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The Microsoft® Forefront™ team is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for participation in the Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010 Community Evaluation Program (CEP). The goal of this program is to provide early adopters a streamlined approach to evaluating Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010 (FEP).
For customer and partners who want to efficiently manage implementation, test scenarios, discover and contribute to best practices, the CEP provides a structured approach for connecting with the product group and a community of peers. As a member of the Forefront Endpoint Protection CEP community, you will be asked to participate through the sharing of your learnings, questions, and experiences.
Here is what you can expect from the program:
· Guided Learning/Evaluation Theme Activities
· Participation in Theme Activities
· Product Bits (Evaluation version) **
· Implementation of FEP in test environment
· Product Group Access via Virtual Chalk Talks
· Sharing of Best Practices
· Forefront Community Access
· Willingness to Share Experiences
Want to be involved?If you are interested in participating in the program, please contact your Microsoft account team or visit the Forefront Connect site (you will need to create a Live ID Account if you do not already have one to join Microsoft Connect) and fill out the Forefront Community Evaluation Program Application by October 1st. Applications will continue to be accepted throughout the program, but members added after the program kick-off October 5th, will be expected to move through the bi-weekly themes at their own pace.
Please note: Submitting an application does not guarantee participation in this program. All rights of selection are reserved by the Forefront Endpoint Protection CEP to ensure we have the broadest possible distribution of participants.
Jeff Wettlaufer Sr Technical Product Manager System Center, Management and Security Division