Austin, TX – December 22, 2015 – Catapult Systems, a leading IT consulting firm and nationally managed Microsoft solutions provider, today announced that it will hold its annual System Center Universe (SCU) event on Tuesday, January 19 in Dallas, Texas and stream live to communities around the globe. SCU is a one-day conference featuring Microsoft systems management and cloud experts. This year, SCU content expands beyond System Center and will explore Windows 10, Windows Server 2016, IoT, Operations Manager Suite, Microsoft Intune and more.

Participants will be able to select from two featured tracks: Enterprise Client Management or Cloud & Datacenter Management. Notable presenters of this year’s SCU include:

•    Wally Mead and Pete Zerger of Cireson
•    Cameron Fuller and Jason Sandys of Catapult Systems
•    Symon Perriman of 5nine Software
•    Dieter Wijckmans of Coretech Benelux
•    Johan Arwidmark of Knowledge Factory
•    Kent Agerlund, consultant and author

“System Center Universe continues to bring together key leaders and influencers in the System Center community,” said Symon Perriman, Vice President of Business Development, 5nine Software, and Microsoft MVP. “Not only is it a time for peers to network and learn key industry trends, this year’s conference is pivotal in shedding light on the future direction and landscape of the industry with the upcoming release of Windows Server 2016 and System Center 2016.”

Five platinum-level sponsors have signed on to support SCU including Microsoft, Adaptiva, Flexera Software, Heat Software and Veeam Software. Other sponsors that have signed on to support SCU include Cireson, MPx Alliance, 1e and Squared Up.

In addition to the live event in Dallas, SCU will stream virtually to thousands worldwide.  Domestically, simulcast parties are scheduled in Austin, Denver, Houston, Phoenix, San Antonio, Seattle, Tampa, Ft. Lauderdale, Minneapolis, Washington D.C. and Omaha. International simulcast parties are scheduled in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, Vienna, Austria and Stuttgart, Germany. To learn more about SCU, visit www.systemcenteruniverse.com.