movie If you’re looking to get a head start in developing your own private cloud then there aren’t many better places to start than with Travis Wright’s 8 part series titled Bare Metal to Private Cloud. In the first video, Travis takes a look at the end state of managing a private cloud with Microsoft System Center, then follows with 7 additional videos that describe the various stages of going completely from bare metal to a private cloud managed by System Center 2012. If you want to get an idea of all the benefits a private cloud provides and what it takes to get this going, these are for you.

TechNet Webcast: Bare Metal to Private Cloud (Part 1 of 8): Beginning with the End in Mind (Level 200)

TechNet Webcast: Bare Metal to Private Cloud (Part 2 of 8): Hardware and Prerequisite Software Platform (Level 200)

TechNet Webcast: Bare Metal to Private Cloud (Part 3 of 8): Clustering Hyper-V and Installing a Highly Available Virtual Machine Manager Cluster (Level 200)

TechNet Webcast: Bare Metal to Private Cloud (Part 4 of 8): Configuring System Center 2012 - Virtual Machine Manager (Level 200)

TechNet Webcast: Bare Metal to Private Cloud (Part 5 of 8): Installing and Configuring System Center 2012 - Operations Manager (Level 200)

TechNet Webcast: Bare Metal to Private Cloud (Part 6 of 8): Installing and Configuring System Center 2012 - Service Manager (Level 200)

TechNet Webcast: Bare Metal to Private Cloud (Part 7 of 8): Installing and Configuring System Center 2012 - Orchestrator (Level 200)

TechNet Webcast: Bare Metal to Private Cloud (Part 8 of 8): Integrating System Center 2012 (Level 200)

J.C. Hornbeck | Solution Asset PM | Microsoft GBS Management and Security Division

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