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Move into the private cloud
Microsoft Private Cloud Fast Track
The Microsoft Private Cloud Fast Track Program is a joint effort between Microsoft and several private cloud hardware partners. The goal is to help you decrease the time, complexity, and risk of implementing a Microsoft private cloud.
Private cloud evaluation guide
Download a PDF to help you evaluate the private cloud on your own premises in a proof-of-concept environment.
Windows Azure Services on Windows Server
Microsoft is committed to delivering customers a consistent platform regardless of deployment location and calls this vision the Cloud OS. As part of this strategy, Microsoft is now enabling Hosting Service Providers to use Windows Server and System Center to deliver the same great experiences already found in Windows Azure. For technical details, see the
Global Service Monitor
Global Service Monitor is a cloud service that extends the application monitoring capabilities in System Center 2012 beyond your organization’s network to identify issues affecting users as soon as possible.
System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Service Pack 1
System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1 provides the following changes to help you manage your IT organization:
- Support for Windows 8 on clients
- Support for Mac computers, and Linux and UNIX servers
- Windows PowerShell cmdlets to automate Configuration Manager operations
- Integration with Windows Intune to manage PCs and mobile devices
- Support for cloud services
Try System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1