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Identity and Access Webcast Series

Posted by BPuhl on October 31, 2006

Here’s some info on some upcoming webcasts…  This first series is for the “Technical Decision Makers”, but I’ll post the “IT Pro” series when they get announced.



Microsoft offers a broad range of technologies and products to enable a customer’s identity and access infrastructure. This web-cast and virtual lab series is designed to educate Technical Decision Makers (TDMs), and IT Professionals about Microsoft’s IDA solution areas centered around the following products:

  • Windows Rights Management Services (RMS)
  • Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS)
  • Microsoft Identity Integration Server MIIS)
  • Certificate Lifecycle Manger (CLM)
  • Active Directory (AD)

These webcasts are structured under different categories. The categories take attendees from Product/Solutions Overview, what the product is and how it can help the customer’s infrastructure, to Deployment, and through the different categories to, “What is New for the Future”.  

Our kickoff webcast by Peter Houston, and Product/Solution Overview webcasts are for the Technical Decision Makers, while the following webcasts categories will be for IT Professionals.

Join our webcast series to help plan for the future, deploy new solutions, manage and optimize your existing IT infrastructure

As Technical Decisions Makers you should attend (a) our kickoff webcast IDA Vision and Strategy, and (b) Product Overview webcasts segment, to see how our IDA products can be improve cost, increase protection for your IT infrastructure Then encourage your IT Professionals to attend our following webcasts on deeper IT content.

We will be announcing more upcoming webcasts for IT Professionals very soon.

First IDA Webcasts:

(a) IDA Vision Webcast

Title: Microsoft Identity and Access (IDA) Vision and Strategy

Description: Identity and access in connected systems has gone beyond a technical concern and become a top business issue as organizations look to reduce security risk, decrease operational costs, satisfy regulatory requirements, and deepen their electronic relationships with customers and partners. In this session, learn about Microsoft’s vision for identity and access technology, including the evolution of Active Directory (AD), Microsoft Identity Integration Server (MIIS), ‘CardSpace’, and Certificate Lifecycle Manager (CLM). You will also gain insight into Microsoft’s vision for IDA in the future.

Presenter: Peter Houston

Date/Time: 11/10/2006, 10:00Am – 11:00PM Pacific Time

Click here to Register: http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032315361&Culture=en-US

(b) Product Overview Webcasts:

Title: Information Protection with Windows Rights Management Services (RMS)

Description: Protecting confidential information and intellectual property, such as e-mail and documents, is critical to the success of many organizations…

Presenter: Tim Upton

Date/Time: 11/16/2006, 1:00 PM – 2:00PM Pacific Time

Click here to Register: http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032313768&Culture=en-US

Title: Introduction to Microsoft Certificate Lifecycle Manager

Description: Join this webcast to learn about the new Microsoft Certificate Lifecycle Manager (CLM)…

Presenter: Amesh Mansukhani

Date/Time: 11/20/2006, 1:00 PM – 2:00PM Pacific Time

Click here to Register: http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032313484&Culture=en-US

Title: Web Single Sign-On and Identity Federation with Active Directory Federation Services

Description: As organizations extend their information technology (IT) infrastructures to provide partners with access to Web-based applications, they face difficult administrative and security challenges…

Presenter: Howard Ting

Date/Time: 11/27/2006, 11:00 AM – 12:00PM Pacific Time

Click here to Register: http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032313783&Culture=en-US

Title: Identity Life-Cycle Management with Microsoft Identity Integration Server 2003

Description: Join this webcast to see how Microsoft Identity Integration Server (MIIS) 2003 enables the automation of identity life-cycle management in the enterprise…

Presenter: Lori Craw

Date/Time: 11/29/2006, 11:00 AM – 12:00PM Pacific Time

Click here to Register: http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032313486&Culture=en-US


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