Dhananjay Mahajan is a Senior Program Manager lead in the Windows Server & System Center Partner Engineering team. In his role, Dhananjay is responsible for designing and delivering solutions with partners leveraging the latest enhancements of the Windows platform. He has worked with several strategic Microsoft partners to deliver Cloud and IaaS solutions on Windows. Prior to that he was enabling Microsoft .NET application monitoring and Web services management in System Center Operations Manager. In the past, he has been involved in building the management infrastructure for Web services. He has also worked on .NET application server technologies such as .NET Transactions, Distributed Transaction Coordinator, and Enterprise services (COM+). He holds 8 patents in the field distributed applications and systems.