Our team focuses on cutting edge customer and partner experiences for existing and new Windows Server and Cloud releases.
Most of the WinCAT team will be at TechEd next week delivering sessions and answering questions. Here's an overview of who's doing what when and where.
Robert DeLuca (identity management)
Working at the various Active Directory and Identity Lifecycle Manager booths.
Pat Fetty (NAP and networking)
Working at the NAP booth and delivering the following:
SEC320 - Network Access Protection: Real World Customer Case Studies and Discussions
Tuesday, June 5 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM, N220 E
Speaker(s): Hunter Ely, Pat Fetty
Network Access Protection (NAP) is a policy-based network health solution that is built into Microsoft Windows Server codename "Longhorn", expected to ship in 2007. NAP is being tested in its beta form by several customers around the world who have deployed the solution on their production network and have seen tremendous benefits. Microsoft has written up case studies on some of these customers and these are the main topic of discussion in this presentation.
Track(s): Security, Windows Server Infrastructure
John Morello (security and anywhere access)
Working at the IPsec and PKI booths and delivering the following:
SVR04-TLC - Deploying Terminal Services in Windows Server 2008
Monday, June 4 1:15 PM - 2:30 PM, Yellow Theater 1
Speaker(s): John Morello, Bernhard Tritsch
Discuss new Terminal Services features and explore deployment architectures and decision points and the importance of x64. Learn best practices for implementing TS RemoteApp™, TS Gateway, TS Web Access and TS Easy Print. This will be a highly interactive session and is your chance to get answers to your key questions.
Track(s): Windows Server Infrastructure
SVR13-TLC - Using Microsoft SoftGrid Application Virtualization with Terminal Services
Tuesday, June 5 4:30 PM - 5:45 PM, Yellow Theater 3
Speaker(s): Chad Jones, John Morello
Learn how SoftGrid for TS enables consolidation of terminal servers, reduced downtime, improves time to solution. Learn best practices for implementing SoftGrid on TS and interoperability with SoftGrid for Desktops and the SoftGrid SMS connector. This is a highly interactive session and is your chance to get answers to your key questions.
SVR322 - Microsoft Windows Server Network Policy Server Fundamentals
Wednesday, June 6 10:15 AM - 11:30 AM, N320 E
Speaker(s): John Morello
The Network Policy Server—formerly known as Internet Authentication Services (IAS)—is a core component of a number of networking and security solutions. These include secure wireless, VPN, and Network Access Protection. This session covers NPS fundamentals such as the product architecture, policy management, deployment planning, and on-going operations. Live demonstrations are used extensively to illustrate key concepts and advanced troubleshooting.
Allen Stewart (virtualization and dynamic datacenter)
Working at the Virtual Server / Windows Server Virtualization booth.