A couple of weeks ago we organized a Best of MMS event together with our local MVP’s and SCUG user group. We’ve published all the sessions onto the Belux page on TechNet Edge


Session 1: Belgian Best of MMS: System Center State of the Union

In a year packed with new management product releases, MMS 2010 will provide the latest technical updates on Desktop, Datacenter, Device and Cloud management features and solutions from Microsoft. In this session we will give you an overview of the different announcements made at MMS.

Session 2: Belgian Best of MMS: The top 20 “Must Have“ customizations in Operations Manager
This session will look at the 20 most common configuration changes or customizations that we implement in our consulting engagements. At the end of this session, attendees will leave with the knowledge of how to optimize their Operations Manager installation. This session will walk through the 'eureka' configurations that all customers love and utilize on a frequent basis within their environments. If you want to be much more efficient in your day to day work, you will not want to miss this session.
Speaker: Alexandre Verkinderen http://www.scug.be/blogs/

Session 3: Belgian Best of MMS: Introduction into Service Manager
Service Manager is about to RTM – are you ready? Learn more about the capabilities, how to design and deploy a Service Manager infrastructure. After this session you will have insight in how Service Manager works and how to implement it in your infrastructure.
Speaker: Kurt Vanhoecke  System Center Service Manager

Session 4: Belgian Best of MMS: Technical Introduction to Data Protection Manager (DPM) 2010
The release of DPM 2010 is just a few weeks after MMS 2010, so this session (the 1st in a 4 part series) will cover installing a new DPM 2010 server, and then provide an overview of the core capabilities and enhanced protection/recovery scenarios.
Speaker: Mike Resseler System Center Data Protection Manager

Session 5: Belgian Best of MMS: Systems Management in Midsized Organizations with System Center Essentials 2010
For organizations up to 500 PCs and 50 servers, Microsoft is releasing System Center Essentials 2010 (SCE) to provide service monitoring, software deployments and updates, and management of physical and virtual machines. This single product is designed for midsized organizations, so this session will be full of demonstrations as we look at each of the major aspects of SCE 2010, including server and client monitoring, software deployment and patching, virtualization management and migration, and how to get started with easy setup and configuration. Come see it here first
Speaker: Mike Resseler Blog Mike

Session 6: Belgian Best of MMS: Opalis IT Process Automation: Introduction & Technical Overview
This session will walk you through the Opalis workflow designer demonstrating along the way how to integrate System Center products with other IT tools to create automated processes. You will also see how Opalis customers have automated best practices for incident management, provisioning and change management
Speaker: David De Backer – Technology Advisor Microsoft Belux

Session 7: System Center Configuration Manager vNext
In this session we present Microsoft’s vision for user-centric client management, and demonstrate improvements from Configuration Manager 2007. This session promises to be very interesting. We demonstrate a functioning product to showcase some of these major improvements, so you know you can't miss it!
Speaker: Kenny Buntinx - System Center Configuration Manager