Today (1st of November 2011) another Community Evaluation Program kicks off, this time the program will be about the Microsoft System Center 2012 Private Cloud. Members of this community will evaluate the pre-release versions of Microsoft System Center 2012 with guidance from the product team and through sharing of experiences and best practices among a community of peers.

The schedule for the program is as follows:

Session Title Session Date
Microsoft’s Private Cloud Solution 11/1/11
Private Cloud and Windows Server Hyper-V 11/8/11
Zero to Cluster, Get Ready for the Private Cloud 11/15/11
Heterogeneous Hypervisors, the Private Cloud, and You 11/29/11
Overview of Service Delivery & Automation for the Datacenter
& Private CloudStandardizing Service & Request Offerings for Self Service Consumption
Automating Fulfillment of Service & Request Offerings 12/13/11
A standardized approach to deploying services across private and
public clouds
Application self service – Delegation with Control 1/17/12
To be Announced 1/24/12
Who is touching my Cloud? Access and Control of Private Cloud
How is it running? Let’s make sure the Private Cloud gets the
resources it needs
Integration for Service Delivery & Automation in the private
Process Automation for the datacenter and private cloud 2/21/12
Reporting for the datacenter and Private Cloud 2/28/12
Application Performance Management with deep insight and analysis 3/6/12
Application-level Dashboards 3/13/12
Infrastructure Management — Recap 3/20/12
Service Delivery — Recap 3/27/12
Application Management — Recap 4/3/12
Wrap-Up/Customer Stories 4/10/12

Join the program by submitting your details here, the program is free and you receive the information about the new System Center 2012 Products from first hand.