From the Back Cover
An Essential Resource for Implementingthe Hottest Technology in IT The next step in the evolution of business computing has gone to the cloud. With the significant cost savings and performance boost that it offers, more companies are turning to private clouds and need IT professionals who understand the infrastructure. This how-to guide walks you through the technology and shows you how to build a secure, internal cloud using Microsoft Windows Server® Hyper-V® and Microsoft System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager (VMM). Learn how to implement and manage a virtualization environment and prepare for the future of Windows Server computing. Explore the new capabilities of VMM for System Center 2012 Set up, configure, and deploy VMM to meet your business needs Create, add, modify, configure, or remove the different Fabric components Add library servers and library shares to your environment, then scan for compliance Manage private clouds through their life cycle while provisioning access to both the VMM and Library resources Interact with your newly formed private cloud through the interfaces offered in VMM Focus on the applications that will be hosted on your private cloud
About the Author
Aidan Finn is an MVP in Virtual Machine: System Administration and leader of the Windows User Group in Ireland. Hans Vredevoort is a Cluster MVP and an infrastructure consultant. Patrick Lownds is leader of the Microsoft Virtualization User Group in the UK. Damian Flynn is the Infrastructure Architect for Lionbridge Technologies and acting manager of Core Infrastructure Group.