in operating IT 2012 allows you to manage multiple any given day, two billion people useapplications, while maintaining control hypervisors, physical resources, and Unilever products and the company hasover the entire cloud environment. applications in a single offering, versus approximately 167,000 employees in over multiple fragmented point solutions 100 countries.Agility and business value with Avanade’s delivered by competitors like VMWare at aPrivate Cloud solution much greater cost. Avanade was engaged to transitionFocused on better understanding Unilever to a robust and secure Privatecustomer pains and delivering Avanade Cloud Services Manager: The Cloud environment with all the businessorganizational efficiency, Avanade is unified business portal for your Private agility outcomes cloud enables.ready to help you deploy services on Clouddemand, reduce costs and risks, while Cloud Services Manager provides five key Avanade’s proven business analysis skillsoptimizing operations. Avanade’s private attributes necessary for enabling true and technical know-how, combined withcloud solution is built on the highly private cloud management through a our unique relationship with Microsoft,dynamic, available and cost-effective single, easy to use web portal. resulted in a private cloud solution thatWindows Server 2012 operating system, • ortal Consolidation: Integrate P incorporated a full suite of Microsoft®and leverages the comprehensive information and capabilities from four technologies including Windows® Servermanagement capabilities of Microsoft separate System Center component 2012, Hyper-V, System Center 2012 VirtualSystem Center 2012. We provide a uniquely consoles Machine Manager, System Center 2012unified business IT service portal to • elf-service with Governance: Role- S Configuration Manager and System Centermanage your environment with Avanade’s based access control and multiple 2012 Operations Manager.proprietary Cloud Services Manager (CSM). preconfigured roles that can be assigned to users BenefitsLeverage the cloud-optimized OS • usiness Orientation: Provide IT B • peed IT service delivery by 40 percent SWindows Server 2012 offers businesses managers with business context and and move faster in the marketplaceand hosting providers a scalable, organization of different environments Double company size without increasing • dynamic, and multitenant-aware cloud within your cloud including test, IT costs proportionalyinfrastructure that securely connects development , and production. • educe server costs and environmental Racross premises and allows IT to respond • hargeback: Includes a cost model that C impact by virtualizing up to 65% ofto business needs faster. The newly can be used to track costs based on servers in 2012.released server platform delivers hundreds resource allocation and consumptionof new features and enhancements valuesspanning virtualization, networking, • xtensibility: Extend to legacy platforms, Estorage, user experience, cloud computing, configure existing cloud resources, andautomation and more. customize form elements to fit IT and business needs. About Avanade North America Asia-Pacific Avanade provides business technology solutions and Seattle Singapore managed services that connect insight, innovation and Phone +1 206 239 5600 Phone +65 6592 2133 expertise in Microsoft® technologies to help customers realize results. Our people have helped thousands of organizations in all industries improve business agility, South America Europe employee productivity and customer loyalty. Additional Sao Paulo London information can be found at Phone +55 (11) 5188 3000 Phone +44 (0) 20 7025 1000 ©2012 Avanade Inc. All rights reserved. The Avanade Africa Scan this tag to read more about name and logo are registered trademarks in the U.S. and Pretoria Avanade’s Private Cloud Solution other countries. Other brand and product names are Phone +27 12 622 4400 on our corporate website. trademarks of their respective owners.