AGENDA 2015

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SCU 2015 has grown to new heights and will feature TWO FULL breakout tracks, allowing for more speakers, content and subject matter deep dives. To view session descriptions, click the title for more information. Looking for the recorded presentations? Click here to view.

*NOTE - Agenda items are listed in CST
TRACK 1 - Main Ballroom (CST) TRACK 2 - Upstairs Ballroom (CST)
8:30 - 9:00 Breakfast & Registration 8:30 - 9:00 Breakfast & Registration
9:00 - 9:45 SCU 2015 Keynote Presentation

Presented by Brad Anderson
9:00 - 9:45 SCU 2015 Keynote Presentation

Presented by Brad Anderson
9:50 - 10:50 What's New in Microsoft Azure IaaS

Presented by Maarten Goet
9:50 - 10:50 Windows Server vNext: Sneak Peak from Microsoft

Presented by Symon Perriman
10:55 - 11:55 My Favorite Configuration Manager 2012 Features

Presented by Wally Mead
10:55 - 11:55 Monitoring of the SQL Server 2014 with System Center

Presented by Roman Yuferev
12:00 - 12:30 The Suite - Powering System Center - Service Manager to New Heights

Presented by Greg Singleton
12:00 - 12:30 Empowering a Mobile Workforce with EMS
Presented by Joe Kuster
12:30 - 1:00 Lunch 12:30 - 1:00 Lunch
1:00 - 2:00 Agile - Not Just for Developers! Achieving DevOps Nirvana

Presented by Travis Wright
1:00 - 2:35 Top 10 ConfigMgr Issues and How to Avoid Them

Presented by Kent Agerlund and Johan Arwidmark
2:05 - 2:35 See Everything! App to Metal Monitoring, Alerts, and Reporting with System Center Operations Manager and the Veeam Management Pack

Presented by Chris Henley
2:40 - 3:40 Optimize Azure Virtual Machines for Performance and Availability

Presented by Anders Bengsston and Pete Zerger
2:40 - 3:40 Get More PowerShell Out of Service Manager (and SMA)!

Presented by Kirk Munro
3:40 - 4:00 Afternoon Break 3:40 - 4:00 Afternoon Break
4:00 - 4:30 Managing 3rd Party Software with System Center Configuration Manager: Avoiding Security Breaches and Getting Back to the Basics

Presented by Meaghan McKeown
4:00 - 5:00 Understanding Hyper-V HA, DR and Mobility

Presented by John Savill
4:35 - 5:30 Build Darth Vader's Ultimate Dashboard to Monitor the Death Star

Presented by Dieter Wijckmans
5:35 - 6:00 SCU 2015 Wrap Up 5:05 - 6:00 Enterprise Security with Configuration Manager

Presented by Jason Sandys
SCU 2015 has grown to new heights and will feature TWO FULL breakout tracks, allowing for more speakers, content and subject matter deep dives. To view session descriptions, click the title for more information. Looking for the recorded presentations? Click here to view.

TRACK 1 - Main Ballroom (CST) TRACK 2 - Upstairs Ballroom (CST)
8:30 - 9:00 Breakfast & Registration 8:30 - 9:00 Breakfast & Registration
9:00 - 9:45 SCU 2015 Keynote Presentation

Presented by Brad Anderson
9:00 - 9:45 SCU 2015 Keynote Presentation

Presented by Brad Anderson
9:50 - 10:50 What's New in Microsoft Azure IaaS

Presented by Maarten Goet
9:50 - 10:50 Windows Server vNext: Sneak Peak from Microsoft

Presented by Symon Perriman
10:55 - 11:55 My Favorite Configuration Manager 2012 Features

Presented by Wally Mead
10:55 - 11:55 Monitoring of the SQL Server 2014 with System Center

Presented by Roman Yuferev
12:00 - 12:30 The Suite - Powering System Center - Service Manager to New Heights

Presented by Greg Singleton
12:00 - 12:30 Empowering a Mobile Workforce with EMS
Presented by Joe Kuster
12:30 - 1:00 Lunch 12:30 - 1:00 Lunch
1:00 - 2:00 Agile - Not Just for Developers! Achieving DevOps Nirvana

Presented by Travis Wright
1:00 - 2:35 Top 10 ConfigMgr Issues and How to Avoid Them

Presented by Kent Agerlund and Johan Arwidmark
2:05 - 2:35 See Everything! App to Metal Monitoring, Alerts, and Reporting with System Center Operations Manager and the Veeam Management Pack

Presented by Chris Henley
2:40 - 3:40 Optimize Azure Virtual Machines for Performance and Availability

Presented by Anders Bengsston and Pete Zerger
2:40 - 3:40 Get More PowerShell Out of Service Manager (and SMA)!

Presented by Kirk Munro
3:40 - 4:00 Afternoon Break 3:40 - 4:00 Afternoon Break
4:00 - 4:30 Managing 3rd Party Software with System Center Configuration Manager: Avoiding Security Breaches and Getting Back to the Basics

Presented by Meaghan McKeown
4:00 - 5:00 Understanding Hyper-V HA, DR and Mobility

Presented by John Savill
4:35 - 5:30 Build Darth Vader's Ultimate Dashboard to Monitor the Death Star

Presented by Dieter Wijckmans
5:35 - 6:00 SCU 2015 Wrap Up 5:05 - 6:00 Enterprise Security with Configuration Manager

Presented by Jason Sandys