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Enterprise Mobility + Security


Spark ideas that make a powerful difference at Microsoft Ignite, May 4-8, 2015 in Chicago IL.

This is the second in a series of blogs meant to familiarize you with the details of Ignite. Check out the first entry about our featured Ignite speakers here.

At Ignite, you will have the ability to mix and match, jump from session to session and then kickback after hours. Each participant – whether a senior decision maker, IT professional or enterprise developer – will be guided through a custom, curated set of experiences that provides them the specific information and motivation they need to charge ahead.

There are quite a few sessions lined up for Enterprise mobility spectrum. There are several dedicated sessions, but you will also find our technologies integrated into a number of other product sessions as they are a key foundation for deploying Microsoft Services and optimizing the user experience. These sessions will prepare you to implement change and advance your organization. Here are a few that you don’t want to miss.

Here are some of the sessions, but I encourage you to navigate through the schedule based on your needs.

Overviews and Deep Dives

Identity and Access Management everywhere

Azure Active Directory and Microsoft Identity Manager are evolving and provide new offerings for all kinds of users and cool features such as new sync tools, administration delegation, B2B and B2C capabilities, secure remote access to on-premises applications, Self-Service password reset, conditional access, new reports and more. Join this session to see current and future capabilities and learn how Identity and Access management can take you everywhere.

Fundamentals of Microsoft Azure RemoteApp Management and Administration

In this session learn more about the different management capabilities, deployment options, and administrative configurations along with best practices for Azure RemoteApp. We will dive into best practices for creating template images in order to deploy line-of-business applications to include how to verify applications function properly within a RemoteApp deployment. We’ll discuss and provide overview of the different authentication models available and what O365 integration is possible along with how to perform monitoring using Azure Operations Logs and configure redirection for USB devices, printers, and drive mapping. Lastly, we’ll explain more of how the Azure RemoteApp service operates and how the system auto scales to automaticall

An Insider’s Guide to Desktop Virtualization

Ready to drink from a fire hose? In this highly energized session, learn about insights, best practices, and hear unfiltered thoughts about Desktop Virtualization, VDI, vendors, and solutions. Discussion topics include: VDwhy, VDCry, VDI Smackdown, building and designing a Microsoft VDI solution, and 3D graphics. Experience the Microsoft and Citrix Virtual Desktop solution with a huge amount of videos and demos. With unique content and insights, this session is fun and packed with great content for everyone interested in Desktop Virtualization—and some nice giveaways. A session you don’t want to miss!

Managing Your Datacenter with Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager

Is deploying, updating, and maintaining configuration compliance still a challenge in your datacenter environment? Join this session to learn how System Center Configuration Manager along with the other components of System Center can make your life easier by addressing these common challenges. We will share with you lessons learned from customer deployments, common industry practices, and provide an insight into what is coming in the future.

Protecting and Tracking Sensitive Data with RMS – today and what is next

Modern organizations routinely share sensitive data both internally and externally. This session will present a solution capable of letting data owners protect, control, and track their sensitive data regardless of where it is used (or abused). We’ll specifically present solutions for both front office and industrial use cases.

What’s New

RDS Improvements in the next version of Windows Server

In the next release of Windows Server we have made significant performance and API investments in RemoteFX. If you’re interested in understanding the value of Hyper-V VDI for your organization, this session will provide you an in depth look into the key improvement we’re introducing in RemoteFX. We’ll cover topics such as new graphics APIs (OpenGL and OpenCL), VRAM configuration and H264 CODEC improvements. In addition we’ll share some demos from key partners to showcase the performance capabilities for engineering class application workloads.

What’s New and Upcoming with Microsoft System Center

This session outlines the latest enhancements in enterprise mobility management using Microsoft Intune and System Center Configuration Manager. See the newest Microsoft Intune improvements for managing mobile productivity without compromising compliance, and learn about the futures of Microsoft Intune and Configuration Manager, including new Windows 10 management scenarios.

How To’s

Managing Windows 10 with Microsoft Intune and System Center Configuration Manager

Excited about the new Windows 10 features? We are as well! Join this session to learn about how Microsoft Intune and System Center Configuration Manager are going to support and enhance new features coming in Windows 10.

Upgrading from FIM to Microsoft Identity Manager and Azure Active Directory

In this session we will cover how to upgrade from Forefront Identity Manager and earlier products to the upcoming Microsoft Identity Manager (MIM), demonstrate how MIM integrates with Azure Active Directory (AD), and review best practices for integrating private and public cloud identity and access management.

These links will give you an idea of some of the many sessions associated with Enterprise Mobility:

Still not registered? Register today!