Quest Software, Inc. today revealed speakers and sessions for The Experts Conference (TEC) 2012. The 11th annual technology conference, which is presented by Quest and Microsoft, will be held at the Marriott Marquis & Marina in San Diego, April 29-May 2. TEC offers world-class, 400-level training on Microsoft Identity and Access, Exchange Server, SharePoint, PowerShell, and Virtualization and User Workspace Management technologies for the most experienced IT pros in the world.
TEC for Directory & Identity 2012 will bring back many popular speakers, including Brian Puhl and Laura Hunter of Microsoft, Jeremy Palenchar of Orcas Consulting, and Jorge de Almeida Pinto of Oxford Computer Group. Sessions will cover the full range of Identity and Access management (IAM) technologies, including Active Directory, Forefront Identity Manager and Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS).
TEC for Exchange 2012 will feature sessions on development, scripting, archiving, recovery, and storage. This year’s lineup includes facilitator and Exchange MVP, David Sengupta, and veteran presenters Brett Shirley and Scott Schnoll of Microsoft, along with a host of other presenters.
TEC for SharePoint 2012 will welcome well-known expert and author Chris McNulty as conference facilitator. This year’s conference will offer never before presented sessions focused on three key themes: Understanding SharePoint governance; Preparing for the Future of SharePoint; and Implementing SharePoint business intelligence - featuring SQL Server 2012 Denali. Presenters Ben Curry of Summit 7 Systems and Susan Hanley of Susan Hanley, LLC return in 2012, among many others.
TEC for Virtualization & User Workspace Management, the first conference of its kind to train on Microsoft’s virtualization platforms provide vital new guidance around managing the User Workspace, will be led by conference facilitator and Microsoft MVP, Patrick Rouse. Top speakers will include Guido Grillenmeier of HP and top experts on Windows 7 Migration, Application Compatibility and Virtualization, among many other topics.
For the second year, the PowerShell Deep Dive will provide a unique community opportunity to drill down on the task automation scripting language with the world’s leading experts. Microsoft program managers will join Kinnon McDonell of Microsoft and Craig Martin of Edgile for this unique event that features short dives and full sessions.
Sessions and speakers are now posted at theexpertsconference.com/us/2012. The conferences are offered on a tiered pricing schedule that includes all food, beverages and conference materials. For more information about pricing, visit the website and follow @TECconf on Twitter.
Gil Kirkpatrick, Quest chief architect, Microsoft MVP and conference founder “Each year, TEC provides a unique training and networking experience to its growing community of delegates. We’re building a tremendous event with more than 100 of sessions and many top speakers from Redmond and around the world, enabling powerful cross-training opportunities not found at any other event.”
Quest Software (Nasdaq: QSFT) simplifies and reduces the cost of managing IT for more than 100,000 customers worldwide. Our innovative solutions make solving the toughest IT management problems easier, enabling customers to save time and money across physical, virtual and cloud environments. For more information about Quest solutions for administration and automation, data protection, development and optimization, identity and access management, migration and consolidation, and performance monitoring, go to quest.com/.
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