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HP and Microsoft at HP Discover 2011

HP Discover Vienna is the fusion of what used to be HP Software Universe, HP Technology Forum and HP Technology@Work. This is a place where you can literally DISCOVER about new IT trends from HP.


You’ll be able to visit the DISCOVER Zone, featuring 64 sponsors/exhibitors, demo theaters, networking and community space. In addition to that there you’ll find more than 270 executive meetings, more than 400 Meet-the-Expert sessions, 154 HP Experts attending, 533 Track Keynotes, break-out sessions, hands-on-labs!


The Microsoft stand is located at the Converged Infrastructure pavilion, and you’ll be able to see the HP/Microsoft demos. In addition to that we highly recommend you to join us on our several sessions:



  • November 30th 9:45 AM – 11:00 AM
    Plenary 2 with Dave Donatelli, Bill Veghte
  • November 30th 9:45 AM – 11:00 AM
    Plenary 3 with Prith Banerjee, Lee Eastman

HP & Microsoft Breakout Sessions

  • November 30th 8:30 AM – 9:15 AM, TB7245
    Deploying Windows 7 in the Enterprise – Bernhard Edelbacher, Microsoft
  • November 30th 8:30 AM – 9:15 AM, TB4182
    Using HP E5000 to implement Exchange 2010 SP1 best practices – Ingo Kraft, HP
  • November 30th 11:45 AM – 12:30 PM, TB3790
    Lessons from a successful Data Warehouse project – Stefan Weber, HP
  • November 30th 11:45 AM – 12:30 PM, TB3720
    Journey to the Cloud with HP and Microsoft – Cor Hopman, HP
  • November 30th 1:45 PM – 2:30 PM, BB3062
    Private cloud solutions from Microsoft and HP: Reducing capital and operating expenses while improving manageability and availability – Urs Renggli and Hans Wieser, Microsoft.
  • November 30th 5:45 PM – 6:30 PM, TB2781
    The road to Windows 7 – Tom Norton, HP
  • December 1st 9:00 AM – 9:45 AM, BB3800
    Cloud solutions with Microsoft on HP VirtualSystem and CloudSystem – Paul Gavin, HP
  • December 1st 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM, TB3000
    HP VirtualSystem for Microsoft, the foundation for HP and Microsoft based Cloud Solutions – Michael Frankenreiter, HP
  • December 1st 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM, BB3342
    HP and Microsoft Converged Systems NDA Portfolio Review – Joseph Sullivan, HP

HP & Microsoft Demo Theatre Sessions

  • November 29th 5:30 PM – 05:50 PM, DT2540
    Microsoft Exchange Backup and Recovery – Thomas Russ, HP
  • December 1st 10:30 AM – 10:50 AM, DT3353
    HP Insight Control for Microsoft System Center – Martin Stenke, HP
  • December 1st 12:00 PM – 12:20 PM, DT3269
    Effectivley Managed Self Service Business Intelligence –The HP Business Decision Appliance in action – Hans Wieser, Microsoft, Michael Kohs and Amel Blouza, HP

HP & Microsoft Hands-On-Lab

  • November 30th 4:45 PM – 6:45 PM, HOL3271
    HP Database Consolidation Hand On Lab
  • December 1st 8:45 AM – 10:45 AM, HOL3367
    Best Practices for deploying Windows on HP ProLiant DL980

Microsoft Stand – Demo Stations

  • Private Cloud, Virtualization Solutions
  • SQL Server, Enterprise Data Warehouse Solutions
  • Windows 7 – deploying in the Enterprise
  • Storage Server Solutions
  • Unified Communications and Collaboration – Microsoft LyncTM
  • Unified Communications and Collaboration – Exchange
  • Unified Communications and Collaboration – SharePoint

HP Converged Infrastructure - Demo Stations

  • HP AppSystems: Enterprise Data Warehouse Appliance
  • HP AppSystems: Business Decision Appliance
  • HP AppSystems: Enterprise Database Consolidation Solution
  • HP VirtualSystem: Engineered for virtualization
  • HP AppSystems: E5000 messaging System for Microsoft Exchange
  • HP Insight Control for Microsoft System Center
  • Unified Communications Mobility

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