The Microsoft Private Cloud Fast Track Program is a joint reference architecture for building private clouds, which combines Microsoft software, consolidated guidance, and validated configurations with hardware partner computing power, network, and storage architectures; and value-added software components.
The provide documents can be very useful in designing Private Cloud Solution based on System Center 2012:
In order to turn you Datacenter into a Private Cloud you have to start from somewhere. Microsoft offers free tool called Microsoft Assessment and Planning (MAP). This tool will analyze you current environment and will propose you with solutions what can be virtualized. Also can give you rough Return of Investment (ROI) report. This videos is Module 1 Session 1 of Microsoft Solution Accelerators for the Datacenter and Private Cloud. Presenter is Lisha He – Senior Development Engineer.Click and watch.