Microsoft's 2010 Worldwide Partner Conference kicks off next week!

Starting Monday, Microsoft’s 2010 Worldwide Partner Conference begins in Washington D.C.

More than 9,300 partners and 3,600 Microsoft attendees will join together to discuss some of the top issues and opportunities facing the partner community, product innovations coming down the pipeline and best practices for the coming year.

For those of you unable to join us in D.C., you can still keep up to date on all the news coming out of the event virtually:

· Visit the WPC Virtual Press Room where you can watch the keynotes live starting at 8:30 a.m. (Eastern).

·  Follow the conversation on Twitter via @WPCDC and @STBNewsBytes, or using the hashtag #WPC10.

· And for additional background on Microsoft’s cloud strategy and services, visit the Cloud Guide for IT Leaders or the IT Infrastructure Spotlight Pressroom.