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System Center 2012

System Center 2012 Beta all in one download

Cloud - Care: System Center 2012 Suite Download page

I get asked all of the time, hey where is that or that software. We are always coming out with new software you want to try, yes "most" (not all) everything we have you can try for up to 180 days for free. The problem is, finding the download site. Well I put together this blog post so you have what is currently available today, and what most IT professionals are interested in Downloading. Please share with your friends!

Deploying and Managing Windows Azure Applications

Step by Step on we work with Applications

Datacenter or Enterprise editions to look at Hyper-V

Free Server just Hyper-V No Windows Server (the real thing is Free)

VMware or Hyper-V can both be managed by this current product (new one is in Beta below)

Our Next version of SCVMM What a better way to manage any virtualization.

Known as SCOM helps you monitor what's going on real time with your operations

Known as SCCM, our product that helps you roll out servers and properly configure them.

The next version of SCCM, much more control of deploying large numbers of servers.

Microsoft Virtual Academy

MVA is a FREE training resource that will allow you to learn about Cloud, both Private and Public. Learn on your own pace, gain points, get that advantage over your peers on the next level of IT products. A few of the training sessions include:

  • o MS virtualization for VMware professionals
  • o Planning, Building and Managing our own private cloud
  • o Office 365 for the IT Pro
  • o What's Windows Azure Intro

Try them all!

Test on Server Virtualization 70-659 great test I passed in January.

http://www.microsoft.com/click/services/Redirect2.ashx?CR_CC=200082962

Test on System Center Operations Manager 70-400 I also passed this one in January.

http://www.microsoft.com/click/services/Redirect2.ashx?CR_CC=200082965

 

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John Weston is a Cloud IT Pro Evangelist for Microsoft.http://aka.ms/syscntr During the last ten years he has spoken to thousands of IT Professionals across the country. Before joining Microsoft full time, he spent six years as an MCT, training people at a local college and getting new Microsoft hires up to speed. He holds more certifications than he can remember, but the list definitely includes MCITP, MCSE, MCDBA, MCT, and CCNA. Before becoming and MCT, Weston co-owned a software development and consulting firm that was a Microsoft Partner based in Dallas. His primary blog includes http://blogs.technet.com/b/jweston.