Today Microsoft has made 4 new free virtual labs available. This gives you a great opportunity to try out some of the basic operations of some of the new suite of System Center tools.
TechNet Virtual Lab: System Center Operations Manager 2012: Infrastructure and Application Performance Monitoring
TechNet Virtual Lab: System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012: Building Your Cloud Infrastructure
TechNet Virtual Lab: System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012: Building a Service Template
TechNet Virtual Lab: Introduction to System Center Configuration Manager 2012
Try them out. And then if you’re interested in running these tools for yourself by building your own test environment, don’t forget to download the evaluations of these products HERE.