ITS Sets Symantec Endpoint Protection Event: Grand Rapids-based ITS Partners and security expert Jonathan Jessee will review the five reasons to upgrade to Symantec Endpoint protection 12.1.2 in a Webinar Thursday, Dec. 13 at 11 a.m. Eastern time. The reasons include better security, enhanced protection, software that’s built for virtual environments with enhancements around VMWare vShield, new platform support including OSX 10.8 and Windows 8, and fast, flexible management. Customers have embraced Symantec Endpoint Protection 12 faster than any previous release. More at www.itspartners.com.
Learn the Essentials of VMware vSphere: Merit Network is pleased to host VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V5.0] in Ann Arbor on Feb. 4-8. There is a special early registration price is available for Merit Members through Dec.available. Members may also apply for scholarships to attend the class. Any attendee may use VMware PSO Credits to pay registration fees. See below for full details on all of these opportunities. This hands-on training course explores installation, configuration and management of VMware vSphere, which consists of ESXi and vCenter Server. Completion of this course serves as a prerequisite for the VMware Certified Professional 5 exam. While it focuses on vSphere 5.0, the course is fully relevant for users of vSphere 4.1. System administrators and engineers should attend, along with operators responsible for VMware ESXi and VMware vCenter Server and ESXi and vCenter Server components, along with those who deploy, manage, and migrate virtual machines. The class will meet Monday through Friday, February 4-8, 2013, daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Merit’s offices, 1000 Oakbrook Drive, Ann Arbor. Early registration for attendees from Merit Member organizations is $2,995 through Dec. 28. The member price increases to $3,195 after that date. Non-members may attend for $3,495, which is the typical retail price for this course.