Centralized management takes advantage of support for centralized change and configuration management. Centralized management provides:

  • Overall change and configuration control for deployments of many servers.
  • Better management of servers to reduce cost and effort of maintaining the platform as your organization grows.
  • Automated processes to provision and configure the systems and services.
  • Centralized approach to monitoring, managing, and reducing cost and effort of operations.

Integration with Other Solution Technologies

Centralized management provides services and support for the following technologies in the :

  • Service Provisioning
  • Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services Hosting
  • Update Management
  • Monitoring and Reporting

Delegation and Self-Administration Features

Centralized management supports the following six levels of delegation, each of which can be divided into more specific permission sets:

  • Service Provider Administrator - Delegated rights to manage all customer objects and data.
  • Service Provider User - Delegated permissions to read all customer objects and data and manage self.
  • Reseller Administrator - Delegated permissions to manage his reseller container and all customer objects beneath.
  • Reseller User - Delegated permissions to read only data in the reseller container and manage self with no access to customer objects.
  • Customer Administrator - Delegated permissions to manage all customer related objects in his container.
  • Customer User - Delegated permissions to manage self and read data in the customer container.