Best of MMS 2013 agenda

May 30, 2013 at 10:32 pm in Uncategorized by Dieter Wijckmans

We are pleased to announce the full agenda for the Best of MMS 2013 event in Antwerp on the 19th of June.


Don’t miss out on the biggest community driven offline System Center specific event in Belgium!

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Register today as seats are limited at Eventbrite:



DataCenter Track 

Client Track 


08.00 – 09.00


Welcome and registration


09.00 – 09.15




09.15 – 10.15

Availability Strategies for a Resilient Private Cloud(Didier van Hoye – MVP) 


Your private cloud should be designed to be protected from downtime. This session will cover the breath of features available to reduce and protect from both planned and unplanned downtime, such as: live migration, storage migration, Failover Clustering, Cluster Aware Updating, and Hyper–V Replica.


Mobile Device Managment with ConfigMgr\Intune: a complete overview  (Nico Sienaert)


During this session you will get a complete overview of how you need to configure MDM with Configuration Manager. We will show you the device experience, discuss technical capabilities and share some tips and tricks. If you want to learn all the Ins & the Outs about Microsoft’s MDM solution you need to see this session.


10.15 – 11.15

Monitoring Azure with SCOM 2012 and use GSM to monitor your websites globally. 

(Dieter Wijckmans)  

So you have decided to move your entire business (or at least parts of it) to the cloud. Good for you! But how are you going to monitor all these servers hosted in the cloud? SCOM 2012 SP1 will give you the answer. Since SP1 it’s possible to monitor your servers with your good old familiar SCOM console right from your desk! Added bonus is the fact that you now can use the Global Service monitor to make sure your sites are available from different continents! This combination is taking the monitoring of you virtual servers to a whole new level. Join this session to see it all in action and what exactly is necessary to get you going. 

Clear out the fog in your cloud monitoring!



What’s new in the future release of unified device management with Configuration Manager and Windows Intune

(Wally Mead)


During this session Wally will cover what is new in unified device management with Configuration Manager and Windows Intune. This includes discussing further details on the upcoming Configuration Manager 2012 R2.


11.15 – 11.30




11.30 – 12.30

Service Manager – Cloudy with a chance of IaaS – (Kurt van hoecke – MVP / Stijn Callebout)

You must have heard already; It’s all about the cloud! Private cloud, hybrid cloud…Azure Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS). There are different ways to deploy your infrastructure; the manual way, via predefined options in a portal, Orchestrator runbooks or you integrate a complete process around your IaaS solution and use System Center Service Manager. This session will provide you an overview of the IaaS provisioning landscape and focus on leveraging Service Manager to bring the cloud to the people. Learn how Service Manager, Orchestrator and Service Provider Foundation can help building your IaaS solution. We will explain and demo a solution where we combine the deployment of your infrastructure to SCVMM and Windows Azure.


Configuration Manager 2012: Data Collection(Kim Oppalfens)


In this session, you will see how to go beyond the basics of data in Configuration Manager and exploit the power of the valuable data it collects.



12.30 – 13.30

Lunch Break

13.30 – 14.00


(Sponsor Slot)



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14.00 – 15.00

What’s New in System Center 2012 SP1 Virtual Machine Manager (Kurt Roggen – MVP) 

Windows Server 2012 introduces a cloud optimized OS. This session provides an overview of how a customer can build out a private or hosted cloud solution using Windows Server 2012, System Center 2012 SP1, Virtual Machine Manager.


What’s new in the future version of Configuration Manager for on-premise management.

(Wally Mead)


In this slot Wally will present you what is new in Configuration Manager 2012 for on-premise management. Following the official announcements beginning of June, Wally will also discuss further details on the upcoming R2 product release.


Do not miss this one time opportunity to learn the latest and greatest on Configuration Manager from the godfather of SMS himself!



15.00 – 16.00

Upgrade Or Start From Scratch? Real Life Experiences From The Trenches. (Marnix Wolf)


The big question remains: Should I upgrade from SCOM 2007 or start from scratch with SCOM 2012. This session will be packed with notes out of the field and personal experiences during numerous upgrades. Don’t miss out this opportunity to get tips and tricks from an upgrade veteran!

ConfigMgr 2012 High Availability and Disaster Recovery
(Tim De Keukelaere)


During this session we will give an overview on how to build a robust and high-available Configuration Manager 2012 infrastructure. Additionally we will discuss possible disaster scenarios, how to prepare for them, and how to ensure quick recovery in case disaster does strike.



16.00 – 16.15


16.15 – 17.15

Best Practices For Runbook Authoring and Managing Orchestrator (Valerie siroux / Jan Van Meirvenne)


This session will cover how to author and organize runbooks created in Orchestrator so they can be easily reused, tested, and debugged. It will also cover some of the challenges customers face when managing the environment and best practices to follow. 

“Notes from the Field” of Configuration Manager 2012 Sp1 Implementation and Upgrades 

(Kenny Buntinx)

During this session the focus will be on recent product upgrades and installations such as Software Updates, OSD, Windows 8/2012 , SQL 2012 and other known issues.



17.15 – 18.15

Deploying Windows Azure as Service on Windows(Alexandre verkinderen)


“This sessions is going deep dive into Windows Azure services on Windows. We will discuss the requirements, architecture and infrastructure needed to be able to setup WASW. After this sessions you will be have all the insights needed to be able to offer  high scale, multi-tenant website hosting services that are simple to deploy and administer, operating tens of thousands of sites in a single web farm. Create extensible ‘Infrastructure as a Service’ offerings for customers to provision and manage VMs. Customize and extend the portal experiences using the REST-based Service Management API to include branding, billing, custom service integration as well as integration into existing portals.”
 ConfigMgr Solution Showcase  

(Kenny Buntinx – Kim Oppalfens – Tim De Keukelaere – Nico Sienaert)

 In this session, Belgian ConfigMgr experts  will demonstrate how to take ConfigMgr to the next level. Attend this session to see how ConfigMgr experts are using the product and providing solutions you won’t find in a book or in the documentation such as “CMTrace For The WIN!” – “Client Health , the unexpected” – “Managing Software Updates; the good, the bad & the ugly” – “MDT; necessary evil or not with configmgr”  


18.15 – 19.30

Networking Drink