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Advantage through innovation! Join the System Center CEP Program #sysctr

Share the Community Evaluation Program for the upcoming System Center wave to your community peers, partners and customers. Join the program and become familiar with the newest technology. Advantage through innovation!

The Community Evaluation Program from the Management and Security team at Microsoft provides IT professionals a structured approach to evaluating System Center and Forefront products before their final release. Members of this program are able to evaluate early versions of products with guidance from the product team and by sharing of experiences and best practices among a community of peers.

This site is a starting point to get involved with the Community Evaluation Program. Once you have applied and been accepted to a program, you will be invited to a product specific site on Connect. Please check this page often for updates on current and upcoming programs.

You can contact the team at with any questions about the Community Evaluation Program. Thank you for your interest!

Open Programs

Configuration Manager 2012 Beta 2 –
Program starts April 2011

Download the Datasheet
Apply to Configuration Manager CEP

Virtual Machine Manager 2012 Beta –
Program starts May 2011

Download the Datasheet
Apply to Virtual Machine Manager CEP

Forefront Identity Manager 2010 R2 –
Program starts June 2011

Download the Datasheet
Apply to Forefront Identity Manager CEP

Upcoming Programs

Operations Manager 2012 Beta

Orchestrator 2012 Beta

If you are interested in applying to one of the upcoming programs, please email and you will be notified when applications are being accepted.


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