System Center 2012 R2 Preview Evaluation Resources….



System Requirements – Full list of System Requirements for the Server and Client Operating Systems, SQL Server, the Self-Service Web Console, all of the SC2012 Agents, Windows PowerShell, .NET Framework, and Language Support

Cloud and Datacenter Evaluation Guide  for Windows Server + System Center - Learn how Windows Server 2012 R2, System Center 2012 R2, Windows Azure, and other new technologies work together to help you to provision and manage cloud and data center infrastructure, provide business continuity, deliver services, and manage applications.

Installation Guide – Let’s introduce you to System Center 2012. You can learn about what is new, view system and upgrade requirements, and get to know System Center 2012 R2 with the Evaluation Guide for with System Center 2012 R2 and the Windows Azure Pack.



Server and Cloud Platform on Facebook – Like!

System Center Forums – If you have questions, more than likely it has been discussed on the forums. pose questions and get answers from your peers in the IT Community as well as Microsoft MVP’s and Microsoft Technical Support Staff.

The System Center Team Blog – If you want to be on the bleeding edge of what is happening with SC2012, you need to follow the System Center Team Blog!

Microsoft Cloud on Twitter – A little bird told me this was the place to find out up-to-the-minute information on everything related to the Microsoft Cloud platform.




The TechNet Virtual Labs are an excellent place to get your hands dirty with the product without the investment in building your own lab. Bookmark this page and check back often to find out when the new System Center R2 Virtual Labs go live!




At the Microsoft Virtual Academy (MSVA), we host JumpStarts, live training sessions, and other lab content to get you ramped up on the latest technologies. We are currently developing new content for the R2 releases of Windows Server and System Center so check back often to see when it gets published.


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