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Brad Anderson announces System Center 2012 R2 preview available for download

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Today at TechEd Europe 2013 in hot hot hot Madrid (it's really hot here I can tell you!), Brad Anderson gave his keynote address to thousands of TechEd Europe delegates and it was a great performance from the seasoned professional that Brad is,




naturally there were some new announcements to make such as the immediate availability of preview software for Windows Server 2012 R2, System Center 2012 R2 and SQL Server 2014.


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The market-leading System Center Configuration Manager and cloud-based Windows Intune provide a unified environment to manage all devices. Windows Intune combines with System Center for a hybrid cloud approach to managing the growing “BYOD” challenge.


Microsoft customers such as Aston Martin explained why they are moving to the cloud with Microsoft and why it's benefiting their enterprises.


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speaking of Aston Martin you can win one of those awesome cars for yourself by checking out this cool competition from Microsoft.


What about the new stuff ?


There was plenty to demo and talk about today at Tech Ed Europe


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including the following, below are the new preview releases !, I'd recommend you get downloading to experience them for yourself !


Note: at this point the R2 Preview download for Configuration Manager is pointing to a SCOM_R2 download, that will be fixed shortly...


Windows Azure Evaluation

Windows Azure Pack



for those that want all the details here the transcript of what Brad talked about today in Madrid




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