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Quest Software Unveils The Experts Conference 2011 Keynotes

Microsoft Technology Leaders Uday Hegde, Mark Wahl, Edwin Yuen, Other Industry Experts to Keynote Four Conferences; Pre-Conference Workshops now Open for Registration


ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Feb. 28, 2011 Quest Software, Inc.  (Nasdaq: QSFT) today announced keynote speakers and pre-conference workshops for the 10th annual The Experts Conference (TEC) 2011. Technology leaders focused on Active Directory, Forefront Identity Manager (FIM), Exchange, SharePoint, Virtualization, and Cloud organizations will kick off the three-day event with a look into the future of the Microsoft technologies. Presented by Quest and sponsored by Microsoft, TEC 2011 will be held April 17-20 at the Red Rock Casino, Resort & Spa in Summerlin, Nev.


·         TEC for Directory & Identity will feature a team keynote led by Uday Hegde, group program manager on the identity and access team at Microsoft, and Mark Wahl, architect, Business Online Services Group, representing the Microsoft Identity stack.

·         The TEC for Exchange conference will feature Tony Redmond, respected Exchange authority and Microsoft MVP, discussing the path for Exchange administrators after the Cloud.  

·         TEC for SharePoint returns for a second year with a first day keynote from Microsoft MVP Michael Noel of Convergent Computing, on building a perfect SharePoint farm. Day two will be led by Microsoft MVP Dux Raymond Sy of Innovative-e, who will show delegates key steps to streamline business processes and deliver greater SharePoint success in their businesses.

·         The first ever TEC for Virtualization & Cloud will be kicked off by Edwin Yuen, director for virtualization strategy on the server and cloud platform team at Microsoft.


“Over the past decade, TEC has evolved into a community with unprecedented access to industry experts and top Microsoft technology leaders,” said Gil Kirkpatrick, Quest chief architect and conference founder. “With 400-level training sessions, three solid days of peer networking, one-of-a-kind access to the world’s top infrastructure and application experts, and more than 25 Microsoft speakers, TEC offers delegates an experience that is unequalled.”


In addition to the tremendous lineup of keynote speakers, TEC 2011 will also feature pre-conference workshops delivering deep training on a variety of topics, including PKI troubleshooting, ADFSv2, FIM Workflow Development Deep Dive, Exchange 2010 migration, Lync Server 2010 deployment, and PowerShell-specific techniques. Further, the event will include a first-time PowerShell Deep Dive track, highlighted by a dedicated pre-conference workshop and two days of intense PowerShell training. Detailed information on TEC workshops and the PowerShell event are available at: Delegates may add workshops as they register.


For more details on pricing and to register, please visit: The Experts Conference.  Quest has negotiated a special room rate at the Red Rock Casino, Resort & Spa. For more information on all TEC events, follow @TECconf on Twitter.


About Quest Software, Inc.

Quest Software (Nasdaq: QSFT) 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 application management, database management, Windows management, virtualization management, and IT management, go to


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