April 18th-22nd 2005, Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada


MMS 2005 Registration is now open!


Thank you for your interest in the Microsoft Management Summit 2005 and for registering to receive email updates about this event. 


On-line registration for MMS 2005 is now open, and can be accessed from the event web site at www.mms2005.com.  This site also provides an overview of the event, the facilities at the venue and information about the schedule and receptions.


This year’s summit will be held at The Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas.  This year two different registration options are available for MMS 2005 attendees. You may either purchase your MMS 2005 Registration and hotel accommodation separately, or as a package.


If you choose to register using the “Package” option, your registration fee includes accommodation for the nights of April 18th – 21st 2005, at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino. These rooms are the closest available to the event venue.


Alternatively you may choose to purchase accommodation separately from your registration, during the registration process or at any time before March 15th 2005.  The registration web site offers rooms at three different hotel locations, each close to the event venue. The MMS 2005 Event Team has negotiated special rates at these hotels, available only through the registration web site. Details of all the accommodation on offer is provided at the MMS 2005 web site.


“Knowledge” is this year’s conference theme and the event will be packed with useful information about how to optimize Windows®-based client and server networks. You'll learn about smart solutions for deployment and management of services and security, as well as how to seamlessly incorporate the latest innovations into your enterprise.


explore –

learn about the latest management technologies and solutions from Microsoft and leading industry experts

Over 80 breakout sessions and three keynotes will provide a wealth of technical content ranging from software and patch deployment, to asset tracking and fault diagnosis and remediation. These sessions by Microsoft staff and Industry Experts will provide the latest information about the products and technologies available for Windows-based Management.

You will learn how to efficiently plan and deploy Windows-based management solutions as well as how to improve the performance of the systems and solutions deployed across your corporate network, including servers, desktops, mobile devices and embedded systems. Many sessions will focus on best practices developed from real-world deployments, allowing you to benefit from the experience of others.


exchange –

network with your peers and experts from inside and outside of Microsoft, exchanging ideas and solutions

At MMS 2005 a variety of opportunities will be available to network with experts from Microsoft and the IT industry, as well as with your peers. Ask-the-Experts sessions offer an opportunity to discuss your issues with the Microsoft teams responsible for developing Windows management products, as well as with a variety of Industry experts. In addition, evening Birds-of-a-feather sessions will focus on specific topics, allow group discussion between attendees and an opportunity to learn from the experiences of others with similar management needs.


experience –

attend hands-on labs for a close-up view of management solutions available today and tomorrow

With over 6,000 Hands-on Lab places provided during the event, you will be able to learn about many of the solutions described during this event at first hand. With lab topics covering deployment, configuration, troubleshooting and optimization of management solutions, at a variety of technical levels, there is something for everyone to learn in either a self-paced or instructor led environment.


With all of this detailed content and the usual expert speakers the Microsoft Management Summit will clearly be the top management event of 2005.  Visit the conference web site at www.mms2005.com for more details and registration information.