August 23, 2006 08:00 ET

NetPro Takes Directory & Identity Infrastructure Optimization on Tour

Technical Sessions Hosted Worldwide Help Attendees Achieve Organizational Agility by Leveraging Management Best Practices Around Microsoft Directory Services, ADFS, MIIS, and Group Policy

PHOENIX, AZ -- (MARKET WIRE) -- August 23, 2006 -- NetPro Computing, Inc., a leading provider of distributed services management software, today announced Directory and Identity: On the Road to Organizational Agility. This worldwide seminar tour to help organizations achieve agility by leveraging infrastructure optimization best practices around Microsoft Identity and Access technologies, kicks off in Detroit September 18th, 2006, and travels to more than 20 cities across the world throughout the fall.

The tour will provide advanced instruction on how the spectrum of Microsoft Identity and Access technologies, including Active Directory, MIIS, ADFS, and Group Policy, can help organizations achieve agility through infrastructure optimization.

"An empowered Windows infrastructure, combined with a well-trained and process driven staff are the keys to moving beyond fire fighting to a fully leveraged, dynamic environment," said Gil Kirkpatrick, a Microsoft MVP and NetPro CTO. "NetPro is pleased to have this opportunity to drive this important message home through advanced technical sessions on identity and access management."

From Los Angeles to Paris, every attendee will benefit from in-depth training and discussions geared toward helping them develop and maintain the agility they need to stay ahead of the curve. Topics covered during the one-day seminars include:

--  What is Infrastructure Optimization and How to Achieve It -- Step-by-
--  Tips and Techniques for Active Directory Disaster Recovery
--  What to Expect from Windows Vista
--  How to Improve Infrastructure Security
--  Conquering Controlling and Auditing Changes for Corporate Compliance
--  Establishing a Robust Identity Solution Through MIIS and MOM

Each FREE event will be an opportunity to interact with IT professionals and developers, as well as key industry and Microsoft experts in a collaborative way, sharing progress, ideas, best practices, and tips and tricks for immediate application back in the office. In conjunction with Microsoft, NetPro will deliver cutting edge content and powerful instruction that administrators can't get anywhere else.

For more information and to register for NetPro's world tour, Directory and Identity: On the Road to Organizational Agility, please visit

About NetPro

NetPro sets the Gold Standard for distributed infrastructure management. We build decades of experience into every enterprise solution, ensuring that our customers can manage the security, compliance and health of their Active Directory, Windows, Exchange, and MIIS environments with total, unparalleled confidence. Our solutions enable organizations to improve security and policy compliance, increase access availability, prevent costly disruptions, and enhance management efficiencies. NetPro counts the U.S. Army, General Electric and Coors Brewing among its many customers.

Editors Note: NetPro names used in this document are trademarks, which may be registered in one or more jurisdictions, of NetPro. Microsoft is a registered trademark, and Active Directory is a trademark of Microsoft Corp. in the United States and other countries.

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