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High-Octane Solutions for Critical Systems
with TechNet Events

APRIL – JUNE EVENTS

Join your TechNet Events team for a free, half-day pit stop and learn how to keep your most critical systems up and running safely. We’ll kick off by covering the fresh reliability and recovery features in the new Windows Vista. We’ll also examine the upcoming Windows “Longhorn” server and discuss the latest enhancements to Active Directory and Group Policy that make it easier to manage large and complex networks. Finally, we’ll explore how Microsoft’s new Forefront Client Security solution protects against malware threats and defends you before, during and after an outbreak. Rev up your IT skills with TechNet Events in your local area. Register today.

Security and Reliability Enhancements for Windows Vista

We've all received the frantic phone calls: "My system crashed. How can I recover it?" and "I deleted some documents. Can you restore them for me?"

Windows Vista introduces numerous reliability and recovery features that enable IT Pros to troubleshoot, diagnose, and repair desktops with less hassle than ever before. Learn about the new built-in diagnostics and recovery features that help you – and your end-users – keep critical systems up and running.
Windows Vista
In this session, we’ll explore how Windows Vista boosts security and dependability, including:
  • The latest reliability and security features
  • How to troubleshoot, diagnose and repair desktops
  • Powerful diagnostics and recovery capabilities

Managing your Network using Windows "Longhorn" Server, AD and Group Policy

Learn about the next generation server operating system Windows "Longhorn" server. In this session, we will discuss the installation, configuration and management of Windows “Longhorn” Server along with the new “Core” server implementation. Enhancements to Active Directory, Group Policy and Read Only Domain Controllers (RODC) make it simpler to manage our increasingly large and complex networks. Come see this great overview on the new roles, features and benefits. Windows Server Code Name &lquo;Longhorn&rquo;
In this session, we'll cover:
  • Next generation management features in Windows "Longhorn" Server
  • Enhancements to Active Directory and Group Policy
  • New "Core" server implementation

Introduction to Forefront Security

Every week brings new reports of identity theft, missing corporate data, and compromised private information. That's why information security has become the top priority for virtually all businesses, regardless of their size. Forefront Client Security is a single, comprehensive solution that guards against all kinds of malware – including viruses, worms, trojan horses, spyware, adware, and rootkits. FCS also includes detailed reporting and rich management through a centralized database, so you can feel confident knowing that you’re shielded before, during and after an outbreak. As a bonus, we’ll also touch on Microsoft's other Forefront security solutions. Forefront Client Security
This session will discuss:
  • Introduction to Microsoft Forefront: Comprehensive Line of Business Security Products
  • How FCS defends against all types of malware
  • Managing Forefront with Group Policy
  • Detailed reporting and powerful management capabilities