MMS is an event that happens annually and is a place like no other for Systems Managment people. Figure at least half the systems Managment professionals in the word are going to be here in Vegas this week. I will share what I see as time goes on over the week.
Sadly, these won’t be the normal thought out posts I have. No, instead these will be more in the reporting concept. My apologies for this temporary change.
There are two many systems management products targeting to many separate technologies. Need to simplify. This is a valid issue that is seen everyday. The Microsoft idea is that this needs to stop. Their offering is System Center to do it all. In all reality, this is a real issue that needs to be looked at.
BYOD [Bring Your Own Device] is going to be the norm and no longer the exception. This is something Microsoft is pushing, but unlike some I think they are just trying to be ahead of the curve.
Can some of your demos… the keynote was killed because Mandalay Bay lost internet access. In this case, Microsoft didn’t and this is turning into a small disaster over it. However, in the end you can try doing a massive presentation with just a cell phone hot spot.
Odd facts stated at the keynote:
Skype does 2 million minutes a day.
20% of all enterprises use Office 365. (Wow! I had no idea.)
50% of workers in their twenties view BYOD as a right, not a privilege.