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Transforming IT with Private Cloud

Microsoft private cloud solutions are built using Windows Server with Hyper-V and System Center – the combination of which provides enterprise class virtualization, end-to-end service management and deep insight into applications.

Editor's Note: Cloud Computing on Your Terms

A common management toolset from desktop to datacenter, and beyond, puts you in control when using Microsoft’s private cloud technologies.

On-Demand Webcast: Transforming IT with Microsoft Private Cloud

Get real world answers from IT leaders who have been putting cloud technology to work in their own organizations.

Download Microsoft Private Cloud Evaluation Software

Evaluate System Center 2012 Release Candidate plus the optional Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 download.

White Paper: Microsoft Private Cloud - A Comparative Look at Functionality, Benefits, and Economics (pdf)

In this whitepaper, we compare private cloud solutions from Microsoft and VMware. We do this by defining private cloud using industry standard concepts, explain the Microsoft products needed to create a Microsoft private cloud solution and then define the technology benefits a Microsoft private cloud solution provides.

White Paper: Flexible Workstyles and Enterprise IT (pdf)

This paper looks at the benefits and challenges of consumerization and provides details on how Microsoft solutions can help IT departments support flexible workstyles by optimizing the application infrastructure, providing unified management, and supporting modern security and access models.

Microsoft Virtual Academy: Configuring and Deploying Microsoft’s Private Cloud

Find brand new courses on infrastructure management, infrastructure components, service delivery and automation, and application services management.

CLOUD AND DATACENTER MANAGEMENT

INFRASTRUCTURE MANAGEMENT

CONFIGURATION MANAGEMENT

SERVICE DELIVERY

APPLICATION MANAGEMENT

SERVER AND CLOUD SECURITY

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Cloud/Consumerization: Manage it Well

The converging imperatives of managing consumer devices and realizing the economies of private clouds require a new class of management tools and the System Center 2012 family is ready for the challenge.

System Center 2012 Deep Dive

The System Center suite is getting a major overhaul. Go beyond managing boxes and virtual machines to holistically managing your applications and services and deliver your private cloud with full control.

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