Registration Now Open for Microsoft Technology Training Conference Featuring
Directory & Identity, Exchange, SharePoint and Virtualization/Cloud
ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Oct. 28, 2010 – Quest Software, Inc. (Nasdaq: QSFT) today announced
speaker and session lineups for The Experts Conference (TEC) 2011. For the first time in the
event’s 10-year history, TEC 2011 will include a virtualization and cloud conference featuring
cutting-edge knowledge transfer on both desktop and server virtualization, and cloud computing.
TEC 2011 will be held at the Red Rock Casino, Resort and Spa in Las Vegas, April 17–20.
Registration is now open for this 400-level training event focused on advancing the skills of the
most experienced users of Microsoft® Directory & Identity, Exchange Server, and SharePoint®
The TEC for Virtualization & Cloud agenda will dive deep into today’s hottest technology, with
400-level sessions from expert speakers covering everything from server and desktop
management to data protection and real-life case studies. Veteran TEC presenters Guido
Grillenmeier of HP and Rob Nottoli of Microsoft will help launch the new event, along with
virtualization guru Scott Herold of Quest.
TEC 2011 for Directory & Identity will provide advanced education on business-critical identity
and access management (IAM) technologies including Active Directory®, Forefront™ Identity
Manager and Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS). Veteran Microsoft speakers Dean
For Immediate Release
Wells, Brian Puhl, and Laura Hunter; Edgile’s Craig Martin; and Pamela Dingle of Ping Identity
will return to the event in 2011.
TEC has developed a world-class reputation for providing the most deep technical Exchange
training available in any conference in the world. Attendees will benefit from deep dives into all
aspects of Microsoft Exchange including transport, storage, high availability, disaster recovery,
archiving, and client access. Hand-selected speakers from the best-of-the-best inside Microsoft
include Ross Smith IV, David Espinoza, Greg Taylor, Scott Schnoll, and Ilse Van Criekinge.
TEC for SharePoint will feature expert speakers from the industry and Microsoft, who will share
powerful tips and techniques for executing a successful migration, as well as best practices for
SharePoint 2010. Veteran speakers include Dux Raymond Sy of Innovative-e and Ram
Gopinathan of Microsoft. Shadeed Eleazar of Planet Technologies, Fabian Williams of CDW
Advanced Technology Services and Tobias Zimmergren of Tozit will join the veteran crew at the
Attendees at all four conferences will have extensive opportunities to network with other industry
experts, as well as members of the various product teams from Microsoft. Full speaker and
session information can be found at www.theexpertsconference.com.
“For 10 years, we have delivered world-class training to the world’s top IT pros, creating an
atmosphere of peer networking that can’t be beat at any event, anywhere,” said Gil Kirkpatrick,
Quest chief architect and conference founder. “As we open registration for our tenth annual
event, I am very proud that the conference not only continues to meet its original charter of
experts teaching experts, but also has expanded to meet the changing technology training
needs of the marketplace with the introduction of our first ever TEC for Virtualization & Cloud.”
TEC is presented by Quest and Microsoft. The conferences are offered on a tiered pricing
schedule that includes all food, beverages and conference materials. For more information
about pricing, visit: www.theexpertsconference.com, and follow @TECconf on Twitter. TEC
2011 follows the success of the April 2010 North American conference in Los Angeles, and TEC
Europe 2010, a three-day event held earlier this month in Düsseldorf, Germany.
Web Links Referenced in this Release:
Quest Software, Inc.: http://www.quest.com/
The Experts Conference: http://www.theexpertsconference.com/
Red Rock Casino, Resort and Spa: http://www.redrocklasvegas.com/
Registration is now open: http://www.theexpertsconference.com/
Virtualization & Cloud: http://www.quest.com/virtualization/
Identity and access management: http://www.quest.com/identity-management/
Active Directory: http://www.quest.com/active-directory
Application management: http://www.quest.com/application-monitoring/
Database management: http://www.quest.com/database-management/
Windows management: http://www.quest.com/windows-management/
Virtualization management: http://www.quest.com/virtualization/
IT management: http://www.quest.com/
Quest, Quest Software and the Quest logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Quest Software in the United States and certain other countries. vRanger is a registered trademark of Vizioncore Inc in the United States and certain other countries. All other names mentioned herein may be trademarks of their respective owners.