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24 Hours in a Private Cloud Virtual Event

Starts May 10th 2012

In collaboration with IEEE Computer Society, the Cloud Security Alliance and Dell, Microsoft is hosting a 24 Hours in a Private Cloud virtual event that will start May 10th, 2012 8:00AM GMT.

The event was built by the community for the community. Microsoft is the host of this event. Session content and product demos will be focused on our private cloud products (Windows Server, Hyper-V, System Center).

24 Hours In Private Cloud Virtual Event

Microsoft will be sharing additional information on:

o Private cloud technologies

o New MCSE Cloud certification

o Microsoft Virtual Academy private cloud training

o TechNet Evaluation Center

o Private cloud content from Microsoft TechNet and TechNet Subscription Professional

o Local Microsoft IT Camps where private cloud is the primary topic

Dell will be sharing information on their private cloud hardware, solutions and services. Cloud Security Alliance will discuss their research and industry guidance which Microsoft has been a major contributor toward. The IEEE Computer Society will showcase their cloud content and guidance to help IT Professionals understand the dynamics of a Cloud computing. Each will have a keynote session at this event.

Overview: Attendees will hear from top industry and technical professionals from around the world to help them better understand the private cloud technology solutions that are available today. They will engage with industry organizations to understand their view of the public cloud and how the role of the IT Professional will evolve as more and more organizations begin a private cloud transformation. Attendees will have access to a number of technical professionals who will be on hand talking about the required components to simplify private cloud creation and management. As a part of this event, they can expand the dialog with their peers on numerous topics focused on operational efficiencies that come from deploying a private cloud.

Expectations: Through the virtual event experience, we expect that attendees come away with the knowledge and experience to help them in their private cloud infrastructure decisions and be prepared to have thought-leadership based discussions focused on building and managing their organization's agile and efficient private cloud environment. After the event, we would like to see the attendees download and test our private cloud products from the TechNet Evaluation Center and leverage our private cloud promoted assets which we identified above.

CALL TO ACTION:

Register for the Event: http://bit.ly/24hipc

Marketing Context: Every organization has the power to employ cloud technologies in their own way, at their own pace and with their own terms. The use of private cloud technologies help transform how organizations manage infrastructure resources, provision applications and automate services for their business. It also helps them leverage and manage public cloud services that expand their current infrastructure and application capabilities. As an end result, organizations increase IT operational agility, improved business focus and achieve value-add economics that evolves their IT infrastructure into a strategic asset.

Twitter: https://twitter.com/@24hipc

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More Stories By Dan Stolts

Dan Stolts (The "ITProGuru") is a technology expert who is a master of systems management and security with over 25 years experience. He is proficient in many Microsoft products especially in the server area (Windows Server, System Center, Exchange, SharePoint, Virtualization, Etc) and holds many certifications including MCT, MCITP, MCSE, TS, etc.

Dan is currently specializing in System Management and Security and is also very passionate about virtualization and cloud technologies. Dan is and has been a very active member of the community. He is president of Boston User Groups, Founder of Virtualization Group Boston, Founder of North East Leaders and serves on many IT Community group boards. He is in the process of writing his first book on building technology communities. He is a believer in social networking and can be reached on twitter @ITProGuru. He has participated in many non-technology community groups such as: Boy Scouts, Rotary Club, Lions Club, local Chambers of Commerce and is a mentor for the local high schools. Dan is an enthusiastic advocate of technology and is passionate about helping others. Dan's lifelong passion has been and continues to be to help and teach others!

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