Satya Nadella, president of Microsoft's Microsoft Server and Tools Business, spoke today about Microsoft’s private cloud solution and how it "will help businesses move faster, save money and better compete in 2012."
Specifically, he discussed how businesses can use Microsoft System Center 2012 to build and operate private clouds for business apps across both private and public cloud platforms.
“IT leaders tell me that private cloud computing promises to help them focus on innovation over maintenance, to streamline costs and to respond to the need for IT speed,” Nadella said. “We are delivering on that promise today. With System Center 2012, customers can move beyond the industry hype and speculation, and progress into the here and now of private cloud.”
The company put out the following infographic on "the private cloud":
System Center 2012 is now available in a Release Candidate as a single, integrated private cloud management solution for the first time.