Brian Desmond

What's New in Windows Server 2008 R2 Active Directory

Date: This event took place live on April 24 2009

Presented by: Brian Desmond, Laura E. Hunter

Duration: Approximately 90 minutes.

Cost: Free

Bring your Active Directory questions and come learn what's new in Active Directory for Windows Server 2008 R2. Active Directory MVPs and authors Brian Desmond (Active Directory, 4th Edition) and Laura Hunter (Active Directory Cookbook, 3rd Edition) will discuss exciting new features in R2 for AD including the AD Recycle Bin, AD PowerShell, the Active Directory Administrative Center, Managed Service Accounts, and more. They will reserve half of the event time to answer questions about the presentation and Active Directory in general.

About Brian Desmond

Brian Desmond spends his days focused on Active Directory for some of the world's largest companies. A Microsoft MVP since 2004, Brian brings extensive knowledge of how Active Directory works and how to succesfully run Active Directory deployments large and small.

About Laura E. Hunter

Laura E. Hunter is an Architect with the Oxford Computer Group, specializing in Microsoft Identity and Access Management technologies. Her specialties include Active Directory design and implementation, troubleshooting, and security topics. Laura is a Microsoft MVP for Windows Server-Networking.

Laura's previous experience includes a position as an AD Architect for a global engineering firm, IT Project Leader with the University of Pennsylvania, and the Director of Computer Services for the Salvation Army.

She also operates as an independent technical speaker and writer. Laura has a Bachelor's Degree in American History and a Master's Degree in Computer Science from the University of Pennsylvania.

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