DATE and TIME:

This event is scheduled for 8th November 2012 (Thursday) at Microsoft, Thames Valley Park, Reading, Berkshire RG6 1WG. Location is Building 3 and Session Room Names are “Chicago 1 and Chicago 2”.

Contact you Technical Account Manager for the offering datasheet and registration details if you want to attend.

SUMMARY:

This event is aimed at IT Professionals looking for the latest information on Windows Server 2012 Active Directory. The day will consist of four presentations accompanied with live demonstrations that will focus on the new features and enhancements in Active Directory Services in the next version of Microsoft Operating System – Windows Server 2012 (Codenamed – Windows 8). There will be an opportunity to ask questions and network with to our most experienced Premier Field Engineers, Critical Problem Resolution Support Engineers and other premier customers during this technically packed presentation day at Microsoft.

The presenters are Microsoft Premier Field Engineers and Customer Technical Support Engineers who are Server subject matter experts. They have worked on Microsoft Active Directory Infrastructure with numerous Premier customers bringing with them a wealth of knowledge and experience about the product.

During the break periods there will be an opportunity for attendees to engage with the presenters and other members of the Active Directory Premier Field Engineering team and Customer Technical Support Engineers, this is an excellent opportunity to ask any more questions to the experts in the field.

TARGET AUDIENCE:

This Operations Day is aimed at Architects, Engineers and Administrators experienced in deploying or supporting Microsoft Active Directory and want to know what’s new in Windows Server 2012 Active Directory. Why would you consider upgrading to Windows Server 2012 Active Directory? What business and technical value the new exciting features can add? Why upgrade if your existing Active Directory Infrastructure keeps the business going? How can you pre-position business value to your management to upgrade to Windows Server 2012 Active Directory? What technical ramp-up or knowledge is required to upgrade and administer the new Windows Server 2012 Active Directory Infrastructure?

BUSINESS NEEDS:

This event is ideal for organisations that are looking to move to Windows Server 2012 Active Directory and need their IT staff to be aware of the new features and functionality in the new version. The event will provide their staff with a deeper understanding of Windows Server 2012 Active Directory Services Infrastructure, upgrade, deployment and understanding of new features.

BENEFITS:

After completing this operations day, you will:

Learn how to upgrade to Windows Server 2012 AD.

Understand and be aware of all new AD features and enhancements in Windows Server.

Deep dive into Virtualizing and Snapshot features of domain controllers running Windows Server 2012.

Deep dive into Dynamic Access Control (DAC) feature in Windows Server 2012.

Deep dive into what’s new in Kerberos and Authentication in Windows Server 2012.

Ask the Industry leaders and experts any Active Directory related technical questions or simply give your feedback or add your feature to the wish list for the future Active Directory feature release or enhancement.

PRE-REQUISITES:

First-hand level 200 or 300 knowledge of Microsoft Active Directory as an IT Professional.