Hi folks,

Check out some of the upcoming webcasts focused on the management space.

Upcoming Webcasts

TechNet Webcast: Branch Office Data Protection with DPM (Level 100)

Wednesday, May 25, 2005 - 11:30 AM-1:00 PM Pacific Time

Christopher Whyte, Technical Product Manager, Microsoft

Learn about the specific implementation scenarios using Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager (DPM) in a branch office environment. DPM enables you to streamline your backup infrastructure, use tape more effectively in the datacenter, and lowers your overall cost and administrative overhead in protecting the data in your branches. Join this webcast and learn the specific steps you need to take to set up DPM in the distributed branch environment. In addition, we look at independent software vendor solutions that interoperate with DPM to complete the disk-to-disk-to-tape scenario.

http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032273700&Culture=en-US

 

TechNet Webcast: Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer (MBSA) 2.0: Architecture and Scenarios (Level 300)

Thursday, May 26, 2005 - 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM Pacific Time

Mike Chan, Technical Product Manager, Microsoft

Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer (MBSA) 2.0 provides many new and powerful features, including integration with the new Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) infrastructure. Come learn about these new features and architectural changes to help make your IT infrastructure more organized and unified. Knowing what a complex process patch management can be, this session shows how to use MBSA 2.0 in common scenarios to improve your security update management process.

http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032272648&Culture=en-US

TechNet Webcast: Using the Inventory Tool for Microsoft Updates (Level 200)

Thursday, May 26, 2005 - 11:30 AM-1:00 PM Pacific Time

Wally Mead, Program Manager, SMS, Microsoft

Do you see differences in your client scanning between Automatic Updates, Software Update Services, and Systems Management Server (SMS)? Would you like to have a single tool for SMS that provides all updates? In this webcast, we introduce and discuss the Inventory Tool for Microsoft Updates, which uses the Windows Updates Agent to scan SMS client computers. This session will include an enlightening exposition of the end-to-end process to use the Inventory Tool for Microsoft Updates, from installation to update installation verification.

http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032272762&Culture=en-US

 

Microsoft Executive Circle Webcast: Learn How New Lean Enterprise Management Solutions Help Drive Peak Performance in Manufacturing

Tuesday, June 07, 2005 - 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Pacific Time

Michael Merfeld, Director, Manufacturing Solutions, Avanade Inc

Mike Frichol, Solution Director, Microsoft Business Solutions

As we approach the midpoint of this century's first decade, information technology is taking on a broader, more strategic role in the implementation of lean manufacturing practices.  Learn how progressive companies are achieving remarkable gains in competitiveness, profitability and growth by leveraging the rapid evolution and simplicity of next generation systems.  More complex technology is not the answer.  Don't adapt ERP, escape it!  Attend this webcast to discover how Microsoft and Avanade Lean Enterprise Management solutions directly support and sustain lean initiatives and help global manufacturers eliminate waste and achieve significant benefits including reduced lead time, improved delivery performance, and increased productivity.

http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032274757&Culture=en-US

TechNet Webcast: Architecting and Deploying Windows Update Services (Level 300)

Tuesday, June 07, 2005 - 8:30 AM-9:30 AM Pacific Time

Corey Hynes, President/Chief Technologist, HynesITe, Inc

Windows Update Services (WUS) provides extensive improvements over Software Update Services. Attend this webcast, presented from Tech·Ed 2005 in Orlando, Florida, to learn some common and not-so-common deployment scenarios for WUS, and learn techniques to tackle the toughest update deployment issues…all at no cost to you!

http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032274947&Culture=en-US

 TechNet Webcast: Microsoft Operations Manager (MOM) 2005 at MSN—Using MOM 2005 to Monitor One of the Largest Web Portals in the World (Level 300)

Tuesday, June 14, 2005 - 9:30 AM-11:00 AM Pacific Time

Baelson Duque, Program Manager - WEMD, Microsoft

If you’ve ever wanted to learn how Microsoft does IT, you won’t want to miss this informative webcast. See how Microsoft Operations Manager 2005 is used to support the unique business requirements of MSN®, Hotmail®, and Passport through proactive monitoring and alerting.

http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032258045&Culture=en-US