In several conversation that I recently had with Technology enthusiasts & decision makers, there is one clear topic that clouts most of the discussion art. The paradigm is shifting fast.
Lots of you might be catching up on what Private Cloud really means for you. An humble attempt to provide a single page answer to some of your initial queries ---------
As there is a lot of buzz around "Private Cloud" & if this topic interests you, as a BDM/TDM there are few steps that are worth your time & effort before you put your workforce after this new trend..
1. Quickly understand what is Private Cloud - http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/server-cloud/private-cloud/overview.aspx
2. Check where your organization stands - http://www.cloudassessmenttool.com/
3. Why Microsoft Private Cloud in terms of ROI - http://cloudeconomics.cloudapp.net/
4. What options are available to build a Private Cloud - http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/server-cloud/private-cloud/buy.aspx
The next series would be more focused for IT Professionals like engineers, consultants etc.