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BROOKFIELD, WI, February 27, 2013 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Concurrency, Inc., the 2012 Microsoft Central Region Partner of the Year, is holding a series of educational events to mark the release of Microsoft System Center 2012 Service Pack 1. Information technology department managers are invited to attend on March 7 or March 8 to learn efficient new approaches to managing data centers, client devices, and hybrid cloud IT environments.
Visit the event registration page for additional details on the programs to be held in the Milwaukee, Madison, and Chicago areas:
Milwaukee, WI - Microsoft Office - Thursday, March 7, 2013 from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Madison, WI - Crowne Plaza Hotel - Thursday, March 7, 2013 from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Chicago, IL - Microsoft Office - Friday, March 8, 2013 from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Rosemont Area, IL - New Horizons - Rosemont - Friday, March 8, 2013 from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
System Center 2012 SP1 offers expanded compatibility with previously unsupported products, plus added support for Windows Server 2012, Windows 8 and SQL Server 2012. System Center now offers additional support for clients on servers running Linux and Unix, as well as Apple. System Center's Data Protection Manager now continuously protects virtual machines when migrated, including those within a cluster or migrations between a Hyper-V cluster and a standalone Hyper-V host server.
In addition, System Center 2012's new Virtual Machine Manager capabilities include extended support for the new VHDX virtual hard disk format, which is the new VHD in Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V. VHDXs can be up to 64TB in size and are optimized for use on physical hard disks with large sector sizes.
System Center Operations Manager capabilities have also been augmented and include the 360 .NET Application Monitoring Dashboards monitor for .NET applications, which give IT administrators an aggregate view of an app's health at various monitoring tiers. Service Pack 1 also includes upgrades to System Center Configuration Manager, including a new ability to generate email alerts based on nearly all the product's features. In addition, Configuration Manager administrators can now benefit from Windows PowerShell technology.
"System Center 2012 SP1 features practical upgrades to make day-to-day IT systems management genuinely easier," said James Savage, Concurrency founder and president.
At these free educational sessions, Concurrency consultants will demonstrate specific features including:
- Private Cloud Management (Windows Server 2012) with heterogeneous support
- Public Cloud Management (Azure)
- BYOD Management (Intune / Configuration Manager)
- IT Service Management Visibility for Usage and Chargeback
- Automation of both Private and Public Cloud
- Leverage Public Cloud Resources: DPM + Azure Storage / StoreSimple
Founded in 1989, Concurrency, Inc. provides expert guidance to plan and deploy IT solutions that increase business productivity. Microsoft has recognized Concurrency with multiple partner-of-the-year awards, including 2012 Microsoft Content Management Partner of the Year, 2012 Microsoft Central Region Partner of the Year, and 2012 & 2011 Microsoft Midwest Area Partner of the Year. Concurrency helps organizations leverage best practices to improve productivity with project, service, process, and content management solutions. Concurrency is expert in Microsoft platforms including Azure, SharePoint, Lync, Exchange, System Center, Office 365 and Dynamics CRM, both on-premise and in the cloud.
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