SOURCE: Burton Group

August 15, 2007 13:38 ET

Burton Group Institute Provides Four Workshops Covering Provisioning, SOA, SharePoint and Server Virtualization

SALT LAKE CITY, UT--(Marketwire - August 15, 2007) - Burton Group, an IT research firm focused on enterprise infrastructure technologies, is offering four workshops to technologists on October 4, 2007 in Scottsdale, Arizona through Burton Group Institute. Each full-day workshop will provide in-depth, technical strategies for IT organizations deploying provisioning, SOA, SharePoint and server virtualization.

Workshops from Burton Group Institute are delivered by renowned and experienced Burton Group analysts and consultants. Each workshop provides IT professionals focused vendor-independent advice about specific technology solutions in an environment fostering peer interaction.

Burton Group Institute is offering the following workshops on October 4th:

Provisioning with Rules and Roles: Which Approach Works for You?

New industry challenges demand provisioning expand beyond the mere allocation and distribution of resources. Attendees will receive an in-depth introduction to provisioning and role management solutions, and the assessment tools needed to determine the right approach for their company.

SOA: Soup to Nuts

Service-oriented architecture can deliver increased flexibility, reduce cost and better align IT and business. To realize these benefits IT organizations must change the way projects are funded, designed, developed, managed and maintained. Attendees will receive tools needed to understand, plan and manage successful SOA projects.

SharePoint and Office 2007: New Enterprise Collaboration/Content Opportunities and Risks

Microsoft SharePoint has the potential to help companies effectively collaborate and manage content. If poorly deployed, SharePoint can hinder company collaboration and content management. This workshop will provide a detailed analysis of SharePoint capabilities, maturity and limitations. It will also review alternative solutions.

Server Virtualization in the Enterprise: A to Z

Server virtualization improves data center efficiency, reduces hardware and maintenance costs and enables better business continuity. This workshop will delve into the technical and organizational elements that drive successful virtualization deployments.

The full-day workshops are October 4, 2007 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess, Scottsdale, AZ. More information can be found at

About Burton Group

Burton Group ( helps technologists make smart enterprise architecture decisions in increasingly complex environments. Burton Group's research and advisory services focus on technical analysis of infrastructure technologies relating to security, identity management, web services, service-oriented architecture, collaboration, content management, data centers, and network and telecom.

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