Microsoft System Center 2012


The future is here, System Center 2012 is Built for the Future Ready Now

System Center 2012 launch events

New Zealand’s IT infrastructure is going through a change, and Microsoft wants to be there with you. Cloud computing is the future and having the right tools in place to manage cloud environments will be critical for IT Departments of the future.

Microsoft’s private cloud solutions are built with an eye to what’s next, and we believe that whether it’s today or years from now, you are going to need more from your IT infrastructure.

All presentations are now available for download below.

 



Auck Day 1 Agenda

Time
8:30 - 9:00amRegistration & Coffee & Tea
9:00 – 9:15amSQL Welcome & Introductions
9:15 – 10:30amOptimising SQL Server for Private Cloud

In this session we will cover optimising SQL Server for Private Cloud solutions. Optimising SQL Server will help ensure that your computer, network and storage resources are used efficiently. It will give you the ability to scale your resources on demand without compromising control.

This session will share the Microsoft perspectives on emerging trends and decision making frameworks that will help you manage SQL Server infrastructure.

Speaker: Myles Matheson, Solution Specialist, Microsoft NZ
10:30 – 10:45amBreak
10:45 - 11:45amMicrosoft and HP Database Consolidation Appliance

Consolidating database workloads into a Private Cloud provides more efficient use of your compute, network and storage resources, a decrease in your physical footprint as well as a reduction in your capital and operational expenses.

HP Enterprise Database Consolidation Appliance is a complete, ready-to-use solution for consolidating and optimising your database workloads to gain the full benefits of a private cloud.

Optimised for SQL Server, the appliance is the first of its kind in the market. It is also the fastest time to solution and the best performance at scale.

Speaker: Anna Tarasoff, Technology Solution Professional, Microsoft NZ
11:45 – 12.45pmSQL Server 2012 Always On High Availability Solution

Would you like to know more about how SQL Server Always On is the new comprehensive high availability (HA) and disaster recovery solution for SQL Server 2012?

Using Always On, businesses can now achieve increased application availability and get better return on their hardware investments through a simplified HA deployment and management experience.

You can make the monitoring of SQL Server High Availability deployments even easier with Always On MOM pack for System Center.

Speaker: Anna Tarasoff, Technology Solution Professional, Microsoft NZ
12:45- 1:15Session Break
1:15 - 1:45pmAzure Welcome & Introductions
1:45 - 2:45pmWelcome to Windows Azure: An Introduction to Microsoft’s Public Cloud Platform

Windows Azure is a powerful multi-purpose and highly scalable public cloud platform, providing pay-as-you-go resources to run mission critical applications. IT departments can deliver huge elastic scale to the business without large capital expenditures allowing your cost structure to map directly to business growth – always matching the demand curve perfectly.

In this session, we explore the services and capabilities that are part of the Windows Azure platform such as compute, storage, messaging, CDN, networking and more – that you can take advantage of today!

Speaker: Thiago Almeida
2:45 - 3:45pmWindows Azure: Windows Azure IT Pro Experience

This will be a demo filled session that builds on the Windows Azure introduction and provide more details of the out of the box platform features for IT professionals.

Speaker: Ryan CrawCour
3:45 – 4:00pmBreak
4:00 – 5:00pm Deploying and Managing Applications on Windows Azure

In this session we dive a little deeper into the structure of a Windows Azure application and how it differs from a traditional on-premise or private cloud application. We discuss the architecture of Windows Azure and explore how its various services can be easily used by Developers and IT Professionals. Finally, we look at what Windows Azure application packages actually look like and how to deploy, monitor, and scale those applications.

Speaker: Adam Hall

Download Track presentations here:





Includes:
1. Launch Keynote - Adam Hall
2. HP Keynote Slides
3. DELL Keynote Slides





Includes:
1. Building private clouds with Windows Server 2012
2. Application Management Configure & Deploy Applications in Public & Private Clouds
3. Lessons Learned Building the MS Private Cloud (Intergen)
4. Service Delivery & Automation Configure & Deploy
5. System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Overview





Includes:
1. System Center 2012 Launch Partner Track
2. Microsoft & Citrix - scalable cost effective virtual desktop deployments
3. Quest QMX for SCCM
4. Veeam Bringing VMware monitoring to SCOM





Includes:
1. Optimising SQL Server for Private Cloud
2. Database Consolidation Appliance
3. SQL Server 2012 AlwaysOn





Includes:
1. Intro To Azure
2. Deploying and Managing Apps on Azure
3. Azure - IT Pros






 

Auck Day 2 Agenda - Technical Track

Time
8:30 - 9:00amRegistration & Coffee & Tea
9:00 – 9:10amWelcome & Introductions
9:10 -10:15amKeynote: System Center 2012

International Speaker: Adam Hall - Snr. Product Marketing Manager, Windows Server & Management
10:15 – 10:45amBreak

Technical Track hosted by:

Stu Fox, Technical Solution Specialist, Microsoft New Zealand
Nathan Mercer, IT PRO EVANGELIST

10:45 - 11:45amT1: System Center 2012 Configuration Manager – Getting Started

System Center 2012 Configuration Manager provides a raft of new features and integration. Come along and hear about how to get started with Configuration Manager 2012.

Speakers: Andrew McMurray
11:45 – 12.45pmT2: Service Delivery & Automation: Configure & Deploy

Configuring and deploying service delivery and automation with the Microsoft System Center 2012 suite is about delivering IT services effectively and consistently.

Speaker: Stu Fox
12:45- 1:45pmLunch
1:45 - 2:45pmT3: Application Management: Configure and Deploy Applications in Private and Public Clouds

System Center 2012 provides you with the tools to manage applications within Public and Private Cloud environment. In this session we discuss how to Manage, Configure and Deploy Applications in Private and Public Clouds

Speaker: Adam Hall, Microsoft
2:45 - 3:45pm T4: Lessons learned building the Microsoft private cloud

Intergen are a Microsoft Private Cloud builder, come along and here how they have leveraged the new Microsoft tools to build a Private Cloud Environment.

Speakers: Andrew Kosmadakis & Bevan Sinclair
3:45 – 4:00pmBreak
4:00 – 5:00pmT5: Building private clouds with Windows Server "8"

Windows Server 8 provides IT Pros with new way to build Private Clouds, come along and hear how.

Speaker: Nathan Mercer, Microsoft NZ
5:00 – 6:00pm Networking & Drinks

Auck Day 2 Agenda - Partner Track

Time
8:30 - 9:00amRegistration & Coffee & Tea
9:00 – 9:10amWelcome & Introductions
9:10 -10:15amKeynote: System Center 2012

International Speaker: Adam Hall - Snr. Product Marketing Manager, Windows Server & Management
10:30 – 11:00am Break

Partner Track hosted by:

Jaron Burbidge, Datacenter Solution Specialist, Microsoft New Zealand


11:00 - 11:30am Introduction to the Private Cloud

Understand at a high level what makes a private cloud and how System Center 2012 enables this capability for your customers.

Speaker: Jaron Burbidge, Microsoft NZ
11:30 – 12.00pm HP VirtualSystem for Microsoft

Learn about this Fast Track solution from HP, a Private Cloud in a box that will let your customers realise value quickly and speed time of deployment.
12:00 - 12:45pm The Partner Value of System Center 2012  

This session will focus on 4 key areas:

1. Expanding the Private Cloud conversation piece into specific areas of opportunity

2. What are the opportunities for our partners and how can you become more successful moving your customers towards the private cloud

3. Licensing changes for System Center 2012 and the positive impact this will have on your customers

4. What are the resources available to you to help you be successful


Speaker: Jaron Burbidge, Microsoft NZ
12:45- 1:45pmLunch
1:45 - 2:15pm What’s New with System Center 2012.

In this session, we will cover what is new with System Center 2012, the enhanced capabilities now on offer.

Speaker: Jaron Burbidge, Microsoft NZ
2:15 – 3:00pmTake Control of VMware with System Center 2012 and the Veeam Management Pack for VMware

Veeam will discuss their nWorks Management Pack for System Center Operations Manager. Learn how you can pull in all of the performance and capacity planning information from your VMware environment into System Center Operations Manager, helping customers view their entire operation of a “single pane of glass”.
3:00 – 3:45pmOSX/iOS Management for SCCM 2012 with Quest Configuration Manager

Quest will discuss their QMX extension product for System Center Configuration Manager. Learn how this tool can help your customers embrace mobile device management from the same console used to manage their PC environment.
3:45 – 4:00pmBreak
4:00 – 5:00pmMicrosoft & Citrix, scalable cost effective virtual desktop deployments

Citrix will discuss their virtual desktop solutions and how their integrate from the hypervisor to management for a comprehensive virtual desktop solution.
5:00 – 6:00pm Networking & Drinks