Microsoft US Education will be at Educause. Locally we are working with Yale School of Managment for a MOSS and CAS authenticaiton presentation 10/29 at 10AM EST in the Mcrosoft Booth.
Summary of the Microsoft special events at Educause.
· Microsoft is located just inside the entrance to the Exhibit Hall at booth space 701. Stop by to meet our subject matter experts on a host of solutions and products!
· In our booth we have a great presentation series with topics on every half hour from Microsoft and our Partners on a wide variety of topics – stop by the booth to pick up a schedule!
· While in our booth you will have the chance to sign up for other exclusive sessions held in our on-site meeting room.
· On Thursday Morning we have Anthony Salcito our GM of US Education presenting in one of the General Sessions. He will be speaking about Microsoft in Higher Education and how our Software plus Services can benefit Higher Education Institutions – Join our session on Thursday, October 30th at 8:10AM until 9:00AM in Room W223
· On Wednesday, October 29th evening from 6:30PM until 8:30PM at the Peabody Hotel we have a great customer reception with Dell and Intel - Register Here
Plus, Solution Briefing Summaries
These are Microsoft Solution Specialists willing to meet with customers on their area of expertise.
If you are interested in one or more of these topics please let me know and I will schedule a time with them.
Live@edu Solution Briefing
Roxie Mitchell/Matt Hicks, US Education Software + Services Solution Specialist
Provide customer with a high-level understanding of student email and associated Live collaboration and lifestyle properties.
Suggested Time Allotment: 30 min
Goal: Advance customer to follow up meeting to fully explore feature and implementation options
Availability: 10/29 & 10/30
Unified Messaging with Exchange 2007
Greg Katz/Mark Garcia/Bill Hagen, US Education UC Technology Specialist
Detail full scope of unified messaging options in Exchange 2007, including conferencing and forthcoming voice options.
Suggested Time Allotment: 60 min
Goal: Advance customer to evaluate Voice Pilot opportunities, including upgrading from Exchange 2003 or earlier
Identity Management Solution Briefing
Larry Gilreath II, US Education Windows Server TSP
Cover how to manage the many identities, groups, and objects using Microsoft’s identity and access stack.
Suggested Time Allotment: 45 – 60 min
Goal: To get customers to start thinking and including identity management when looking at large SharePoint, Live@edu, or Exchange deployments.
Availability: 10/27 – 10/29
Application Life-Cycle Management (ALM) Solution Briefing (VSTS: Team Suite & TFS, EPM: Project & Portfolio Server)
Erik Leaseburg, US Education Application Platform Technology Specialist
Provide a high-level understanding of the benefits and features of Microsoft’s application life-cycle management (ALM) solutions
Goal: Advance customer to follow up meeting to fully explore ALM solutions with Visual Studio Team System 2008 (Team Suite and Team Foundation Server) and Enterprise Project Management 2007 (Project & Portfolio Server)
Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) & Business Process (BP) Solution Briefing (BizTalk, WF/WCF, MOSS, SQL)
Provide a high-level understanding of the benefits and features of Microsoft’s Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) & Business Process (BP) solutions.
Goal: Advance customer to follow up meeting to fully explore SOA & BP solution with BizTalk Server 2006 R2, Windows Workflow & Communication Foundation (WF/WCF), SharePoint 2007 (MOSS) and SQL Server 2005/2008
Business Intelligence (BI) Solution Briefing (SQL Server & Analysis Services, Business Scorecard Manager and PerformancePoint)
Provide a high-level understanding of the benefits and features of Microsoft’s Business Intelligence (BI) solutions.
Goal: Advance customer to follow up meeting to fully explore BI solutions with SQL Server & Analysis Services 2005/2008, Business Scorecard Manager 2005 and PerformancePoint Server 2007
User Interface (UI) Solution Briefing (Visual Studio, WPF, Expression Studio, SilverLight, Photosynth, Surface)
Provide a high-level understanding of the benefits and features of Microsoft’s User Interface (UI) solutions.
Goal: Advance customer to follow up meeting to fully explore UI solutions with Visual Studio 2008, Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF), Expression Studio (Web, Blend, Design, Media, Encoder), SilverLight, Photosynth, and Surface
Forefront Security Suite plus ISA and IAG servers.
Steve Scholz, US Education Security Technology Specialist
Technical overview of the Forefront brand of products plus a roadmap of their futures.
Suggested Time Allotment: 60-90 min
Goal: Advance customers to evaluate Forefront products and show eCal customers how to extend the value of their existing contracts.
Thanks and I look forward to seeing you there!!