The Microsoft Management Summit 2012 is only three weeks away!!  We can’t wait to see you all there.

We will be running a series of focus groups at MMS to gather feedback from you on current and future versions of System Center. Participating in a focus group is a great way to directly help shape the future of System Center and to directly engage with some of the engineering team members.

These are the focus group titles, abstracts, and schedule:

(FG001) Windows Server and System Center futures – what comes next in IT management

Focus group participants will see story boards and concepts describing a vision our long term planning team has assembled to guide the direction and investment for the version of Windows and System Center *after* Windows Server 8. Ideal participants for the focus group have already had experience or briefings on Windows Server 8 and System Center 2012

Tuesday, April 17, 2012: 11:45am - 1:00pm

Wednesday, April 18: 11:45am - 1:00pm

(FG002) Taking IT Application Management to the Public Cloud as a Management Service

Are you an IT admin managing applications or leveraging cloud services? Maybe you’re already (or thinking about) taking advantage of SaaS based management solutions to increase your agility, reducing costs and saving you the burden of setting up and managing IT infrastructure. We would like to sit down and explore your needs, insights, and opinions to this rapidly accelerating paradigm.

Tuesday, April 17, 2012: 2:15pm - 3:30pm

Wednesday, April 18, 2012: 2:15pm - 3:30pm

 

If you would like to sign up for a focus group, please log into the MMS site using your credentials and you will see a link on the left hand navigation bar to sign up for the focus groups.