Upcoming event: System Center Meets Virtualization – Fulfilling the Promise of the Dynamic Datacenter



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Posted on: Thursday, February 05, 2009 1:19 PM
Author: jchornbe
Subject: Upcoming event: System Center Meets Virtualization – Fulfilling the Promise of the Dynamic Datacenter

Just a quick note about an upcoming event we have planned that you may be interested in.  This one is taking place next Tuesday on February 10th in three locations across California:


San Francisco


I know most of you probably aren't in California but if you are then this sounds like an event you won't want to miss.  The event overview and links are below:


Event Overview

EDU IT environments, from K12 institutions to Universities, are some of the most challenging and complex around.  It is no small task to deliver IT services to tens of thousands of constituents (faculty, staff, students) across many independent departments – many of which have very specific needs and requirements.  In this 4 hour session, we will discuss how leveraging the technology found in the System Center family, in combination with Microsoft Virtualization, can alleviate many of the challenges and complexities that are paramount in EDU IT environments.   We will demonstrate and discuss the following:

  • System Center Portfolio Drill-down
    • Configuration Manager:  Just not for desktops anymore
    • Operations Manager:  The New MOM
    • Data Protection Manager:  Protecting data from its worst enemy (us)
    • Virtual Machine Manager:  The Manager of Managers
  • Windows Server 2008 and Virtualization
    • What is all the hype about Hyper-V?
      • Rapid server deployment using the Windows Hypervisor
      • Configuration of networking and storage
      • Moving virtual machines across hosts
      • Migrating physical to virtual
    • Server Core
  • The maturing Desktop
    • Microsoft Application Virtualization
    • Virtual Desktop Infrastructure
      • Microsoft Enterprise Desktop Virtualization
      • Citrix XenDesktop
  • System Center and Virtualization Academic Licensing Discussion

To register online for your location see the following links:

Irvine, California: http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032402173&culture=en-US

San Francisco, California: http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032402035&culture=en-US

Sacramento, California: http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032402034&culture=en-US


J.C. Hornbeck | Manageability Knowledge Engineer

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