When? Thursday, May 10th 2007
Where? Kinepolis Brussels
Topic? Microsoft System Center and Microsoft ForeFront put you in control
Learn how these new products put you in control of an infrastructure that empowers your business at every stage. You’ll also learn how to plan and maintain an agile infrastructure and help protect it from harm.
08:30 – 09:30
Welcome & Registration
Take Control: Manage and Secure Your Environment
As infrastructure IT professionals, you have three broad accountabilities: maintaining the health of your clients and servers, keeping users productive regardless of where they are, and maintaining visibility and control over the entire IT environment. In this keynote session, you will be introduced to Microsoft’s systems management and security solutions – System Center and Forefront. You will learn how these solutions work together to help put you in control of infrastructure that empowers your business at every stage. Through productive, simplified, and integrated products, System Center and Forefront can help you now and in the future by creating an IT environment that is well-managed, secure, and effective.
Philippe Lemmens, Business Group Manager Server & Tools, Microsoft BeLux
10:15 – 10:40
Break & Expo
Forefront Security Anti-Malware Protection: a technical overview with special guest star “Forefront Client Security”
Microsoft Forefront Client Security is a new security product that Microsoft is releasing to help protect business desktops, laptops, and servers from emerging threats such as spyware and rootkits, as well as viruses and other traditional attacks. This technical drilldown session provides a comprehensive product overview and an introduction to Microsoft Forefront Client Security's capabilities.
Sasa Radosevic, Security Technology Specialist, Microsoft Netherlands
12:00 – 13:00
Lunch & Expo
Microsoft Services offerings delivered by Microsoft Premier Services (optional session during lunch break)
This session will explain how we enable customers to easily operate and support core Microsoft products in a way that minimizes downtime and risks; maximizes supportability, change management and accountability; and enables data-driven IT decision making. We explore how you can achieve Operational Excellence with our Microsoft IP solutions: Service Level Management (SLM), Desired Configuration Monitoring (DCM) and Proactive Monitoring with Microsoft Operations Manager (PMM).
Frank Bosman, Practice Manager Premier Services, Microsoft BeLux
End-to-end Service Management: technical best practices with System Center Operations Manager 2007 and System Center Configuration Manager 2007
Learn how to insure performance and availability of your enterprise’s key applications with System Center Operations Manager 2007. This new product release delivers new capabilities which provide for client monitoring, service monitoring, and automated problem resolution for key Windows applications, while SMS 2003 and the upcoming System Center Configuration Manager 2007 deliver unprecedented capabilities to enable quicker and flexible scenarios for planning and deploying Vista and Office 2007.
14:15 – 14:30
Break & Expo
Remote Access to Applications and Network Edge Protection
The Forefront edge security and access products, Internet Security and Acceleration (ISA) Server 2006 and Intelligent Application Gateway (IAG) 2007, provide enhanced network edge protection and application-centric, policy-based access to corporate IT infrastructure. This session will use slides and demonstrations to show how ISA Server 2006 and IAG 2007 combined allow network separation and full control of inbound and outbound content and access for businesses of all sizes.
15:45 – 16:00
Break & Expo
Unified Management for Midsized Businesses: a technical overview of System Center Essentials 2007
Get an introduction to Essentials 2007, a new management solution in the System Center family of IT systems management products specifically designed for midsized businesses. Essentials 2007 provides a unified management solution that enables IT professionals in midsize organizations to proactively manage their IT environment with increased efficiency.
Erik De Bondt, Partner Technical Specialist, Microsoft BeLux
17:00 – 17:30
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