As Microsoft prepares to release the new 2012 flavor of its System Center family soon, today there was another product that hit the Release Candidate.  David Mills from Microsoft announced System Center Operations Manager 2012 R1 today morning.  The blog can be found here.

Cloud computing although not the only new feature in the new system center products, but the one most talked about and we already see many demo about cloud features for these beta and RC products.

System Center Operations Manager 2012 RC1 facilitates predictive availability and performance expectations of monitored applications.  It along with its dashboard and Visio integration provides birds eye view of could (private, public) and datacenter.

Here is the link to Microsoft download page.  Happy testing.