Microsoft UNPLUGGED brings you a series of technical updates which provide in-depth coverage of Microsoft software and technologies. Catered for Developers and IT Professionals, Microsoft UNPLUGGED are held throughout New Zealand. Join us in March 2011 for Developer morning sessions or IT Professional afternoon sessions.
TechNet UNPLUGGED: IT Professional Sessions (1:30pm – 5pm)
Come to afternoon IT Professional sessions to learn about the Hyper-V introduction of Dynamic Memory and RemoteFX in Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1. We will also dig into the technical details behind the forthcoming Microsoft Office 365, which delivers the power of cloud productivity to businesses of all sizes. Lastly, we will cover Small Business Server 2011 installation and migration options, including migrating and upgrading SBS 2003 and SBS 2008 to the latest version SBS 2011. More details Level 300 for IT Professionals, IT Managers
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Session 1: Deploying Hyper-V with RemoteFX & Dynamic Memory in Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 Hyper-V introduced Dynamic Memory and RemoteFX in Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1. In this session we'll take a look at how Dynamic Memory works behind the scenes, covering common questions such as memory balancing details, parent partition memory reserve and interaction of workloads with Dynamic Memory. We will also cover RemoteFX, the new high-performance rich, local-like desktop environment delivered over the network, and help you understand how to prepare and plan for deployment and share guidance on scaling and capacity planning. Lastly we will explain how System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2 SP1 takes advantage of the new features of Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 including the impacts on placement, PRO and cluster over-commit.
Session 2: Office 365 for the IT Professional In this session we will dig into the technical details behind the forthcoming Microsoft Office 365, which delivers the power of cloud productivity to businesses of all sizes. Office 365 combines the familiar Microsoft Office desktop suite with online versions of our next-generation communications and collaboration services: Exchange Online, SharePoint Online, and Lync Online. We’ll compare the technical differences of the current BPOS offering vs. Office 365, focusing on new features, migration options, Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS), synchronisation and on-premises/cloud co-existence.
Session 3: Migrating to Small Business Server 2011 Windows Small Business Server 2011 Standard is designed and priced for small businesses with up to 75 users, delivering enterprise-class server technology in an affordable, all-in-one solution. SBS 2011 Standard helps protect business’ information from loss by performing automatic daily server backups and greater productivity through on-site features like e-mail, Internet connectivity, internal Web sites, remote access, and file and printer sharing. This technical session will cover SBS 2011 installation and migration options, including migrating and upgrading SBS 2003 and SBS 2008 to the latest version SBS 2011.