Cloud Essentials    Private Cloud

On Thursday, August 11, 2011, I delivered a TechNet Event in Irvine, CA on Building a Private Cloud.  We had some good turnout and I wanted to follow up with download links.

If you want to start working with current released technologies, you can grab the trial bits below.

Hyper-V Server 2008 R2 (Free Standalone Hypervisor): 
Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 Evaluation: 
System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2 SP1 Evaluation:
System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2 Evaluation:
System Center Configuration Manager 2007 R3 Evaluation: 

At the same time, we have 2012 beta versions of some of the System Center products which can be downloaded from the links below.

System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012 Beta 2: 
System Center Configuration Manager 2012 Beta 2: 

We also have some online training available to help get you up to speed on our Virtualization (and Cloud) technologies and can be accessed below.

Microsoft Virtual Academy:

I presented two PowerPoint decks during the session and had a third ready in case I had extra time.  I have uploaded all three decks to my SlideShare site for you to grab.  You can find the slides here:

Harold Wong