As Karri mentioned in her last post, we are planning on having a big presence at TechEd EMEA next week. Here is a list of all of the team’s activities including breakout sessions, product demos, instructor led labs, and interactive sessions. We will also be making some announcements next week so stay tuned to the blog. If you are attending the conference, we hope you will stop by, say hello, and let us know that you are an avid reader of the MDOP blog.
CLI305 MDOP: Microsoft Enterprise Desktop Virtualization, formerly from Kidaro.
Wednesday, November 5 10:45 - 12:00
Primary Speaker(s): Ran Oelgiesser
Track(s): Windows Client
Additional Track(s): Management and Operations, Virtualization
Level: 300 - Advanced
Session Type: Breakout Session
The Microsoft Enterprise Desktop Virtualization enhances deployment and management of Virtual PC images on a Windows Desktop while also providing a seamless user experience on a Virtual PC environment independent of the local desktop configuration and operating system. Application-to-OS compatibility issues are minimized, OS migrations are accelerated. Delivery and reconstitution of corporate desktops are made easy, simplifying support tasks, business continuity and incorporation of heterogeneous IT environments.
CLI306 MDOP: Application Virtualization 4.5 Features
Monday, November 3 16:00 - 17:15
Primary Speaker(s): Lidiane Souza
Microsoft Application Virtualization 4.5 is an exciting update for Microsoft SoftGrid Application Virtualization. It includes Dynamic Suite Composition, Extended Scalability, Globalization and compliance with Microsoft Security Standards. All of these features will help you scale application virtualization across the Enterprise.
CLI315 MDOP: Asset Inventory Services (AIS) will count your software and your licenses
Thursday, November 6 08:30 - 09:45
Primary Speaker(s): Marc Shepard
Additional Track(s): Management and Operations
Asset Inventory Services is an online service that collects information about your installed software applications, compares them to a central software knowledgebase and translates the results into easily used business information. The service can also retrieve your volume license agreement information and compare it to installed quantities which greatly simplifies license management activities.
CLI317 MDOP: Managing GPOs with Advanced Group Policy Management (AGPM) 3.0
Wednesday, November 5 15:45 - 17:00
Primary Speaker(s): Mark Gray
Additional Track(s): Management and Operations, Security
See AGPM 3.0 in action: Group Policy is a great way of managing your desktops while at the same time there are many challenges in doing it well. AGPM, part of the Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack, is called "advanced" because it allows you to work in a safe, offline environment and add workflow and other levels of control. 3.0 is improving the archive, logging and integration within the total concept of Group Policy.
CLI407 MDOP: Microsoft Application Virtualization, Package and Data Management
Thursday, November 6 13:00 - 14:15
Level: 400 - Expert
In depth session about how a file becomes part of the Virtual File System (VFS); how application data and user data are differentiated; where package files go on the Client; what happens when files are modified; and what are all those .PKG and .TMP files are. This session will provide you with insight into managing virtual applications
MGT315 Microsoft Application Virtualization (formerly SoftGrid) management and System Center Configuration Manager 2007 R2
Primary Speaker(s): Gene Ferioli
Track(s): Management and Operations
Additional Track(s): Virtualization, Windows Client
This session will review the new Application Virtualization Management capability recently released in Configuration Manager R2. This new enhancement to the existing capability list in Configuration Manager adds powerful virtual application support to the existing robust software distribution technology. The live demonstrations will also showcase areas where the integration between Configuration Manager 2007 R2 and MDOP Application Virtualization 4.5 provides a truly "Better Together" experience. The session will also cover Event logging improvements, surfacing information through WMI, support provided by the Operations Manager Management Pack, Virtual Shadow Copy Services, back-up, compliance and much much more.
Product Demo Sessions:
CLI01-PD MDOP: Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack revealed
Tuesday, November 4 12:20 - 13:10
Primary Speaker(s): Jameel Khalfan
Additional Track(s): Management and Operations, Security, Virtualization
Level: 200 - Intermediate
Session Type: Product Demo
Check out what we have to offer in this largely demo driven, all up MDOP session where we will provide a quick overview of each of the components.
CLI02-PD MDOP: not for first timers - we'll demo the new features in App-V 4.5 (formerly Softgrid)
Thursday, November 6 11:50 - 12:40
Microsoft Application Virtualization 4.5 is an exciting update for Microsoft SoftGrid Application Virtualizaiton. It includes Dynamic Suite Composition, Extended Scalability, Globalization and compliance with Microsoft Security Standards. All of these features will help you scale application virtualization across the Enterprise.
CLI03-PD MDOP: Managing GPOs with Advanced Group Policy Management (AGPM) 3.0
Friday, November 7 12:20 - 13:10
Primary Speaker(s): Winni Verhoef
Additional Track(s): Security, Windows Server Infrastructure
Instructor Led Labs:
CLI01-ILL MDOP: Application Virtualization, Sequencing Lab (Advanced)
Monday, November 3 17:45 - 19:00, Wednesday, November 5 09:00 - 10:15
Primary Speaker(s): Sean Donahue, Patrick Jaspers, Andrew Read
Session Type: Instructor-Led Lab
Join us on a walk through various tips and tricks to troubleshoot problematic applications during the sequencing process.
CLI02-ILL MDOP: Application Virtualization: Publishing Lab.
Tuesday, November 4 10:45 - 12:00, Wednesday, November 5 13:30 - 14:45
Primary Speaker(s): Sean Donahue, Patrick Jaspers
In this session we will look behind the scenes at package generation with Microsoft Application Virtualization Sequencer and how package data is organized, managed and accessed on the Microsoft Application Virtualization Client.
CLI08-ILL MDOP:Microsoft Enterprise Desktop Virtualization
Primary Speaker(s): Tomer Brand, Ran Oelgiesser
Additional Track(s): Virtualization
Experience the Microsoft Enterprise Desktop Virtualization solution. It enhances deployment and management of Virtual PC images on a Windows Desktop while also providing a seamless user experience on a Virtual PC environment.
CLI09-IS MDOP: Microsoft Application Virtualization discussion
Thursday, November 6 14:40 - 15:55
Primary Speaker(s): Karri Alexion-Tiernan, Lidiane Souza
Additional Track(s): Management and Operations, Virtualization, Windows Server Infrastructure
Session Type: Interactive Session
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