Device and Management Track

Next Generation Desktop
Sponsored by AppSense

End-user computing is changing forever – the number of devices or desktops, applications and amount of data that users are demanding is exploding. And with changing operating systems and device / desktop delivery, the challenge for IT to manage this change while providing a solid user experience is unparalleled.

That’s where this session comes in. You’ll learn what you need to know about optimizing and securing your desktop environment with AppSense to deliver the best experience to your end users. We’ll focus on:

    • Improving User Experience
    • Enhancing Performance
    • Simplifying Management
    • Increasing Security
    • Lowering Cost per Workspace

Helpdesk Automation Service Manager & Orchestrator
Sponsored by Cireson

    • How the System Center 2012 R2 Orchestrator and Service Manager components enable you to deploy, automate, update, and manage service offerings within your IT organization.
    • Microsoft’s approach to self-service delivery will be discussed, and how System Center responds to end-user service requests.
    • We will cover methods to challenging operational issues, and how using Orchestrator and Service Manager can allow the IT Pro to automate, standardize and offer self-service IT processes.

Business Service Management for System Center
Sponsored by Savision

In this session we will review and demonstrate how you can transform Microsoft System Center into a plug-and-play Business Service Management solution. We will show how you can map the dependencies between your business services and their underlying IT components and monitor the health of those services on intuitive and customizable dashboards.

In addition, we will demonstrate how you can manage your Private Cloud by planning for the future and meeting your service level objectives, with the ability to predict when memory, processors and storage resources will be exhausted. This solution is the best deal guaranteed when it comes to Cloud Capacity Management for Hyper-V and VMware compared to other vendors!

And it even gets better: we will also preview Savision’s newest solution: configurable HTML5 Dashboards for System Center, which will also have a FREE version! So make sure you don’t miss this session and be among the first ones to find out more.

Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack (MDOP)
Sponsored by Project Leadership Associates

MDOP virtualization technologies help personalize the user experience, simplify application deployment, and improve application compatibility with the Windows operating system (UE-V/App-V/MED-V). Additionally, MDOP helps you manage and secure your device, enabling monitoring, and deployment of key Windows features (MBAM/AGPM). Using MDOP shifts desktop repair from reactive to proactive, saving time and removing challenges associated with troubleshooting and repairing system failures (DaRT).

Modernizing your App Delivery with Microsoft and Citrix
Sponsored by Citrix and Ingram Micro

With the transition from Windows Server 2003 to 2012 R2 and the increasing popularity of mobile Workstyles, corporations are faced with a set of new challenges when it comes to evaluating and updating their legacy applications.  Join Dan Faltisco as he discusses these challenges and the unique ways that Microsoft and Citrix are working together to help you modernize and mobilize your application delivery processes.

Unified Device Management
Sponsored by Project Leadership Associates

System Center Configuration Manager with Windows Intune – better together, you can extend your device management to the cloud by integrating System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager and Windows Intune to manage corporate-connected Windows PCs, Macs and Unix/Linux Servers on premises along with cloud-based mobile devices running Windows, Windows Phone, Apple iOS, and Android, for a complete comprehensive management solution through a single administrative console, infrastructure, and reporting system. During this session we will also cover, patching or updating 3rd party software including Java, Adobe, Mozilla, and thousands more through System Center Configuration Manager.