Microsoft IT implemented their first Private Cloud for hosting the development and test environments internally for Microsoft. Their Private Cloud infrastructure supports their internal businesses, giving them the flexibility, scale and cutting edge technology to serve some of the most important product teams.

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Related resources

Hyper-V labs in here http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/windowsserver/hh968267.aspx.

System Center 2012 labs in here http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/evalcenter/hh913622.aspx.

More self-guided learning resources are here https://www.microsoftvirtualacademy.com/

To download a Windows Server 2012 Evaluation, go to http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/evalcenter/hh670538.aspx

To download System Center 2012 SP1 Beta, goto http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=34607

Additional resources

Ken Sim, MCT,  Technical Evangelist, Microsoft Corporation -SEA