Simon Skinner is a four-year Microsoft MVP for System Center Datacenter and Private Cloud. Simon thrives on challenges and achievement, with over 15 years' experience in the IT industry and a proven track record. He presents and participates in Ask the Experts regularly at MMS and TechEd events in the US, Europe and Asia. Simon is also the owner and Founder of Cloud OS Community ( He has extensive knowledge about marketing, promotion and Evangelizing Microsoft Cloud OS technology. Microsoft Qualifications and accreditations include MCTS, MCP, C++ (Training), MVP IT experience includes working with SMB and large networks ranging from financial companies, Public sector and Private sector. Focusing on System Center, Public and Private Cloud (including Office 365, Azure and CRM online) Simon's technical skills range across the whole System Center Suite where he has deep technical knowledge. He has experience in writing SCOM Management Packs, creating custom monitors and rules; and extensive knowledge in Application Monitoring with APM. Simon has delivered Microsoft Train the Trainers sessions for Private Cloud and Datacenter in India, Singapore, US, UK and France (in French).