On Tuesday the 6th of November the Windows Management User Group Netherlands (WMUG_NL) is organizing for the second year in a row a full day event called Lowlands Unite, Netherlands edition!
Join us on the 6th of November and see the following page for the complete speaker line-up:
- David James (Microsoft)
- Tony Krijnen (Microsoft)
- Steven van Houttum (MVP)
- Raymond Comvalius (MVP)
- Dieter Wijckmans (MVP)
- Mirko Colemberg (MVP)
- Peter van de Woude (MVP)
- Tim de Keukelaere (MVP)
- Arjan Vroege (MVP)
Kijk voor meer informatie over de sprekers, het evenement op deze website: http://www.lowlandsunite.nl
On Wednesday the 12th of September iSense ICT Professionals will be the host for our 4th WMUG NL community meeting in 2018.
Program of the Meetup:
• 16:00 – 16:30 Reception and welcome by iSense ICT Professionals
• 16:30 – 17:30 Session 1: Priviledge Account & Password management of Implementing PAM as a service, by Jan Dijk
• 17:30 – 18:15 Session 2: AutoPilot …. When Users Drive IT, by 1E
• 18:15 – 19:15 Food, provided by iSense ICT Professionals
• 19:15 – 20:15 Session 3: Ten practical tips to secure your corporate data with Microsoft 365 –[masked] edition, by Peter Daalmans
• 20:15 – 21:15 drinks provided by iSense ICT Professionals
Detailed information about the sessions:
Session 1: Priviledge Account & Password management of Implementing PAM as a service
Jan Dijk, System Engineer with more than 23 years of experience & Founder of MCCS will talk about management of privileged accounts. How to discover them and store them safely within a fault. In this session you can expect a lot of experiences from the field, with some possible solutions to solve the challenges.
Session 2: AutoPilot …. When Users Drive IT
More and more in today’s connect-everywhere, work-everywhere world, users are demanding and expecting to be able to get online, access their files, install apps and even update their devices with the latest security and functionality features on their own via self-service. For many IT shops, the provisioning process to provide users with shiny new devices is disruptive, complex and manpower intensive. With AutoPilot, organizations can ‘just ship a new device to the user and the users can easily drive the process”. In this presentation, we’ll talk about the practical realities of implementing AutoPilot, real-world considerations and how to integrate this new scenario into existing IT service portfolios along with 1E technologies and solutions.
Session 3: Ten practical tips to secure your corporate data with Microsoft 365 –[masked] edition
Employees demanding access to your corporate data and apps on their often own devices so that they can be productive. This can be a challenge for you as the Administrator, IT Manager or security counterpart in your organization.
During this session you will learn, via 10 practical tips, how to allow users to bring their devices in your company and allow access to corporate data securely. You will learn when to use what product or what feature to comply to your own set of security rules.
Expect a demo heavy and fully up to date session based on real life experiences gained while working on many Microsoft 365 related projects! After this session you will be able to implement the tips in your own environment.
On Saturday June 23th, the Windows Management User Group Netherlands will host a full day of IT Pro related hands-on labs. There will be room for around 45 participant so reserve your seat while you can.
The program for the day will be:
Introduction: 10:00 – 10:30
Session 1 a & b: 10:45 – 12:15
Lunch: 12:15 – 13:15
Session 2 a & b: 13:15 – 14:45
Pause: 14:45 – 15:00
Session 3 a & b: 15:00 – 16:30
Closing 16:30 – 17:00
Session 1a - Build your own ConfigMgr lab environment using Johans Arwidmark's Hydration solution by Kenneth van Surksum and Adnan Hendricks
In this sessions we will go through the steps necessary to build a ConfigMgr lab based on the Hydration Kit created by Johan Arwidmark. Kenneth and Adnan will detail the necessary steps… and each visitor will build his/her own environment allowing us to start installing the ConfigMgr environment.
Session 1b - Building your own image factory in Azure by Arjan Bakker
During this hands-on lab Arjan Bakker will guide to through the process of setting up an Image Factory in Azure. By using the Image Factory solution written by Mikael "the Deployment Bunny" Nystrom and some added functionality you can automatically generate new reference images for Windows Server and Windows Client.
In this session we are going to setup the environment, and if time permits see how we can leverage the solution on different environments (Azure, Hyper-V, VMware, AWS and SCCM).
Session 2a - Building and customizing Savision dashboards on top of SCOM by "SCOM" Bob Cornelissen
During this hands on lab, Bob Cornelissen, a.k.a. SCOM Bob will guide you through the process of creating custom monitoring for business services and adding them to your own dashboards for System Center Operations Manager using Savision Live Maps. Bob will provide you with tips and tricks from the field.
Session 2b - How to get started with Microsoft Intune in 1,5 hour by Peter Daalmans
During this hands on lab you will be guided how to get started with Microsoft Intune, enroll and manage devices in less than 1,5 hours. Bring your own iOS or Android device and see what you are able to accomplice with Microsoft Intune.
Session 3a- OOPS, we became Domain Admin in our Lab, by Erik Loef
Ever heard of KALI Linux and Metasploit, but never actually took the time to look into these products? On WMUG hack-a-day we will be hacking a lab using Kali Linux. Erik is going to explain how to make a payload, and what can you do with it. Finally we will use the exploit with the goal of becoming a domain admin.
Session 3b - Continuous delivery within an Azure environment, by Arie de Haan
In this workshop you will learn how to set up and configure continuous delivery within the Azure environment. This is done through a combination of Azure Resource Manager (ARM) templates and Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS).
- We create an ARM template to deploy Azure resources
- We configure continuous delivery with VSTS
- We configure Application Insights in the application
- We will create a VSTS project and Git repository.
- We use the Platform-as-a-Service and Azure SQL services.
On Tuesday the 5th of June IT Concern will be the host for our 3rd WMUG NL community meeting in 2018.
Program of the Meetup:
• 16:00 – 16:30 Reception and welcome by IT Concern
• 16:30 – 17:30 Session 1: Microsoft Office 365 Phone System by Jetze Mellema.
With Office 365 Phone System it is now possible in the Netherlands to make and receive calls 'in the cloud'. What can I do with it, what does it cost, what changes for my users and how do I actually transfer my phone numbers to Microsoft? Moreover, what exactly is the situation with Skype for Business and Microsoft Teams? These are just a few questions that will be answered in this session. The speaker has completed a number of implementations and shares his experiences, not a sales pitch but a fair story with the risks and pitfalls besides the advantages and opportunities. At the end of this session you have a good idea of what Office 365 Phone System offers and how you can implement this in your organization.
About Jetze Mellema:
Jetze Mellema has been working in IT for almost 20 years, the last 15 years as a consultant with the specialization Exchange and Office 365. In this role he has worked with very small organizations but also with multi-nationals.
He likes to share his knowledge about these subjects, so you can come across Jetze as a speaker at events but also in various online communities where he answers questions and writes articles. For this, he received a Microsoft MVP Award every year between 2005 and 2012.
• 17:30 – 18:15 Session 2: Office 365 Monitoring in SCOM, Sponsor session by Kevin Lee from Savision
• 18:15 – 19:15 Food, provided by IT Concern
• 19:15– 20:15 Session 3: Microsoft Teams, SharePoint sites & Office 365 Groups, by Martijn Eikelenboom and Quincy Thomas
Microsoft Teams, SharePoint sites and Office 365 Groups are wonderful tools to facilitate collaboration. How do you create the perfect mix between freedom and control beforehand in making Teams, groups or sites available? With the help of PowerApps, Microsoft Flow, Azure Functions, Microsoft Graph and PowerShell we create a solution that makes this mix possible.
About Martijn Eikelenboom:
As an Office 365 and Dynamics 365 consultant, I focus on working together in the Microsoft Cloud. I combine in-depth technical knowledge of the platforms with knowledge of business processes to create an optimal solution for the customer. My passion lies in designing solutions where the user experience is paramount.
About Quincy Thomas:
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• 20:15 – 21:15 drinks provided by IT-Concern
On Wednesday the 11th of April KPN ICT Consulting will be the host for our 2nd WMUG NL community meeting in 2018.
Program of the Meetup;
• 16:00 – 16:30 Reception and welcome by KPN ICT Consulting
• 16:30 – 17:30 Session 1: How KPN migrated to a Microsoft 365 workplace, by Arjan Vroege and Nicolien Warnars
In 2017, KPN started the migration to their new workplace based on Microsoft 365. This newly lightly managed workplace replaces the workplace based on Windows 7 and uses Intune as MDM provider. In this session Arjan Vroege and Nicolien Warnars will tell the audience more on the KPN Windows 10 workplace and will detail the migration strategy used where the end user was responsible for his/her own migration. Arjan and Nicolien will also go into detail on how adoption of Windows 10 and Office 365 was handled. You can expect a lot of lessons learned in this session.
Arjan is an Enterprise Mobility MVP with a strong focus on ConfigMgr and Modern Management with Intune. Arjan has 10+ years’ experience within the IT and currently works for KPN Consulting. The last couple of years Arjan delivered several sessions on events like TechSummit, Techdays and ExpertsLive (NL + EU). In all the sessions Arjan present he wants to present useful tips and information which can be used in your day-to-day work.
Nicolien is a business consultant specialized in customer success and adoption with a focus on unified communications and workspace related projects. Working for KPN Consulting, Nicolien is currently involved in multiple customer projects regarding the adoption and optimization of Office365. Sharing experiences and exchanging thoughts on customer adoption is her main goal for participating in sessions like WUMG.
• 17:30 – 18:30 Session 2: Release pipelines, continuous integration and deployment using ARM Templates in Azure by Arie de Haan
When working with Azure, the portal is your first entrance of using the services. But as we know this is not something that’s very suitable for long term implementation and operation. In this session Arie will show you how to use Microsoft technologies to have a CI/CD pipeline towards Azure. We will touch upon ARM templates, VSTS, Source control, Builds, Environments and deployments. This all to be able to utilize Azure in a controlled and repeatable way. Off course Arie will show these technologies in several demos.
About Arie de Haan:
Arie de Haan works as an Azure Cloud Architect at Pandinus. Nowadays he works in DevOps teams using agile methods like SCRUM. Utilizing release pipelines he implements Azure environments for medium to large enterprise.
Arie was the first MVP in the Netherlands for MOM/SCOM and held this position for several years. He has a firm background in System Center and implemented several large environments. Also Management Pack development was part of this.
As a former MCT and one of the founders of the SCUG he is keen in sharing his knowledge. As a organizing member of the Windows Management User Group Netherlands(WMUG NL) he helps out when needed.
• 18:30 – 19:30 Food, provided by KPN ICT Consulting
• 19:30– 20:15 Session 3 (Sponsor session): Bridging the gap between traditional Windows desktop application delivery and the Digital Workspace
Description: In this session Roel van Bueren and Peter Hermeling demonstrate how the Liquit Workspace and Liquit Setup Store can be used to deliver and manage Windows desktop applications within today's digital workspace, using a consumer style IT experience.
20:15 - 21:00 Wrap up and drinks
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On Wednesday the 21st of February PQR will be the host for our 1st WMUG NL community meeting in 2018.
We are proud to announce that longtime MVP Eric Berg from Germany is presenting two sessions at this meeting!
About Eric Berg:
Eric Berg has worked as an IT-Architect at COMPAREX since September 2015. He has a particular penchant for Microsoft technologies, and is especially interested in topics such as Windows 10, Hyper-V, System Center or Azure. He was awarded the title of Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) for 3 years in a row since 2015. Before that, he was named Microsoft Partner Technology Solutions Professional (P-TSP) in 2014.
During this meeting we have the following program:
• 16:00 – 16:30 Reception and welcome by PQR
• 16:30 – 17:30 Windows Server 2016 - What's new? What's there? What to expect? by Eric Berg
We will have a look on all the new features in Server 2016 and what the new Semi-Annual Channel of Windows Server is about. After that let's figure out some new scenarios driven by Storage Spaces Direct and Storage Replica. All driven by a live demo...
• 17:30 – 18:15 Session 2
• 18:15 – 19:15 Food, provided by PQR
• 19:15 – 20:15 Server Management vNext - Project Honolulu. by Eric Berg
As one of the Beta-testers of Project Honolulu i can tell you the story from the first Alpha up to the current RC. Let's look into the new HTML5 driven Server Management Experience, supported by some funny stories around Honolulu. And yes! There will be a live demo for all of you!
• 20:15 – 21:15 drinks, provided by PQR
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On Wednesday the 20th of december PROXSYS* will be the host for our 6th WMUG NL community meeting.
During this meeting we have the following program:
• 16:00 – 16:30 Reception and welcome by PROXSYS*
• 16:30 – 17:30 Session 1, Intune demo galore! by Kenneth van Surksum
During this session, Kenneth will bring his Intune demo environment exclusively for the WMUG_NL audience. Kenneth will explain the enrollment options for iOS and Android and demo this for both platforms, including all the available options. Once enrolled we can use the Compliance state of the mobile device to grant access to company resources using Conditional Access functionality provided by Azure AD. Expect a lot of demo's in this hands-on session. Also bring all your Intune MDM challenges and discuss them with us.
Kenneth van Surksum works as a senior consultant at Insight24 and is specialized in public and private cloud solutions based on Aure and System Center. Kenneth also works with client management solutions based on System Center Configuration Manager and Intune (part of EMS+S). Kenneth is Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) and has multiple certifications. Kenneth received the MVP award multiple times, and has even been awarded as a VMware vExpert for a couple of years.
Kenneth has worked with System Center Configuration Manager since 1998 and has been responsible for implementing the product in large and small enterprise environments. Kenneth regularly shares his knowledge by speaking on national and international events. Kenneth is co-founder of the Windows Management User Group Netherlands(WMUG NL) and organizes community meetings on a regular basis.
• 17:30 – 18:15 Session 2, Bridging to Modern Management: Co-management with System Center Configuration Manager and Microsoft Intune by Samantha Kilkens
System Center Configuration Manager is the leading software and inventory management tool used by enterprises globally. Learn about a new enhancement to the world of modern management. With Co-management you can build the bridge from traditional management with System Center Configuration Manager to modern management with Microsoft Intune.
Samantha Kilkens works at Microsoft as a Technical Specialist for Windows 10. Before specializing in Windows 10, she worked primarily with System Center Configuration Manager and was responsible for several migrations in large enterprise environments. She is especially interested in how new technology can help organizations with their business/IT needs.
• 18:15 – 19:15 Food, provided by PROXSYS*
• 19:15– 20:15 Session 3, Hands off the device, empowering the user to manage his device lifecycle by Erik Radix
In this session Erik will show the audience how an IT administrator can use Mobile Device Management and Windows Autopilot in order to enable the end user to manage the lifecycle of its own machine. Erik uses several demo's to demonstrate this from the perspective of both the IT Admin ad the end user.
Bio: Erik Radix works at Microsoft as a Technical Specialist for Windows 10. He already works more than 10 year at Microsoft where he served in multiple roles and worked with different technologies, like System Center Configuration Manager, Microsoft Intune and Windows 10. When not working you can find Erik on the bicycle visiting nice locations
• 20:15 – 21:15 drinks
Op 20 oktober hebben we een zeer speciale gast weten vast te leggen! David James!
Als je dagelijks met System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) werkt wil je hier zeker bij zijn, David en zijn team werken dagelijks om SCCM nog beter te maken dan het al is. Op 20 oktober krijg je de mogelijkheid om je vragen te stellen over SCCM aan "de grote baas" van het SCCM team bij Microsoft.
Leer over het hoe en nu en de toekomst van SCCM in deze middagsessie welke wordt gehost door PQR in het Bovag Huis te Bunnik (nabij Utrecht).
• 12:00 – 13:15 ontvangst met lunch
• 13:15 – 14:15 sessie 1 David James
• 14:15 – 15:00 sponsor sessie Setup Commander
• 15:00 – 15:15 pauze
• 15:15 – 16:15 sessie 2 David James
• 16:15 – 17:00 borrel
Biografie David James:
David James, Partner Director of Engineering, Configuration Manager, Microsoft Studied Computer Engineering and Music Theory/Composition at University of Utah. Joined Microsoft in 2000 to work on SMS Installer, and eventually SMS 2.0 SP2. Has worked on every version of SMS/SCCM since. Was an engineering manager in Intune,[masked]. Outside of work, like to code, and dabble w/ music, and hang out or play w/ my kids.
WMUG_NL Meeting #4 op Woensdag 13 September 2017 bij iSense in Gouda.
Op Woensdag 13 September aanstaande zijn we te gast bij iSense in Gouda. Het thema van de avond is Azure, de public-cloud oplossing van Microsoft.
Voor deze avond hebben we wederom 2 zeer ervaren sprekers bereid gevonden om een presentatie te verzorgen. Zowel Adnan Hendricks als Sander Berkouwer zijn Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) en spreken op diverse evenementen in binnen- en buitenland.
Het programma is als volgt:
• 16:00 – 16:30 Ontvangst / kickoff WMUG NL + iSense
• 16:30 – 17:30 Azure up in Arms! automating your Azure infrastructure builds door Adnan Hendricks
• 17:30 – 18:45 Eten
• 18:45 – 19:45 Vijf Azure PaaS-technologieën waarvan IT Pros niet wisten hoe gaaf ze zijn door Sander Berkouwer
• 19:45 – 20:30 Drinks en de mogelijkheid om nog even na te praten met een van de sprekers of de organisatie
Titel: Azure up in Arms! automating your Azure infrastructure
A really technical but easy session in how you can build any Azure environment without even opening the portal and still look good while doing it. This session will do a walkthrough and demo in a step by step approach of each requirement that you need to achieve a beautiful project. Learn some Azure ARM automation and learn a few power shell as well. Most of all learn from our experience in the field. Azure powershell, Azure ARM and Azure Cli all get hands-on treatment in this session including lots of shortcuts to take you from Azure zero to Azure hero!
About: Adnan Hendricks
Adnan is an International Consultant, Microsoft MVP ,MCT (Regional Lead) and a member of Microsoft OneDrive Expert (MODE) program and the Microsoft Windows Technical Experts Program (previously STEP). Implementing core solutions with focus on Cloud Infrastructure, Virtual Infrastructure solutions, System Center ,Windows, Deployment & Virtualization and User Workspace. As an international speaker & trainer he often spends his time assisting,teaching and speaking at IT community events.Follow him on twitter @Microspecialist
Titel: Vijf Azure PaaS-technologieën waarvan IT Pros niet wisten hoe gaaf ze zijn
Microsoft biedt een hoeveelheid diensten aan onder de PaaS-vlag. Door die grote hoeveelheid is het gemakkelijk om de pareltjes in dit aanbod over het hoofd te zien. Een vijftal pareltjes zijn zó uniek door hun toegevoegde waarde, maar ook hun lage (tot geen) kosten, dat je je als IT Professional heen en weer voelt worden geslingerd tussen ‘Oei, wat gaaf!’ en ‘Too good to be true’. Sander Berkouwer (al tien jaar Microsoft MVP) legt in duidelijke en heldere taal uit welke pareltjes je je vandaag de dag niet kunt veroorloven om niet te omarmen, maar vooral ook welke pareltjes nog even wat tijd nodig hebben om te volgroeien.
About: Sander Berkouwer
Creativiteit staat centraal bij Sander. Met zijn out-of-the-box oplossingen haalt Sander graag het maximale uit software, hardware en de cloud. De technologische ontwikkelingen rondom Windows Server en Azure volgen elkaar in steeds rapper tempo op. Sander rijdt als senior consultant bij SCCT, Microsoft MVP en Veeam Vanguard op het puntje van deze golf, zodat jullie deze technologie dagelijks kunnen gebruiken.
Op 28juni, staat de volgende WMUG NL bijeenkomst weer op het programma. Deze keer zijn we weer te gast bij IT-Concern in Gorinchem
Het globale programma zal er weer als volgt uit zien;
• 16:00 – 16:30 Ontvangst / kickoff WMUG NL + IT-Concern
• 16:30 – 17:30 Independent Experts' Deep Dive on VDI, DaaS, Remote Graphics, User Experience and GPUs door Ruben Spruijt
Ruben Spruijt (Microsoft MVP, Citrix CTP, VMware vExpert), shares his insights, unique best practices and unfiltered thoughts about graphics for Virtual Desktops and Apps running on-premises and public cloud. Ruben will walk you through the latest graphics GPU, VDI developments, including the solutions offered by NVIDIA, Intel and AMD. He also will share the highlight of the latest EUC industry survey and show results of new test scenario's they have executed lately. This is a great session if you want to know more about VDI, DaaS, Cloud, GPU and User Experience. Also bring your own Questions and see if they got answered during or after this great session.
Over Ruben Spruijt:
Ruben Spruijt is Chief Technology Officer at Atlantis Computing, responsible for driving vision, technology evangelism and thought leadership with Atlantis customers, partners and communities. Ruben is a well-regarded author, speaker, market analyst, technologist, and all-around geek. An established industry leader and luminary, he is one of only a few individuals in the world to hold three prestigious virtualization awards: Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP), NVIDIA GRID Community Advisor (NGCA), Citrix Technology Professional (CTP) and VMware vExpert. He has presented more than 250 sessions at national and international events such as BriForum, Citrix iForum Japan, Citrix Synergy, Gartner Catalyst, Microsoft Ignite, Microsoft TechEd, NVIDIA GTC, and VMworld. Ruben founded several independent industry analysis bodies including Project Virtual Reality Check (VRC), Team Remote Graphics Experts (TeamRGE), AppVirtGURU written and co-authoring multiple disruptive ‘Smackdown’ research whitepapers.
• 17:30 – 18:30 Eten
• 18:30 – 19:15 Sponsor sessie door LIQUIT
Rens Kattenberg is werkzaam als Senior Technical Consultant bij Netflex. Hij draait al meer dan vijftien jaar mee in de IT-sector en heeft tal van succesvolle projecten op zijn naam staan. Zijn specialisme ligt op het gebied van Workspace Management en Authenticatie, met een sterke focus op Access Management en LIQUIT. Hij geeft vaak presentaties en demonstraties en door zijn expertise wordt hij regelmatig benaderd om mee te werken aan diverse bèta-projecten.
• 19:15 – 19:30 Pauze
• 19:30 – 20:30 Citrix vanuit Azure: de theorie vs de praktijk door Niek Boevink en Kees Baggerman
In deze sessie nemen Niek en Kees jullie mee in de wereld van Citrix XenApp/XenDesktop on Azure, Citrix en Microsoft hebben de krachten gebundeld en bieden nu het beste van beide werelden aan: Desktops en applicaties vanuit de meest complete EUC oplossing geleverd door Citrix op het krachtigste cloud platform geleverd door Microsoft. Echter zitten hier natuurlijk ook haken en ogen aan dus kunnen we gedurende deze sessie ook wat vertellen over implementaties in de praktijk en de zaken waar je rekening mee moet houden wanneer je hier zelf mee aan de slag wilt gaan.
Over Niek Boevink
Niek Boevink is IT Architect bij ITON, een Nederlands bedrijf met een sterke focus op Application Delivery en een lange historie in het implementeren van Citrix, RES en Microsoft producten. Vanuit zijn rol als IT Architect is hij sinds 16 jaar betrokken bij het ontwerpen en implementeren van SBC en VDI projecten. Als early adopter is hij betrokken bij producten zoals HDX3d, XenServer, APPDNA en Provisioning Services. Niek heeft diverse certificeringen op het gebied van Microsoft, Citrix en RES Software behaald. Daarnaast presenteert hij met enige regelmaat bij klanten en op events, zoals bijvoorbeeld de Dutch Citrix User Group.
Over Kees Baggerman:
Kees Baggerman is Staff Solutions Architect voor End User Computing bij Nutanix. Kees is Citrix Technology Professional, VMware vExpert, RES Software RSVP en IGEL insider en is betrokken geweest bij een groot aantal Microsoft, Citrix en RES infrastructuur ontwerpen, migraties en implementaties. Kees is mede-oprichter en huidig bestuurslid van de Dutch Citrix User Group
• 20:30 – 21:30 Drinks
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