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Microsoft Management Summit 2012

Clouds and cloud-connected devices are changing the world of work and our daily interactions

We are a little over a month away for the www.mms-2012.com sold out event in Las Vegas April 16-20. I thought I would post a little here about the event.

I was reading on the Microsoft Server and Cloud Platform Blog about Brad Anderson's keynotes here are the abstracts:

Check out the abstracts for Corporate Vice President, Brad Anderson's, MMS 2012 Keynotes:

Day 1: Microsoft Private Cloud. Built for the Future. Ready Now.
Cloud computing and the delivery of true IT as a Service is one of the most profound industry shifts in decades. Join Brad Anderson, Corporate Vice President of Microsoft's Management and Security Division, as he shares Microsoft's vision for cloud computing and shows how System ...Center 2012, as part of the Microsoft private cloud, will enable you to deliver the promise of cloud computing in your organization today.

Day 2: A World of Connected Devices
Clouds and cloud-connected devices are changing the world of work and our daily interactions. Tech-savvy and always-connected, people want faster, more intuitive technology, uninterrupted services, and the freedom to work anywhere, anytime, on a variety of devices. Join Brad Anderson, Corporate Vice President of the Management and Security Division at Microsoft to learn how System Center 2012 and Windows Intune can help IT embrace this new reality today, and in the future, by making the right intelligent infrastructure investments.


I will be doing two sessions at MMS

On Monday 4/16

SV-B310 Deep Dive: Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 Hyper-V Changes - Dynamic Memory and RemoteFX http://www.mms-2012.com/topic/details/sv-b310

With the release of Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 we saw two new features added: Dynamic Memory and RemoteFX. This session focuses on how Dynamic Memory works, how you use it within your Hyper-V environment, and how you update existing VMs. We focus on RemoteFX and how, using Desktop Virtualization, users will be able to work remotely in a Windows Aero desktop environment, watch full-motion video, enjoy Silverlight animations, and run 3D applications - all with the fidelity of a local-like performance when connecting over the LAN.

On Tuesday 4/17 I will co-deliver with Harold Wong

FI-B328 How to Build a Microsoft Private Cloud in Your Own Lab in 1,000 Tiny Steps with Free Trial Software http://www.mms-2012.com/topic/details/fi-b328

You have probably worked with Hyper-V and Microsoft System Center before. But how do you use these tools to build out your own Private Cloud? Harold Wong and John Weston share real-world experience from building out a mini private cloud. Learn what worked and what they would do differently next time. They discuss System Center 2012 (Virtual Machine Manager, Operations Manager, Orchestrator and App Controller). Free software http://aka.ms/syscntr12

Also here is my speaker page at MMS: John Weston

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John Weston is a Cloud IT Pro Evangelist for Microsoft.http://aka.ms/syscntr During the last ten years he has spoken to thousands of IT Professionals across the country. Before joining Microsoft full time, he spent six years as an MCT, training people at a local college and getting new Microsoft hires up to speed. He holds more certifications than he can remember, but the list definitely includes MCITP, MCSE, MCDBA, MCT, and CCNA. Before becoming and MCT, Weston co-owned a software development and consulting firm that was a Microsoft Partner based in Dallas. His primary blog includes http://blogs.technet.com/b/jweston.