The Microsoft Pavilion demo stations located in the Solutions Expo Hall offer a chance to meet one-on-one with Microsoft product managers to learn about products, technologies and services available relevant to IT, and give you an opportunity to ask questions or follow up on points raised in sessions you’ve attended.

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ACCESS AND INFORMATION PROTECTION Microsoft identity and access solutions enable corporate boundary control and information protection, providing the means to manage a user’s identity across the datacenter and cloud, provide secure remote access, and define the resources they have access to based on who they are, what they are accessing and from what device.

AMERICAS ENTERPRISE SERVICES No other company has the breadth and depth of products and services that Microsoft does, and Microsoft Services is uniquely positioned to bring them all together. We strive to earn the confidence, trust, and loyalty of our customers by helping them get the most from their technology investments through planning, deployment, and support services.

AMERICAS ENTERPRISE SERVICES FOR PUBLIC SECTOR No other company has the breadth and depth of products and services that Microsoft does, and Microsoft Services is uniquely positioned to bring them all together. We strive to earn the confidence, trust, and loyalty of our customers by helping them get the most from their technology investments through planning, deployment, and support services.

APPLICATION AND SYSTEM MANAGEMENT WITH WINDOWS AZURE Applications in the cloud need all the love and attention you give them on premises. Learn how to extend your existing environment to manage applications and services running within Windows Azure.

APPLICATION MANAGEMENT Applications delivered in a cloud context provide an opportunity to leverage new ways of defining the application, with standardized deployment and configuration across private and public clouds, a delegated resource model and self-service style deployment that provides performance-based SLAs and deep insight into how the application is performing with rich diagnostic information.

CLOUD AND DATACENTER DEPLOYMENT Come on down! This year at MMS, the Technical Enablement and Delivery team for Windows Server & System Center will host the Cloud and Datacenter Deployment booth covering all of your deployment needs and offering critical guidance on areas such as automation, application management, VM migration, IT service management and fabric management. Stop by or schedule a meeting at any time throughout the conference.

CLOUD MANAGEMENT System Center 2012 provides the ability to manage your applications running in Windows Azure, from the configuration and deployment through to the health and performance. Learn more about Azure integration, App Controller, Service Provider Framework, and Windows Azure Services for Windows Server.

EXTENDING YOUR DATACENTER WITH WINDOWS AZURE Make Windows Azure YOUR datacenter. From compute and storage on demand to messaging and identity services. Come and see how you can power your enterprise today with Windows Azure.

INFRASTRUCTURE MONITORING AND MANAGEMENT Microsoft System Center 2012 provides a common management toolset to help you configure, provision, monitor, and operate your heterogeneous IT infrastructure. The integrated physical, virtual, private, and public cloud management capabilities in System Center 2012 can help you ensure efficient IT management and optimized ROI on your physical and virtual resources.

MICROSOFT CERTIFICATION AND TRAINING Microsoft Learning builds innovative learning products that enable you to make the most of your investment in Microsoft technology. We offer a diverse range of products—including classroom training, e-learning, certification, Microsoft Press books, skills assessments, and more—to serve the needs of customers and partners worldwide. Through cutting-edge technology and world-class training, we provide the tools to help you fulfill your potential.

MICROSOFT DATACENTER SERVICES Datacenter Services (DCS) from Microsoft Consulting Services (MCS) is a portfolio of offerings from Microsoft and its partners which integrates technology, people, and processes to help customers transform their data center into a strategic business asset customized to meet their unique business needs.

MICROSOFT DESKTOP OPTIMIZATION PACK (MDOP) AND DESKTOP VIRTUALIZATION MDOP and Desktop Virtualization - Demonstrating products within the Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack (MDOP) like Microsoft BitLocker and Administration and Monitoring, and Advanced Group Policy Management. You will also see our desktop virtualization solutions like Application Virtualization and User Experience Virtualization which are a part of MDOP and VDI.

MICROSOFT OPERATIONS CONSULTING AND TESTING SERVICES Microsoft’s Shared Services team was established to address vital operations and testing challenges within complex enterprise environments. The team provides IT Service Management guidance leveraging established frameworks such as ITIL and MOF and provides comprehensive Service Validation and Testing capabilities via expert guidance, proven tools/methodologies, and testing lab facilities.

MICROSOFT SERVICES SECURITY AND IDENTITY Security and Identity are fundamental requirements of modernizing the enterprise, making it possible to extend services into the cloud; integrate new collaboration solutions; and provide broad access both internally, externally, and to a range of new devices. Microsoft Services provides the services to help plan and integrate these fundamental components into your datacenter.

MICROSOFT VISIO Visio’s advanced diagramming tools enable you to easily create and share dynamic, data-connected visuals to understand and solve the unique challenges facing your company. New features to help you create diagrams more easily—including new and updated shapes and stencils, improved themes and effects, and options to make teamwork simpler.

OUTLOOK.COM is breaking down traditional communication barriers between people, allowing them to connect like never before. They can share their photos, videos, and lives more easily; manage their inboxes effortlessly; collaborate with friends halfway around the world; and stay up-to-date on their friends’ lives no matter how frequently they’re changing.

PHONEFACTOR BY MICROSOFT PhoneFactor, now a Microsoft company, is a leading provider of multi-factor authentication. In addition to its out-of-band phone call, text message, and mobile authentication options, PhoneFactor offers a robust authentication platform featuring built-in support for leading on-premises and cloud applications, centralized user management, automated enrollment, user self-service, and extensive reporting.

SERVER MANAGEMENT AND POWERSHELL Windows Server 2012 offers comprehensive, multi-server manageability that enables increased management efficiency, simplified deployment of servers and server roles, and resilient automation. Windows PowerShell, Microsoft’s system execution workflow engine, can reduce your administrative overhead and automate tasks, as well as integrate into further activities such as Orchestration and IT Workflow Management.

SERVER VIRTUALIZATION Learn from Hyper-V experts how today’s solution can drive cost savings and flexibility from virtualization by optimizing your server hardware investments, and how Windows Server 2012 jointly with System Center 2012 extends the Hyper-V value proposition with more features, greater scalability, and further built-in reliability mechanisms both on-site and for the cloud.

SERVICE DELIVERY AND AUTOMATION The Microsoft private cloud enables customers to deliver and manage at scale application and infrastructure services in a standardized and automated manner that incorporate the provisioning, support, access control and reporting of the performance and reliability of services being delivered by IT.

SERVICES ENABLEMENT ZONE Stop by the Services Enablement Zone to talk with Datacenter Architects and many other experts from Microsoft Consulting Services (MCS). Whether you are about to embark on an IT project and want to get some tips and pointers, or just want to chat with experts who have been there, done that, and are always doing it when it comes to complex IT projects, the Services Enablement Zone is the place for you. Be sure to also stop by the demo stations to see the latest and greatest from MCS, along with the chance to win some great prizes.

STORAGE AND NETWORKING Windows Server 2012 brings new features and enhancements for disk, network, and storage area network storage solutions, providing you access to greater efficiency, performance, and innovation through diverse storage choices, as well as an array of new and enhanced features that help reduce networking complexity.

STORSIMPLE, CLOUD-INTEGRATED STORAGE StorSimple, a Microsoft company, is the leading vendor for cloud-integrated storage. StorSimple solutions, StorSimple software and a custom-designed enterprise-grade hardware platform, combine primary storage, backup, archive and disaster recovery with Windows Azure integration, enabling customers to optimize storage costs, data protection and service agility. StorSimple is “Certified for Windows Server 2008” and VMware Ready, and was Storage Magazine’s 2011 Product of the Year.

USER AND DEVICE MANAGEMENT Microsoft’s user and device management solutions help make users productive everywhere, while also helping to protect corporate data and resources. IT can leverage the cloud and their existing infrastructure to deliver application self-service and manage both corporate-owned and personal devices, making it easier for administrators to enforce compliance.

WINDOWS Have questions on Windows 8? Interested in test driving the latest in Windows 8 devices including the Surface with Windows 8 Pro? Questions on resources for Windows, MDOP, Deployment, Desktop Virtualization and Desktop Management? The Windows booth will feature members of the Windows, MDOP and Internet Explorer product teams to answer questions and demonstrate Windows 8 as well as the latest in new devices and hardware.

WINDOWS SERVER AND SYSTEM CENTER DOCUMENTATION TEAM Share your thoughts and ideas with Microsoft’s technical documentation teams for System Center, Windows Intune, and Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack. Learn more about our innovations that support our products as they move towards cloud services. Your ideas and feedback will help us to improve your information experience.

WINDOWS SERVER AND SYSTEM CENTER DOCUMENTATION TEAM Enter our daily raffle by taking a short survey about the documentation for System Center, Windows Intune, and Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack. This is your chance to influence the Microsoft information experience! And just for fun, we invite you to take one of our short quizzes to test your knowledge of these products!