Microsoft is hosting an event with its partner RkeyTec on Wednesday 28 April 9:30am-1.30pm .  This is a great opportunity to start thinking SMART, making the most of your current investment, enhancing productivity and saving money.  

It will outline Microsoft’s Core Infrastructure end to end platform, areas of focus will be to increase security, enforce operational change control and improve infrastructure stability covering products such as SCCM and SCOM which is covered in your campus agreement.  The session will be intimate where there will be plenty opportunities to ask questions.

Agenda:

Time    Presenter       Notes 
9:15-> 09:30 Arrival & Breakfast    
09:30 -> 10:00 Andrew Driver  About the Microsoft Focus on Education

Andrew will discuss Microsoft’s approach to the Education Sector, Outline product sets and licensing concerns.

10:00 -> 11:30  Dominic Bland  Fix the Core and the rest will follow

Dominic will discuss some of the latest trends in Windows infrastructure design.  Without spending the earth, it is possible to greatly increase security, enforce operational change controls, and improve infrastructure stability.

11:30 -> 11:45 Break  
11:45 -> 12:30 Andrew Driver  Setting the pattern

Andrew will focus the capabilities of SCCM and SCOM. Different levels of implementation afford greater degrees of control and so ROI, He’ll show that, by understanding the different levels of implementation, they can provide the highest level of configuration control and monitoring appropriate to your budget. 
12:30 -> 12:45 Group Q&A      
12:45 Onwards  Lunch and Breakdown

Target Audience:  This is aimed at Technical decision Makers

Registration Details:  To register for this event, please send an email to gemyus@microsoft.com, with your Full Name, University Name, and contact details. 

Location: The event is being held at our Thames Valley Park offices, Reading. Directions can be found here: http://www.microsoft.com/uk/about/map-reading.mspx. On arrival please ask to be directed to Building 2 reception and then ask for Gemma.