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The Microsoft System Center team is pleased to announce the launch of System Center Virtual Machine Manager Self-Service Portal 2.0 (SSP).

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The System Center Virtual Machine Manager Self-Service Portal 2.0 (SSP) is a fully supported, partner extensible solution that enables customers to dynamically pool, allocate, and manage their compute, network and storage resources to deliver a private cloud platform in their datacenter. Learn more.

Using SSP, they can respond more effectively—and at a lower cost—to the rapidly changing needs of their organization. SSP is freely available, and fully-supported by Microsoft.

Key Features:

·         Automation and Guidance: To assess, plan and design your private cloud foundation infrastructure

·         Customer/business unit on-boarding: Automated workflows to onboard business unit IT departments onto to your virtualized shared resource pool

·         Dynamic provisioning engine: To rapidly provision virtualized infrastructure in conjunction with System Center and Hyper-V

·         Self-Service portal: To empower consumers of IT to request and provision infrastructure for their apps/services

·         Partner Extensibility: Enable partners to expose their unique hardware capabilities through familiar Microsoft scripting technologies while providing variety and flexibility to IT

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Questions or Comments?

·         Please send your comments and feedback to sspfeedback@microsoft.com, or visit www.Microsoft.com/SSP.