TechNet Webcast: Preparing a business case for Systems Management Server (SMS) (Level 200)

Tuesday, February 01, 2005 - 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM Pacific Time

Ed Goad, Senior Systems Engineer, Microsoft Corporation

You have determined from an IT perspective that SMS is the right solution for your environment - but how do you build a business case that will help you secure the resources you need for proper implementation? In this webcast, we will discuss key considerations, such as reviewing your infrastructure and building an implementation plan, that will help you build the business plan you will need to make your ideal SMS deployment a reality.

http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032267026&Culture=en-US

 

 

TechNet Webcast: Zero Touch Deployment Using Systems Management Server 2003 with the Operating System Deployment Pack (Level 200)

Tuesday, February 15, 2005 - 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Pacific Time

David Smith, Senior Consultant, Entirenet

Ben Hansen, Group Product Manager, Microsoft Corporation

How automated is your desktop deployment operation? The Zero Touch Installation (ZTI) component of the Business Desktop Deployment Solution Accelerator adds functionality to the OS Deployment Feature Pack of Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS) 2003. Join this webcast to learn how to fully automate your desktop deployment as we demonstrate higher end functions of SMS 2003. We will highlight the features in the Operating System Deployment Pack that are most useful for deploying new machines in the Enterprise. We recommend that you have some basic familiarity with SMS to get the most out of this webcast.

http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032267990&Culture=en-US

 

  

TechNet Webcast: Microsoft System Management Server 2003 Technical Overview (Part 1 of 2) (Level 200)

Wednesday, February 16, 2005 - 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Pacific Time

John Baker, TechNet Presenter, Microsoft Corporation

This two-part series highlights the new features of Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS) 2003, showing how SMS 2003 integrates with network and operating system technologies such as Active Directory and Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI). In the first part, we will discuss and demonstrate SMS Active Directory integration as well as review the new SMS Advanced Client. We will also cover asset management using Software and hardware inventory. Familiarity with SMS is helpful but not required for this session.

http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032267548&Culture=en-US

 

 

TechNet Webcast: Using Tools from the SMS 2003 Toolkit 2 (Level 200)

Thursday, February 17, 2005 - 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM Pacific Time

Wally Mead, Program Manager, SMS, Microsoft Corporation

You've been using SMS 2003 or have been thinking about it. Is there something that could make it even easier to use this powerful system to administer an enterprise-wide IT system? Fortunately for you, SMS 2003 Toolkit 2 has been recently released. It contains many tools that can provide immediate benefit to SMS sites. Join SMS 2003 expert Wally Mead as he explains these new tools and how you can use them to improve SMS efficiency and troubleshoot SMS issues more quickly.

http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032267539&Culture=en-US

 

 

TechNet Webcast: Microsoft System Management Server 2003 Technical Overview (Part 2 of 2) (Level 200)

Wednesday, February 23, 2005 - 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Pacific Time

John Baker, TechNet Presenter, Microsoft Corporation

This two-part series highlights the new features of Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS) 2003, showing how SMS 2003 integrates with network and operating system technologies such as Active Directory and Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI). The second part of the series will focus on software distribution and SMS reporting. We will examine the software distribution process, including roaming boundaries and the SMS Installer. The session will end with a brief discussion of SMS reporting features. Familiarity with SMS is helpful but not required for this session.

http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032267552&Culture=en-US