MMS 2012: All packed and ready to go

This is it. The waiting is almost over. I’m about to leave and head over to MMS for my third time already. A week packed with sessions, people to meet, have drinks with friends and just learn the ins and outs of the new System Center 2012 products line first hand. I’ll be mostly attending SCOM related sessions and will even co present a session on Friday with fellow SCOM addict and multiple year MVP Maarten Goet: AM-B312 Operations Manager Tuning War: No Management Pack Left Behind Friday, April 20 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM Venetian Ballroom G Speaker(s): Dieter Wijckmans, Maarten Goet Track(s): Application Management Session Type: Breakout Session Products: Operations Manager So you installed Microsoft System Center Operations Manager, deployed your first agent and started importing management packs. Now, a hundred or more alerts start appearing. Was this really the best approach? How do...
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MMS 2012: Travel Guide Part 4: Join the Twitter army

This blog post is part of a series. The other parts can be found here: How to survive MMS 2012. So you are at MMS and feel the buzz but how do you meet with your peers and get the latest updates and scoops about sessions. Well by tapping into the never sleeping social media communication channel. MyITForum is putting together again the MMS twitter army. This is basically a dedicated twitter fanatics group of attendees who keep track of the event and send out all info to the world. There’s no need to subscribe or register just check the twitter army info session in the Venetian Ballroom 1 on monday at 9:30AM to 10:30AM to join in. All the different hash tags will be explained as also the prize draw (yep there’s even a prize for twitter folks in there). Apart from the prizes everyone receives the twitter army badge and becomes a real twitter soldier. Check out the official MMS2012 twitter guide: http://myitforum.com/myitforumwp/wp-content/uploads/group-documents/11/1321406228-MMS2011TwitterGuide.pdf Apart from this...
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Speaking at MMS2012

MMS2012 just got a little bit more interested for me (can it?). I will get the chance to speak at this major System Center event together with System Center Operations Manager guru and colleague Maarten Goet. We’ll be presenting the following session: AM-B312 Operations Manager Tuning War: No Management Pack Left Behind Friday, April 20 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM Venetian Ballroom G Speaker(s): Dieter Wijckmans, Maarten Goet Track(s): Application Management Session Type: Breakout Session Products: Operations Manager So you installed Microsoft System Center Operations Manager, deployed your first agent and started importing management packs. Now, a hundred or more alerts start appearing. Was this really the best approach? How do I tune my management packs anyway? How do I get things sorted again? Come to this session led by five-year System Center MVP Maarten Goet, who draws from multiple years of field experience to...
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MMS 2012 Travel Guide Part 1: Getting settled in Vegas

This blog post is part of a series. The other parts can be found here: How to survive MMS 2012. So you’re heading to MMS 2012 this year! Good for you! It’s the top notch event for all System Center enthusiasts! It will be my 3th summit and I’m not pretending to be a vet but can give you some nice tips I’ve learned in the past. First of all I’m not going to bore you on how to survive the plane trip to Vegas because let’s face it. Plane trips are boring. Some like them… I think they are just plain boring but ok you have to get there one way or another (remembering the story of the ash cloud 2 years ago ) Read about it here TIP: Check your travel docs. Make sure you have a passport which is valid for at least 6 months after your stay and if your are from outside of states make sure to...
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A travel guide: How to survive MMS2012.

MMS 2012 Travel Guide Part 1: Getting settled in Vegas MMS 2012: Travel Guide Part 2: The session types MMS 2012: Travel Guide Part 3: Scheduling your MMS agenda MMS 2012: Travel Guide Part 4: Join the twitter army MMS 2012: Travel Guide: Hints So this years Microsoft Management Summit (MMS) in Las Vegas is coming… Finally it’s that time of the year where you always think: “Christmas DOES comes twice this year!”. You look forward to that week packed with System Center info, talking to peers, checking out the expo and yeah of course enjoy Vegas (we are here any way). It will be my 3th MMS and I had the privilege to have some vets as wingmen who showed me the ins and outs the first time I landed at MMS. MMS can be quite intimidating. The sheer size of the event, the location, the amount of info and most of all: The fear you’re missing out on things. In the next weeks I’ll be posting a...
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MMS2012: Schedule builder has been opened for Alumni

9 weeks to go to THE event of the year for everyone who’s working with System Center software. As usual this MMS will be packed with good info, nice peers to talk to and sessions given by the best of the best of System Center Specialist. This year will be extra special (is this possible?) because of the Tidal wave of new versions being released. The session builder is open to alumni (people who attended MMS in the past year) since yesterday and will be available to the general public beginning of March. I’ll be posting my favorite sessions shortly so check back soon to find out where you’ll find me taking in all the new things to use them to make my customers happy as never before. There are 4 things you need to book when you’re at MMS2012: Breakout sessions Instructor Lead Labs...
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MMS 2012: Registration is open!

The Microsoft Management Summit (MMS) is THE event for all professionals who are working with the System Center Suite products. This year the event is held from 16/04/2011 – 20/04/2011 at the Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas. 5 days packed with sessions of qualified speakers, hands-on labs and different opportunities to meet with peers and top notch experts on a variety of different subjects with one thing in common System Center! This year will be an even more special edition with all the new 2012 versions coming out for different products! So if you work with System Center products be sure to be there! Scug will be there with a delegation so if you are joining make sure to drop us a line so we can meet up! More info here: http://www.mms-2012.com/...
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