Release Candidate (RC) Of System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012 + Documentation Now Available!

The Release Candidate of System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012 (VMM) and the corresponding Evaluation VHD is now available for download. System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012 allows organizations to:Deliver Flexible and Cost-Effective InfrastructurePool and allocate datacenter resourcesMulti-hypervisor managementFlexible delegation with controlSelf-service infrastructureProvision and Manage Standardized Application ServicesProvision standardized applicationsSimplify application managementCloud enable existing appsOptimize […]

The Release Candidate of System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012 (VMM) and the corresponding Evaluation VHD is now available for download.

System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012 allows organizations to:

  • Deliver Flexible and Cost-Effective Infrastructure
    • Pool and allocate datacenter resources
    • Multi-hypervisor management
    • Flexible delegation with control
    • Self-service infrastructure
  • Provision and Manage Standardized Application Services
    • Provision standardized applications
    • Simplify application management
    • Cloud enable existing apps
  • Optimize Virtualization Management
    • Optimize infrastructure based on application needs
    • Highly available private cloud infrastructure
    • Industry standards support

Here the download details for the team blog post:

DOWNLOADS

EvalVHD

This folder contains a pre-configured VHD to aid in the evaluation of the Release Candidate. It is optional to use this VHD or do a full install of VMM 2012 RC. The VHD has all the necessary software already installed, including the following:

  • Windows Server 2008 R2 standard operating system
  • SQL Server 2008 R2
  • VMM 2012 RC
  • Windows Automated Installation Kit (AIK) for Windows 7
  • Microsoft Storage Management Service
  • Web Deployment Tool

Install package

  • This package includes the CD Layout for VMM 2012 RC. Use it to do a full install of VMM 2012 RC.

Documentation

For documentation about the VMM 2012 RC, see System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012 on TechNet.

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