5. CDW Managed Services On Microsoft Azure
CDW said it has extended its 15 years of expertise in hosted and remote managed services to the hybrid cloud to better support customers with their end-to-end infrastructure needs.
The Vernon Hills, Ill.-based company, No. 6 on the CRN 2015 SP 500, added in May a suite of Azure-related managed services around SQL databases installed on a virtual machine, managed storage on guest operating systems, and backup and restore.
The company said it will additionally support Azure-specific capabilities around virtual machine and operating system management; networking and connectivity and service level agreements; and around-the-clock operations. All of CDW's Azure implementations feature monitoring and management, monthly billing and case-based ticketing and escalation.