REDMOND, Wash., Aug. 29, 2002 — Join Microsoft Corp. executives, customers and industry partners at MEC 2002 in Anaheim, Calif., the essential Microsoft conference for planning, deploying and managing a connected enterprise. Paul Flessner, senior vice president of Microsoft® .NET Enterprise Servers at Microsoft, will deliver the opening keynote address at this year’s MEC, Tuesday, Oct. 8. He will talk about the product road map for the .NET Enterprise Servers and how to strengthen security, and demonstrate how to fully optimize Microsoft Windows®
Server and Exchange deployments to increase team productivity and business efficiency. This will be the first opportunity to hear more about new innovations in the next version of Exchange Server, code-named “Titanium,” and see how new mobility and productivity solutions enable enterprises to be more agile.
Wednesday, Oct. 9, Rick Devenuti, corporate vice president and chief information officer at Microsoft, will talk about how the company runs its global infrastructure. Offering a peer-to-peer perspective on using Microsoft technology, he will offer an inside look at how Microsoft is taking advantage of the benefits in Windows .NET Server and other Microsoft products and technologies.
MEC is better than ever in 2002. Thousands of IT professionals, developers and enterprise business decision-makers plan to attend four days of interactive training. This will be the first public forum to offer attendees an opportunity to take an in-depth look at Windows .NET Server. There will be ample opportunity to meet with industry experts, customers and Microsoft product team members who know the most about messaging, collaboration, mobility and enterprise solutions. In the Product Expo, there will be more than 150 industry partners showing off the hottest new tools and technologies. In addition, attendees can take advantage of more than 200 sessions, three times as many hands-on labs, and a party at Disney’s California Adventure.
When: Oct. 8–11
What: MEC 2002
Where: Anaheim Convention Center
800 West Katella Dr.
Anaheim, CA 92802
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