Sep 122011

Date: 26 September 2011 – 1200 to 1400 hours

Subject: Managing Private Clouds and BCS Jersey 2011 AGM

Speaker: Simon Skinner

Venue: St Paul’s Centre, New Street, St Helier

Event description

BCS AGM 2011

The AGM (Annual General Meeting) is part of the formal BCS governance and an opportunity for you to ensure the BCS in Jersey delivers what you want.

Following a brief review of the sections accounts and activities, there will be an opportunity to elect the section committee for the forthcoming year.

Being part of the committee is a great opportunity to help grow and maintain our section for the benefit of our membership as well as the promotion of IT as a profession. Why not consider standing for election and joining the committee? If you want to find out more about what is involved, please contact Tim Bullock (01534 815271, or by email

Please ensure that all nominations for the Committee are sent to the BCS Jersey Secretary using the official nomination form.

To be eligible to vote at the AGM, please remember that you must be a member of the BCS and must have registered for this event.

You can download a copy of the AGM minutes andTreasurer’s report (PDF format).

Presentation: Managing Private Clouds

In this fast paced session we will deliver an overview of the System Center Roadmap then dive into one of most exciting products in the suite, System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012.

This demonstration driven experience will highlight some of the core new capabilities of Microsofts Private Cloud management technology. We will also take a look what the current System Center suite can achieve with integration of products such as Operations Manager, Avicode, Configuration Manager and Service Manager. We will remain for a System Center Q&A.


Simon Skinner MVP has been in the computer industry since the early 1990’s. Starting out as a VB programmer where he developed stock control systems for haulage companies. From there he moved into networking gaining a high level of experience and expertise in designing and building web farms for large organizations.

Aware of its increasing importance in the new Millennium, Simon turned his attention to System Management with Microsoft SMS and MS MOM. Simons talents continued evolving with the System Center products with specialities including Hosted and multi-tenanted System Center, System Center Application Monitoring, Web Site and .Net services.

As well as demonstrating Microsoft technologies he has architected and deployed System Center to clients around the World and is a regular Speaker at Microsofts TechEd and Management Summit events.


To reserve your place at this free event, which is open to both BCS members and non-members, please visit

Please contact if you have any questions about this event.

Please note that coffee and tea will be served from 1200 and the talk will start after the Annual General Meeting.