IT Camp: The Future Is Now – Part II

image Highly managed systems and private cloud are the future of IT, and the future is now. In Part II of our IT Camp series, you will build a test lab with an AD domain, learn what you need to know to start or continue building a private cloud with the test lab, and witness System Center 2012 in action. We will also preview the next version of Windows Server 2012. Seating is limited so reserve your place now!

There is a hands-on part of the program and the format is “keep up with the presenter if you can”. We will be going through the content and you can follow along, if you like. In the lab, we will be setting up the server infrastructure that will be needed to deploy System Center 2012 basic components. This will include AD infrastructure and virtual machines that you can use to later install System Center or other workloads.  If you want to participate in Hands-On, please notice the following:

CAMP REQUIREMENTS: Please bring your laptop with the following minimum requirements:

  • 4GB RAM is sufficient for building a simple AD domain (and 8GB will be a reasonable minimum to run a non-trivial scenario of VM deployment, which is optional for this event)
  • 80GB of free disk space
  • x64 compatible processor with Intel VT or AMD-V technology
  • Basic install of Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 with the Hyper-V Role enabled – Free download here
  • Do back up your system before coming

Download and install Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 and optionally System Center 2012 to facilitate your learning. And for those who want to experience the next version of Windows, download the consumer preview of Windows Server 2012.

Register now and save your seat for these FREE, full-day events in your local area.

State City Date Registration
FL Ft. Lauderdale Thursday, May 24, 2012 Register Now!
FL Orlando Thursday, June 7, 2012 Register Now!
FL Tampa Tuesday, May 22, 2012 Register Now!
GA Alpharetta Tuesday, June 19, 2012 Register Now!
NJ Iselin Tuesday, June 5, 2012

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NY New York Wednesday, May 16, 2012 Register Now!
MD Chevy Chase Thursday, May 31, 2012 Register Now!
PA Malvern Thursday, June 7, 2012 Register Now!
PA Pittsburgh Thursday, May 17, 2012 Register Now!

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