Managing the Private Cloud (with Microsoft System Center 2012)

Wednesday 5th October 2011 , 6:30 pm.

Speaker: Nigel Cain, Senior Program Manager, Microsoft Cloud and Datacenter Management Division.

Room 4.31 (fourth floor), University of Edinburgh Informatics Forum, 10 Crichton Street, Edinburgh, EH8 9AB - map (click on Informatics Forum in the list of buildings).


Private Cloud promises to deliver cost savings and efficiencies but to realize these benefits, IT needs to have a clear focus on standardization, self-service, automation and compliance. In this session, we will discuss how the Microsoft System Center 2012 suite of technologies can help you deliver "IT as a Service", the key to a successful Private Cloud solution.

About the speaker


Nigel Cain MBA, MBCS CITP is a Senior Program Manager in Microsoft's Cloud and Datacenter Management division responsible for driving customer focused design and development efforts. His primary responsibilities include building working relationships with CxO, owners and technical leadership in customers and business partners, promoting and driving adoption of future versions of Systems Management and Private/Public Cloud management software and ensuring that customer needs and requirements are fed back into product development. Nigel joined Microsoft in 1998 as technical consultant and moved into a Program Management role in 2003. Since then he has worked on a number of different products and initiatives but his primary focus has always been on solutions that make Microsoft technologies easier to manage. Nigel graduated MBA from Warwick Business School in 2010.

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