Monday, March 25, 2013

You're invited to a FREE IBM Endpoint Manager Proof of Technology! April 10th and 11th in Waltham, MA.

How do you manage the thousands of multiple-platform endpoints in your environment? Do you even know how many assets you have? Can you ensure that your servers and workstations have the latest software patches and are secure? How do you distribute new software packages to your endpoints? What if you could manage all of these things from a single console?

IBM Endpoint Manager, built on BigFix® technology, provides a single console and lightweight agent solution for managing your endpoints. It combines endpoint and security management into a single solution. Using IBM Endpoint Manager, you can manage physical and virtual endpoints. Assets that you can manage include servers, desktops, notebooks, mobile devices, and specialized devices such as kiosks and Automated Teller Machines (ATMs). These assets can be located in virtually any location from a server in the data center to a notebook at a coffee shop. With this unified endpoint management solution, you have a centralized view of your environment and increased control. As threats arise, IBM Endpoint Manager provides quick remediation and protection. You can report the health and status of thousands of endpoints in real time.

What you'll learn
This class provides an overview of the IBM Endpoint Manager solutions. After you complete this course, you'll be able to perform the following tasks:
  • Describe and navigate the IBM Endpoint Manager solutions and architecture, including IBM Endpoint Manager for Lifecycle Management, IBM Endpoint Manager for Security and Compliance, IBM Endpoint Manager for Patch Management, and IBM Endpoint Manager for Power Management, IBM Endpoint Manager for Core Protection, IBM Endpoint Manager for Mobile Device Management 
  • Discover assets, view inventory, and configure remote control
  • Distribute and manage software and licenses resulting in potentially significant cost savings! 
  • Examine security configuration with reports and other information 
  • Manage, create, and deploy policies and tools to prevent data loss
  • Deploy a patch and track its status & success,  resulting in potentially significant labor cost savings!
  • Manage/reduce IT power consumption  resulting in potentially significant cost savings!
  • Create roles and assign rights on both Active Directory and LDAP servers
  • Manage security for mobile devices 

Who should attend
This class is designed for IT administrators who are responsible for maintaining assets, providing security, keeping software current, and controlling IT power costs.


Day 1:  IBM Endpoint Manager/BigFix for OPERATIONS
  • Welcome and Introduction
  • Overview and Architecture, Lecture and Exercises
  • Systems Lifecycle Management, Lecture and Exercises 
  • Software Use Analysis, Lecture and Exercises
  • IT Power Management, Lecture and Exercises
  • Please join us for dinner at Naked Fish (optional)

Day 2:  IBM Endpoint Manager/BigFix for SECURITY
  • Welcome and Introduction
  • Overview and Architecture, Lecture and Exercises
  • Ccross platform and 3rd party Patch Management, Lecture and Exercises
  • Security & Compliance, Lecture and Exercises
  • Mobile Device Management & security

This session is offered free of charge.  Complimentary refreshments including continental breakfast and lunch will be provided.  However, participants are responsible for their own business travel expenses.


Where and When 
April 10 & 11, 2013
IBM TEC (Technology Exploration Center)
404 Wyman Street, Waltham, MA

8:30am:  Registration and continental breakfast
9:00am-4:30pm:  Sessions per the agendas above

Seating is limited, so don't delay - we look forward to hosting you!

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