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Why would a company want to deploy Systems Center Configuration Manager 2012? Wally Mead, Senior Program Manager for System Center Configuration Manager, shares the "three pillars of investment", including: empowering users, simplifying your infrastructure and simplifying your administration. Consumerization is a growing challenge for IT organizations. System Center Configuration Manager 2012 helps IT empower people to use the devices and applications they need to be productive, while maintaining corporate compliance and control. The boundaries between work and life have blurred to where people expect reliable, consistent access to corporate services from wherever they are, on any device they're using. Tune in, as Wally describes each pillar of investment and simplifies the case for testing out System Center Configuration Manager 2012 Beta 2 today!

About Wally

Wally Mead had been with Microsoft for 19 years, starting in the Microsoft training group where he got his first exposure to systems management with SMS 1.0. He's been in the Configuration Manager product group for the past 11 years, working on all versions of the SMS/Configuration Manager product. Currently he works with TAP customers beta testing Configuration Manager 2012, as well as developing hands-on lab materials for conferences and TechNet Virtual Hands-on labs.

About Keith

Keith CombKeith Combs is a Senior Program Manager for the Server and Tools Online (STO) organization. When Keith isn't immersed in technology, you can find him roaming the hills on a Harley Davidson, fighting a golf course, or spending time with his family. Keith's vision for life after Microsoft includes driving a golf range tractor and being your favorite moving target. Visit Keith's blog at

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Published Date: June 29, 2011
Presented By: Keith Combs



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