I had a great time attending the RSA Security Conference last week. Downtown San Francisco is always interesting to visit. I’ve been there a few times, but there is always something new to see. This was my first time attending, and the conference was bigger than I had anticipated, in terms of the physical space and number of people.
I enjoyed mixing with members of the AD RMS product team and marketing team. I don’t get many chances to chat with them in person (since I work in California and most of them are based in Redmond). Each individual brings a unique perspective to AD RMS that I like to hear.
The AD RMS demonstration environment that we brought with us highlighted the following:
Microsoft’s security partners had a visible presence at the conference. I had conversations with representatives from the following vendors:
In conclusion, Microsoft’s security suite and AD RMS in particular were well received, in my opinion. There was a lot of interest in all of the Forefront products, especially Geneva and Stirling. I also felt good about the prospects for AD RMS, going forward. Customers had really positive responses to our demos. All in all, a productive week of personal education and interaction.
I’ll leave you with a smattering of questions from the conference attendees: