System Center Release Event Illinois

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Friday, 4 May 2012 from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM (CT) Chicago, IL

 Configuration Manager 2012
  • Enhanced mobile device management (cross-platform )
  • User centric management
  • New integrated console
  • Software portal
  • Automated remediation
  • Conditional delivery
Service Manager 2012
  • Fully customizable rich end-user portal, powered by SharePoint
  • Integrated and IT customizable service request forms (ex. new user, password reset, etc.)
  • Enhanced process management
  • New release management capability
  • ITIL conformance
Orchestrator 2012 (formerly Opalis)
  • End-to-end IT process automation toolset (ex. user account provisioning/permissioning, user account decommissioning, VM provisioning, server application provisioning)
  • Fully integrated into SCSM self-service portal
  • GUI-driven, IT administrator built, workflow engine
Operations Manager 2012
  • Enhanced service-centric management model
  • New full-network device support (esp. routers, switches, firewalls)
  • Completely revised new dashboard-based interface
  • Avicode integration
Virtual Machine Manager 2012
  • Manages VMWare, Xen and Hyper-V
  • Service-centric provisioning model (app components are built out within provisioning model)
  • Bare-metal host deployment
  • Application-centric configuration of storage, networking and load-balancer  settings
Data Protection Manager 2012
  • Centralized management tool
  • Enhanced tape library management
  • Generic data source protection
  • Direct recovery into SharePoint in minutes
Advisor 2012
  • Cloud-based system health management tool
  • Analyze the configurations of SQL Server and Windows Server deployments
  • Identify potential issues and data corruption, and provide more information about systems to make problem resolution faster and more efficient
System Center 2012 Project Codename “Concero"
  • Public and private cloud management interface
  • Access resources across multiple VMM Servers
  • Register and consume capacity from multiple Windows Azure subscriptions
  • Deploy and manage Services and virtual machines on private clouds created within VMM 2012 and on Windows Azure
  • Enable multiple users authenticated through Active Directory to access a single Windows Azure subscription

Featured Speakers

Nathan Lasnoski

Fresh from speaking at Microsoft's Management Summit 2012, Nathan Lasnoski is a Microsoft Virtualization MVP and a recognized leader in Core Infrastructure Design, SharePoint Infrastructure, Virtualization, and Unified Communications technologies.

Annur Sumar

As a Microsoft MVP and industry expert, Annur is an industry recognized leader around designing complex virtual environments and highly available data center architectures.

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