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9:00am-5:00pm PDT April 29, 2014

If you have a great data warehouse built on SQL Server 2012 and need to scale out and speed up to meet business insight needs, join Parallel Data Warehouse (PDW) experts to get the details on PDW—a massively parallel processing appliance which can improve your data loading and query response time as much as 100x. It even tackles your Big Data and business intelligence needs and joins Hadoop and relational data—without expensive system redesigns.

9:00am-2:00pm PDT May 7, 2014

What can DevOps for IT Pros do for you and your organization? For starters, it can help you accelerate delivery of software and updates, optimize resources, reduce mean time to repair, improve application quality, and even bolster your career. Want to hear more? Join DevOps Expert David Tesar and IT Pro Evangelist Morgan Webb for a high-level session. They explore high-level, on-premises, and public cloud scenarios, highlighting System Center, Azure, and Visual Studio Online technologies. Bring your questions!

9:00am-5:00pm PDT May 8, 2014

If you're interested in security and want to protect your data in the real world, join Certified Ethical Hacker Erdal Ozkaya and Premier Field Engineer Milad Aslaner as they share entertaining demos and practical applications to show how Windows 8.1 addresses security as a whole system, one layer at a time. Don't miss this lively and informative look at how to stop hackers and malware engineers.

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This course provides an overview of the new System Center 2012 Configuration Manager product.

After completing this course you will understand the features that enable System Center 2012 Configuration Manager to:-

  • Easily distribute applications to users, regardless of device or form factor.
  • Perform software updates.
  • Device management improvements.

The course will also cover how System Center 2012 Configuration Manager makes it easier to service the rapidly growing number of connected devices in your organization, such as smartphones, tablets, and virtual machines, through centralized global configuration management.

Course modules will also show you the changes that help simplify the configuration and management of the infrastructure, how to use System Center 2012 Configuration Manager to gain insight to and control IT systems through easier maintenance, improved security and simplified configuration, as well as a number of other new features and updates to self-service application delivery, integrated settings management, antivirus management, UNIX and Linux support, compliance improvements, security updates, the new GUI, and much more!

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This module will help you discover the benefits of this useful new software assurance benefit from Microsoft. We will explain the benefits of Advisor and how it can be used to optimize your installations of Windows Server, and Server Workloads such as Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft Exchange, and Microsoft SharePoint. You will also understand Advisor’s high-level architecture for optimizing data security, privacy, and control, all delivered through a user-friendly cloud service. Additionally, we will show how to use the Advisor service to proactively avoid problems, resolve issues faster, and reduce downtime. We will show you how to make the most use out of this tool to help you better manage your data center and cloud infrastructure.

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This course will provide an overview of System Center 2012 Licensing programs. We will look at these programs in the context of Microsoft private cloud solutions, and how the combination of the Windows Server 2008 operating system and System Center enables you to obtain the most cost effective licensing you need for your private cloud. As System Center 2012 is being delivered as an integrated private cloud management solution, we will analyze the server management license transition programs for existing System Center users. Further, we will discuss specific Microsoft licensing programs such as the Enrollment for Core Infrastructure, and how licensing for private cloud solutions maximizes your private cloud value while simplifying purchasing.

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This presentation provides an introduction to System Center 2012 and the Microsoft private cloud solution. You will see how System Center 2012 brings together data center management and the benefits of private cloud services in a single product. We will show how using this product will enable your business to respond better to challenges and opportunities by having a more agile and responsive IT resource. In addition, we will discuss Microsoft’s approach to the private cloud, and provide an overview of the key System Center 2012 components that are a part of this vision. Each of the components will be introduced and we will discuss how each will help you drive higher value from your existing IT assets.

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System Center is a comprehensive management platform that enables you to more easily and efficiently manage your IT environments, including your server infrastructure and client devices. With System Center 2012 SP1, you get the most cost effective and flexible platform for managing your traditional datacenters, private and public clouds, and client computers and devices. System Center 2012 is the only unified management platform where you can manage multiple hypervisors, physical resources, and applications in a single offering.In this course you will learn about the broad vision and goals for SP1, as well as see the improvements across the individual components, including App Controller (SCAP), Configuration Manager (SCCM), Data Protection Manager (DPM), Endpoint Protection (SCEP), Operations Manager (SCOM), Orchestrator (SCO), Service Manager (SCSM) and Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM).

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This course focuses on the new capabilities in System Center 2012 Service Pack 1 (SP1) which has added support for Windows Server 2012, SQL Server 2012 and tighter integration with Windows Azure.  System Center is a comprehensive management platform that enables you to more easily and efficiently manage your IT environments, including your server infrastructure and client devices.  With System Center 2012 SP1, you get the most cost effective and flexible platform for managing your traditional datacenters, private and public clouds, and client computers and devices.  System Center 2012 is the only unified management platform where you can manage multiple hypervisors, physical resources, and applications in a single offering.

 

In this System center training course you will learn about the configuration and management of the infrastructure, services and application.  First you will see how simplified management to the infrastructure components (network, storage, compute and cluster) can help you optimize these units so that you can operate them within a private cloud environment.  Next you will learn about how improvements to the IT service delivery layer and automation frees up the time of the IT professional and lays the foundation for self-service.  Finally you will see how application insight has improved through deeper monitoring and greater scale through integrated management across private, public, 3rd party and hybrid clouds.

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Enjoy this fun-filled two hour Q&A session where Senior Technical Evangelist Symon Perriman and Senior Program Manager Justin Incarnato answer questions from the audience on Microsoft System Center 2012. This session was based on ten on-demand courses currently available on MVA and includes topics such as System Center 2012 capabilities, licensing overview, Virtual Machine Manager, Orchestrator and much more. To get an in depth understanding on Microsoft System Center 2012 please refer to the links below.

Instructors | Symon Perriman - Senior Technical Evangelist; Justin Incarnato - Senior Program Manager

Related Courses |
- What's New in System Center 2012
- System Center 2012 SP1: Capabilities
- System Center 2012 SP1: Updates
- System Center 2012: Configuration Manager(SCCM)
- System Center 2012: Data Protection Manager (DMP)
- System Center 2012: Orchestrator (SCO) & Service Manager (SCSM)
- System Center 2012: Operations Manager (SCOM)
- System Center 2012: Virtual Machine Manager (VMM)
- System Center 2012: Licensing Overview
- System Center Advisor

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