Coming soon to a betaplace near you...Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager.

Here's how to sign up:

1. Go to http://connect.microsoft.com

2. Sign In with your Passport or Windows Live ID

3. Select “Available Connections" from the left pane

4. Scroll down the list to see the available beta programs

5. Find “System Center Virtual Machine Manager Beta 1 Public Program” from the list

6. Select Apply

7. Microsoft Connect will require a one-time registration if you haven’t already done so

8. Complete the Virtual Machine Manager Beta 1 nomination survey

9. Once registered and approved you will receive an acceptance e-mail will further instructions. After that, you can use http://connect.microsoft.com/vmm to directly access the SCVMM beta web site.