Good news!  I just received the live registration links this morning for the 7 city TechNet Events tour that Chris Avis will be delivering in the month of April.  Here’s the full descriptions (Abstracts) with the list of Cities and Registration Links at the end.  Please notate that I have also updated the permanent landing page for Upcoming West Region Events to reflect this as well.

TechNet Presents Events

System Center Essentials 2010: Manage Everything with One Server

Summary: System Center Essentials combines the deployment and configuration management features of System Center Configuration Manager with the alerting and reporting features of System Center Operations Manager into a single server solution for managing small to medium size networks. In addition, the System Center Virtual Machine Manager2008 R2 Console is built in which means you have full manageability of all your physical and virtual assets in one easy to use console.

We will spend time looking at the different features that SCE2010 offers including demos on Reporting, Update Management, and working with Virtual Machines.

Windows Intune: Manage Your Assets from the “Cloud”

Summary: “The Cloud” – Every day we here how applications and even traditional physical assets are moving to the cloud.  But where are the cloud based tools to help IT Professionals manage all of the client machines that are still on premise? Introducing cloud based management with Windows Intune. Windows Intune lets the IT Pro Windows Update, hardware and software inventory, alerting, reporting and more without having to install any additional servers on site. Simply connect to a secure web portal and get insight into all of your clients.

In this session, we will discuss what differentiates Windows Intune from other Microsoft management products as well as some great benefits you get when using Windows Intune.

April 11, 2011: 9 AM - 12 PM
Microsoft Office in Denver
1032479600

April 12, 2011: 9 AM - 12 PM
Microsoft Office in San Francisco
1032479608

April 15, 2011: 9 AM - 12 PM
Microsoft Office in Tempe
1032479609

April 18, 2011: 9 AM - 12 PM
Microsoft Office in Bellevue
1032479610

April 19, 2011: 9 AM - 12 PM
Microsoft Office in Portland
1032479611

April 20, 2011: 9 AM - 12 PM
Microsoft Office in Irvine
1032479612

April 21, 2011: 9 AM - 12 PM
Microsoft Office in Los Angeles
1032479613

For those of you who are interested in the MSDN Event Series, Rob Bagby and Bruno Terkaly will be delivering an afternoon event in all of the same above cities on Windows Azure.  Below is the registration information for the MSDN Events:

Date

Location

Time

Registration Link

4/11/2011

Denver

1:00 PM – 5:00 PM

1032480157

4/12/2011

San Francisco

1:00 PM – 5:00 PM

1032480158

4/15/2011

Tempe

1:00 PM – 5:00 PM

1032480159

4/18/2011

Bellevue

1:00 PM – 5:00 PM

1032480160

4/19/2011

Portland

1:00 PM – 5:00 PM

1032480161

4/20/2011

Irvine

1:00 PM – 5:00 PM

1032480162

4/21/2011

Los Angeles

1:00 PM – 5:00 PM

1032480163

Harold Wong