Cloud computing can potentially transform how you deliver datacenter services to your business from an agility and operational efficiency perspective. By pooling virtualized datacenter resources, you can take a standardized self-service approach and dynamically provision and scale applications while only paying for what you use.
 
While offering the potential for many benefits, virtualization and cloud computing can also lead to increased IT complexity.

Key Benefits

  • Flexible and cost-effective infrastructure
  • Predictable application SLA
  • Physical, virtual & cloud management on your terms
This is where Microsoft System Center 2012 can help: it provides a common management toolset for your private and public cloud applications and services—enabling productive infrastructure, predictable applications, and cloud computing on your terms so you’re empowered to deliver IT as a Service for your business.
 
System Center 2012 helps you deliver flexible and cost-effective private cloud infrastructure to your business units in a self-service model while carrying forward your existing datacenter investments. Recognizing that applications run your business, System Center 2012 offers deep application insight combined with a service-centric approach that helps you deliver predictable application services.

Highlights

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