This week at the 2011 Microsoft Management Summit (MMS) in Las Vegas, Microsoft Corporate Vice President Brad Anderson introduced the new System Center 2012, which will enable IT managers to deliver private cloud services that empower business teams, provide greater insights into application performance, and allow IT to carry forward current investments as they adopt public cloud computing platforms, such as Windows Azure.

In his keynote, Anderson showed code name "Concero," the new System Center 2012 capability that empowers department-level application managers to deploy and manage their applications on private and public cloud infrastructure while helping IT managers deliver greater flexibility and agility to their business teams.

Read more about this news in the press release here.  You can also learn more in the blog post by Brad Anderson, "Private Cloud Computing:  Its all About the Apps", on the Official Microsoft blog.