There is no better role in Microsoft than working with partners. Therefore, Microsoft Worldwide Partner conference is my favorite event. It gives me an opportunity to meet and connect with various partners. This year again I will be at WPC 2010. You can find more info at http://www.digitalwpc.com
If you are attending lets catch up at WPC in Washington DC. I am also delivering 3 sessions and would love to see you at the sessions. :) Following are my sessions
1. Server and Cloud Continuum
Session Type: Breakout Session Track: Core Infrastructure, Independent Software Vendor Level: 100 Level: Introductory
As the transformation of the application back-end continues, Microsoft has been innovating both in the data center and in the cloud. Attend this session to hear about the most recent innovations in applications and data platforms along with a discussion of how innovations and solutions you build on the Windows Server System intersect with cloud computing
2. Build Successful Service Line Offerings around the Microsoft Middleware Stack
Session Type: Breakout Session Track: Application Platform Level: 200 Level: Intermediate
This session helps SI partners understand the Microsoft middleware strategy. Microsoft has various middleware assets delivered in various products like SharePoint, SQL Server, AppFabric, Azure and BizTalk Server. This session tells the all-up middleware story of Microsoft. We also share how our SI partners have successfully leveraged the Microsoft middleware stack to deliver real value to their customers.
3. New Business and Application Models with Microsoft SQL Azure Session Type: Expo Theater Track: Application Platform Level: 200 Level: Intermediate
SQL Azure enables businesses to increase profitability, realize new revenue streams and expand segment reach. Come to this session to understand how SQL Azure enables first mover advantage by reducing the time required for you to build and deploy to market. Learn about the game-changing opportunities that SQL Azure provides with elastic scalability, a dynamic consumption model, business ready service levels, and web-based accessibility and flexibility.