Below is a listing of all the session so far for Infrastructure Saturday. More session are going to be added soon so please check back closer to the date for the final list.
For a full list of speakers and their Bio’s go to http://www.infrastructuresaturday.com/speakers-2/
Windows 2012R2 Hyper-V new features
Speaker: Alessandro Cardoso – Insight
This section will cover the Windows 2012R2 Hyper-V new features showcasing Hyper-V Replica, Clusters from shared VHDX, Virtual Machine version 2.
Running Windows Intune as a Hosted Service for Multi-Tenant Environments
Speaker: Harris Schneiderman – Kloud Solutions
This session is intended for IT Professionals who are interested in running a Windows Intune environment for multiple organizations. Perhaps you are a hoster looking for new revenue streams by providing management as a service (MaaS). Perhaps you manage an organization with multiple business units with very specific, but different requirements for device management. Why should you select Windows Intune as the platform to manage these environments? Should you run a single Windows Intune tenant or multiple tenants? What are the capabilities and benefits of each approach? This session is an opportunity to examine these scenarios in detail and get guidance from one of the leading Microsoft partners in this space
Hybrid Exchange migration to Office 365
Speaker: Aaron Whittaker – Readify
Aaron Whittaker and Robert Kruk would will present a session on Hybrid Exchange migration to Office 365 for Powerhouse. The session will show design considerations and migration strategies. They will demo their production environment, showing ADFS, Dirsync, Azure AD and Office 365.
Achieving Enterprise User Mobility
Speaker: Kieran Jacobsen – HP Enterprise Services
Learn about the advances in Windows 8.1 and Server 2012 R2 that will allow your users to work from anywhere in the world. Kieran Jacobsen will cover off topics like seamless corporate connectivity with DirectAccess, managing BitLocker with MBAM, user document synchronization with Work Folders, addressing the needs of enterprise security and any performance requirements that you might have.
Simplify Windows File System Security with Dynamic Access Control
Speaker: Gil Kirkpatrick – ViewDS Identity
Dynamic Access Control (DAC) is a new scheme for managing file system access in Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2. DAC uses changes in Kerberos, Active Directory, and the Windows kernel to implement a powerful access control policy language providing fine-grained control of access to your files. And the best part is you can get better security while reducing the administrative load of managing hundreds or thousands of groups. Learn how DAC works under the covers, and how you take advantage of this new security technology
Windows Azure + PowerShell…. a perfect partnership
Speaker: Matt Lavery – Microsoft
It’s no longer just a buzz word, the cloud is here! Whether it be public or private; production or dev/test; or even for disaster recovery purposes; there are definitive choices to consider and one major factor that needs to be considered is management of
the environment. This includes the ability to easily deploy or migrate. In this
session we will look at the recent capabilities added to Windows Azure as well
as how to leverage PowerShell to quickly and efficiently manage your cloud
service.Taking you through this learning is Matt Lavery a Microsoft PFE and brings his wealth of industrial experience and passion for automation. This session will show case many real world examples of where PowerShell and Automation techniques have been used to save Engineers hours of time per week and let them get back to focusing on the real issues within their environment
Windows Server 2012 R2 Storage Overview
Speaker: Jeff Alexander – Microsoft
Windows Server 2012 introduced some ground-breaking storage features that helped customers optimize commodity storage hardware. This presentation we will explore how Windows Server 2012 R2 c9ontinue this trend and helps you build highly available and reliable storage solutions with cost-effective hardware, provides an overview of the greater variety of choices for deploying storage infrastructure, and highlights new storage and file system features in Windows Server 2012 R2 .;
How to run a Small Business on Server 2012 R2, InTune and Office 365
Speaker: Brendon Davis – EtherWorks
In this session we will cover the current Microsoft cloud focused product and how it set exceeds the features originally offered by the aging Windows Small Business Server product. We discuss how Office 365 easily integrate into the Server 2012 R2 Essentials eco-system and look at deployment options for InTune with Australian customers. By combining these products it has made supporting a mobile workforce, varying staff numbers and providing remote support a whole lot simpler.
Working with Work Folders
Speaker: Alan Burchill – Avanade Australia
In this session you will explore what Work Folders are and how you can manage them in your environment to enable you users a BYOD experience using Windows Server 2012 R2.
Secure Office 365 Access with ADFS and Multi Factor Authentication
Speaker: Brendan Carius – Kloud
The increasingly popular trends of BYOD, work from anywhere and storing information in public cloud may expose a greater risk to companies. This session shows how you can manage this risk by leveraging new ADFS capabilities, device authentication, and multi-factor authentication in Office 365 to secure corporate resources.
Unified Device Management with SCCM 2012 R2 and Windows InTune
Speaker: James Bannan – Dilignet
Rich cross-platform management, iOS & Android management….it’s all here with the ever-closer alignment between Configuration Manager and Windows InTune. Come along to find out how to create a centralised, one-stop shop for system and device management.
What’s New in SCCM 2012 R2
Speaker: James Bannan – Dilignet
System Center 2012 R2 has launched, and the latest release of Configuration Manager has a wealth of new features. Come along to find out what’s new and sexy about SCCM (answer: everything!)
Online vs OnPrem, Lync on your own terms!
Speaker: Shane Hoey – Technology Effect
You are under pressure to reduce internal communications costs and provide service to an ever increasing mobile workforce. Staff have a mix of BYOD and corporate mobile phones alongside traditional computers and tablets. Management want to increase integration with partners while maintaining security. Staff are working flexible hours and expecting services to be always be online. Which way do you jump, Lync Online or On Premise it’s a great debate!, that will cover the nuances and demonstrate their case for each deployment
Hekaton – The Turbocharged Engine in SQL Server 2014
Speaker: Heidi Wilson
The In-Memory OLTP engine (codename Hekaton) in SQL Server 2014 provides memory-optimized tables and indexes and natively-compiled stored procedures to deliver massive improvements in performance and processing time. This session will explore the new structures for memory-optimised tables and indexes, the native compilation of stored procedures, and take a look under the hood at data access and transaction logging.
3 Keys to Data Protection in the virtual environment with Veeam
Speaker: Bean Adamson
As an award-winning vendor dedicated solely to virtualization tools, Veeam Software understands that virtual agility requires virtual stability. This session
explores the fundamental processes that organizations must put in place to
optimize data protection and disaster recovery in the virtual world, and how
Veeam Software can help address these challenges.
Windows 8.1 Security
Speaker: Erdal Ozkaya
Windows 8 offers a huge leap forward when it comes to security capability and took three years to get there, so what type of security improvements can you expect to see in a one-year project like Blue? You’ll be surprised! Come join us to learn about the improvements that Blue will offer in domains such as Malware Resistance, Data protection, and Access Control.
Migrating from Windows XP to Windows 8.1
Speaker: Kyle Rosenthal
Time getting short and you haven’t started planning your migration from Windows XP to Windows 8 or Windows 8.1? Well – there is no time like the present!*
In this session, Kyle Rosenthal will discuss the tools and processes available to make the transition as painless as possible – even if you are not making the jump to Windows 8.1 but instead to WIndows 7 – then this session will be very relevant for you!
*The better time to start the plan was a while ago – but better late than never!
The Story of Windows: Windows 8.1 Update
Speaker: Jeff Alexander
Kick off Infrastructure Saturday with this demo heavy session that’s all about the new Windows! Windows 8.1 is out and hot on the heels of Windows 8. In this session Jeff Alexander will update you on Windows and what it means for the enterprise and consumers alike. With any luck there will be a range of devices to get your hands on and tempt you for holiday purchases!