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August 7th – Best Practices for Group Policy Design

Written by Ed Horley
Tuesday, 24 July 2012 00:26

Meeting Date and Time:August 7th, 2012 – 6:30pm

Meeting Agenda: Best Practices for Group Policy Design

In this session, Darren will cover topics related to the design and optimization of Group Policy within your infrastructure. He’ll talk about GP design as it relates to AD design, how GP processing can impact performance and desktop experience, and provide tips and tricks for optimizing and managing your GPOs so that they work as expected without impacting the user.

Presenters Bio’s: Darren Mar-Elia

Darren Mar-Elia is the CTO and Founder of SDM Software, a Group Policy solutions company. Darren has 30 years of IT and Software experience in the Microsoft technology area, including serving as a Director of Infrastructure at Charles Schwab, CTO of Windows Management Solutions at Quest Software, and Senior Director of Product Engineering at DesktopStandard. He has been a Microsoft MVP in Group Policy technology for the last 8 years, and has written and spoken on Active Directory, Group Policy and PowerShell topics around the world. He maintains the popular Group Policy resource site, and has been a Contributing Editor for Windows IT Pro Magazine since 1997. He has written and contributed to 12 books on Windows and enterprise networking topics. Darren also speaks frequently at industry conferences on Windows infrastructure topics.

Giveaway: Nothing this month

REMINDER: RSVP so we know how much pizza to order! Food arrives between 5:30 and 6pm.


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