Microsoft Management Summit in Dublin

Microsoft new family of management products System Center plays a central role in the Microsoft vision to help IT organisations benefit from self-managing, dynamic systems. All of these new products have been launched in the last months and the Microsoft Management Summit in Dublin is the perfect opportunity for you to get a deep dive on how your organisation can make the most of these products.

  • System Center Operations Manager
  • System Center Configuration Manager
  • System Center Data Protection Manager
  • System Center Essentials
  • Microsoft System Center Essentials 2007
  • System Center Virtual Machine Manager
  • System Center Capacity Planner

TechNet Ireland is bringing the Best of MMS 2007 show to Dublin on October 5th. This full day complementary conference will give you a deep technical view on Microsoft’s management product suite.

Microsoft Management Summit – Agenda

What: “Best of MMS” Roadshow – Dublin

When: October 5th 08:45 Registration – 17:15

Where: Radisson SAS Royal Hotel, Golden Lane, Dublin 8

Registration: Please Register Online HERE

09:15 Welcome and Overview

09:30 Driving to Dynamic IT with Microsoft System Center

This session highlights how Dynamic IT enables solutions to key problems in IT management today, and how the System Center product suite enables companies to move to a Dynamic IT model. The part each product plays in this process is identified and the current status and future plans for the System Center product suite is described.

10:45 System Center Configuration Manager 2007 Technical Drilldown

This session starts by reviewing recent additions to the System Management Server 2003 product, including Asset Intelligence. The next major release of Systems Management Server, named System Center Configuration Manager 2007, is launching this year and the session continues by reviewing enhancements in this release to core features such as inventory, software distribution, update management and reporting. The session then covers new features such as OS Deployment and Desired Configuration Management before drilling into upgrade and deployment planning guidelines.

13:00 System Center Operations Manager 2007 Technical Drilldown

This session starts with a technical overview of System Center Operations Manager 2007, including descriptions of the features added in this release such as End to End service monitoring, Audit Collection Services and Agentless Exception Monitoring. This is followed by a drill down into the technical architecture of the product, including the extensibility options to enable network and heterogeneous management solutions.

14:30 Server and Application Virtualization Roundup

Virtualization is an increasingly important component of IT Operations today. This session describes how Microsoft’s different Virtualization solutions integrate and provides insights into Microsoft’s overall virtualization strategy. The topic provides details of products such as Microsoft SoftGrid, System Center Virtual Machine Manager and Virtual Server 2005 R2. The session closes by discussing the future virtualization support in Windows Server 2007 and the planned integration between SoftGrid and Configuration Manager 2007.

16:00 System Center: Data Protection, Capacity Planning, and Service Management

This session starts by demonstrating how the new Data Protection Manager (DPM) 2007 product protects file systems as well as Exchange, SQL and Sharepoint servers. Next the session describes how Capacity Planner 2007 assists with planning new Exchange Server 2007 and Operations Manager 2007 deployments through performance modeling. Finally the session describes how the recently announced Service Manager product will integrate multiple IT management solutions to enable true IT Service Management.

17:15 Q&A Session Open forum for questions arising from the day

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