Here at 1E we love giving back to the community that gives us so much. We love helping our organizations make the most out of our products to maximize their savings and increase the efficiency of their IT. Technology keeps evolving with newer features constantly being released and manipulating these features becomes more complex. So in order to help you, the amazing IT community out there, we’re hosting a few webinars and sponsoring some events. Here’s a short list of what we have planned in September for you:

Upcoming Webinars for September 2012

1E’s Windows 7 Deployments: Achieve record-breaking Windows 7 deployments
When?
Thursday, September 13, 2012 – 14:00 BST/15:00 CET
Thursday, September 13, 2012 – 11am PST/2pm EST

Join our webinar on September 13, to discover how you can:

  • Mitigate the impact of transferring massive OS images across your network
  • Reduce desk-side visits by automating the OS process
  • Allow users to upgrade at a time convenient to them
  • Save on software licenses by analyzing application usage and only re-installing the ones that are used.

1E’s AppClarity 3.1: Visibility of all software installations, physical or virtual (App-V)
When?
Thursday, September 20, 2012 – 14:00 BST/15:00 CET
Thursday, September 20, 2012 – 11am PST/2pm EST

  • Join our webinar on September 20, to discover how AppClarity:
  • Detects unused software: Every physical and virtual (App-V) software installation is instantly analyzed to determine if it is used, occasionally used or unused
  • Financially quantifies waste: Obtain a global picture of the financial impact of any unused software and shelfware Reduce desk-side visits by automating the OS process
  • Automatically reclaims and recycles licenses: Unused licenses can be harvested from machines using a policy-based approach. Savings achieved are tracked and reported
  • Improves audit readiness: Replace the time consuming process of producing reports for vendor audits with just a few clicks.

Upcoming Events [US]

The Greater Midwest System Center Rally 2012
When? Thursday, September 27, 2012 – 8am to 5pm CDT
Where? 3700 Broadway, Kansas City, Missouri 64111

You’ll hear from speakers on a variety of real-world topics that range from desktop to data center and into the cloud. We are very excited to have Wally Mead of Microsoft joining us, and he will be presenting three sessions at The Rally!

Twenty-plus sessions, delivered by some of the industry’s sharpest talents, discussing and demonstrating how to leverage Microsoft System Center and Windows Server 2012 to address challenges such as:

  • Enabling Self Service End Users
  • Automating IT Process
  • Datacenter Management Zero to Sixty
  • Windows Server 2012 – The New Hyper-V
  • Windows 7 / Windows 8 Desktop Deployment
  • Windows Server 2012 Remote Desktop
  • App Management with System Center 2012
  • Local Admins, Jail, and You
  • IT Rationalization
  • Role-based Administration in SC 2012
  • Infrastructure as a Service / Meet Azure
  • Windows Server 2012 Storage & Availability
  • IT Analytics – Leveraging SC Data for Business Decisions
  • BYOD Strategies
  • Adapting Your IT Group to the 2012 Platforms

September 27th at The Uptown Theater in Kansas City, Missouri.

Click here for a direct link to the registration page.

ConfigMgr 2012 SP1 Overview Featuring Wally Mead
When? Friday, September 28, 2012 – 9:30am to 3:30pm CDT
Where? National Instruments, 11500 N Mopac Expy, Austin, TX 78759

Join us Friday, September 28th for an action packed day of demos and deep dives featuring one of CTSMUG’s finest – Wally Mead. The full agenda will be published the week of the event, but you can expect several topics specific to ConfigMgr SP1, such as managing Windows 8, enhancements to OS deployment, software distribution and more.

Agenda:
9:00 – Welcome and Coffee
9:30 – ConfigMgr 2012 SP1 Overview
10:30 – ConfigMgr 2012 SP1 Deep Dive
12:00 – Lunch (provided by 1E www.1e.com)
1:00 – 1E Presentation
2:00 – ConfigMgr 2012 SP1 Deep Dive – II
3:30 – Open forum and discussion

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Michelle Berninger is a Digital Marketing Manager running the 1E blog and social media. Prior to joining 1E, she worked in the documentary film industry where stories about privacy, cyber security, and the changing digital landscape caught her attention. Michelle lives in Brooklyn and is based out of 1E’s New York City office.