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Quest Software Announces The Experts Conference 2012

Event to Include Training in Key Microsoft Technologies; Call for Papers Now Open


ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Oct. 10, 2011Quest Software, Inc. (Nasdaq: QSFT) today announced The Experts Conference (TEC) 2012. The 11th annual technology conference will be held at the Marriott Marquis & Marina in San Diego, April 29-May 2. TEC offers advanced training on Microsoft Identity and Access, Exchange Server, SharePoint, Virtualization, Cloud, and PowerShell technologies for the most experienced IT pros in the world.

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News Facts:

  • TEC for Directory & Identity 2012 will offer advanced education on business-critical identity and access management (IAM) technologies, including Active Directory, Forefront Identity Manager (formerly Identity Lifecycle Manager) and Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS).
  • TEC for Exchange 2012 will provide intense training on Exchange 2010, as well as powerful networking and sessions on development, scripting, archiving, recovery, and storage.
  • TEC for SharePoint 2012 will showcase expert insight on maximizing corporate investments in SharePoint.
  • TEC for Virtualization & Cloud 2012 will focus on Microsoft Hyper-V technology with 400-level sessions covering server and desktop management, as well as cloud management.
  • The PowerShell Deep Dive will return for the second year, with a focus on leveraging the task automation scripting language from the world’s top experts.
  • Quest has opened its “Call for Papers” and is accepting proposals that address the technology focuses of the four distinct conferences. Individuals who wish to present must submit proposals by 8 p.m. ET, Oct. 21. Details can be found at  Selections will be announced Nov. 16, when Quest unveils the conference agendas and opens conference registration.
  • TEC is presented by Quest and Microsoft. The conferences are offered on a tiered pricing schedule that includes all food, beverages and conference materials. For more information about pricing, visit:, and follow @TECconf on Twitter.
  • TEC 2012 follows the success of the April 2011 North American conference in Las Vegas. Quest will host TEC Europe 2011, Oct. 17-19, in Frankfurt, Germany. TEC Europe features conferences for Directory & Identity, Exchange, and Virtualization & Cloud, along with a PowerShell Deep Dive, and is sponsored by Microsoft. To learn more about TEC 2012, visit and follow @TECconf on Twitter.

Supporting Quote:

Gil Kirkpatrick, Quest chief architect and conference founder

“TEC began more than a decade ago as a forum for IT pros to expand their skills and expertise, while networking closely with Microsoft technology leadership and top industry experts. All these years later, its charter remains the same – albeit with expanded technology coverage to enable powerful cross-training and even greater advantage for the delegates.”


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About Quest
Quest Software (Nasdaq: QSFT) administration and automation, data protection, development and optimization, identity and access management, migration and consolidation, and performance monitoring, go to simplifies and reduces the cost of managing IT for more than 100,000 customers worldwide. Our innovative solutions make solving the toughest IT management problems easier, enabling customers to save time and money across physical, virtual and cloud environments.  For more information about Quest solutions for

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Kelly O’Dwyer-Manuel
Quest Software, Inc.