We talk a lot about the core architectural principles, concepts and patterns that go into creating a private cloud that enable you to take advantage of the key capabilities that cloud offers over a conventional datacenter.
These capabilities are enabled by a strong and robust software foundation. That foundation needs to make possible the abstraction required to support the decoupling of software and hardware required for mobile workloads. You also need a platform that fully calls out the critical cloud principle of multi-tenancy.
To learn more about what Windows Server “8” beta provides for cloud computing and more, check out Bill Laing’s post Windows Server “8” Beta Available Now!
Also, make sure to check the Windows Server Blog for regular updates from Bill Laing on what’s new and cool in Windows Server “8”.