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ManageEngine User Conference on
IT Service Management

November 13-14, 2014

4141 Hacienda Drive
Pleasanton, CA 94588

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Stay tuned$199

  1. Check out new features, product developments, integrations, customer case studies, and trends - all aimed at keeping you ahead of the curve.
  2. Participate in 1-on-1 sessions with our experts. You get the scoop on what we're doing. We get the scoop on what you want.
  3. Immerse yourself in our ITSM solutions by visting our onsite, hands-on product labs.
  4. Take the certification exam at no cost and become a ManageEngine Certified Product Associate.

Network and meet fellow ManageEngineers during the complimentary breakfasts, coffee breaks, lunches and evening reception.

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See you again next year!

Agenda

7:00 - 9:00 AM
Registration and Breakfast
9:00 - 9:15 AM
Welcome Note
9:15 - 09:45 AM
Start Your ManageEngine - Raj Sabhlok, president, ManageEngine
9:45 - 10:15 AM
Service Management Keynote - Timothy Kasbe, CIO, Gloria Jeans Company
10:15 - 10:45 AM
ManageEngine ServiceDesk Plus: The Road Ahead - Rajesh Ganesan, director of product management, ManageEngine
10:45 - 11:00 AM
Break
 
Track 1 ServiceDesk Plus
Track 2 Desktop Central
11:00 - 11:45 AM
The Road to Smart, Productive IT TeamsThis session will present a thorough review of important customization options in incident management that will drive up your IT team's productivity.
Patch Management: Set It and Forget It Gain deep insight into setting up automated patch deployment for Microsoft and third-party applications and for troubleshooting common problems.
11:45 - 12:30 PM
Empowering End Users through Self Service Learn how to add a touch of awesome at every end-user touch point in ServiceDesk Plus and empower users to solve their own IT problems.
Using Desktop Central to Avoid Software Deployment Pitfalls Discover the common problems you might encounter in deploying software and the steps to overcome them.
12:30 - 1:30 PM
Lunch
 
Track 1 ServiceDesk Plus
Track 2 Desktop Central
1:30 - 2:15 PM
The Secret Sauce in One Customer's Incident Management Success
Effective IT Asset Management Discover how IT Asset Management can be more simple. Learn the workflow and the features in detail to inventory your Asset data.
2:15 - 3:00 PM
Drive Business Intelligence through Your Service Desk Take a deep dive into the process of defining and deriving key performance indicators (KPIs), management reports, and dashboards that provide business insights from IT operations data.
Customer Case StudySee how customers have been using Desktop Central and how it has helped them meet their enterprise needs.
3:00 - 3:15 PM
Break
 
Track 1 ServiceDesk Plus
Track 2 Desktop Central
3:15 - 4:00 PM
Leveraging your Service Desk Beyond Your IT Department Discover how organizations can use the Zoho Creator-based application development platform and custom script extensions to extend the use of ServiceDesk Plus to other departments.
Troubleshooting with Remote Control Set up one-click remote control to provide better desktop support to your users.
4:00 - 4:45 PM
Essential IT Service Management Tools
Response times and service levels are only as good as the tools that are used by the help desk. See how the integrated offering of ServiceDesk Plus, Desktop Central, and our AD management solutions easily handles the most frequent issues that require a help desk technician's response and more.
4:45 - 5:00 PM
Q & A Session
5:00 - 7:00 PM
Reception
7:00 - 9:00 AM
Registration and Breakfast
9:00 - 09:30 AM
ManageEngine: End-to-end IT Management - Raj Sabhlok, president, ManageEngine
9:30 - 10:00 AM
ManageEngine Certification Program - Gerald A Raja, senior manager global training and certification, ManageEngine
 
Track 1 ServiceDesk Plus
Track 2 Desktop Central
10:00 - 10:45 AM
Change Management for Complex IT Operations Learn how ServiceDesk Plus workflows can tame even the most complex, constantly changing environments.
The First Step in Mobile Device ManagementSee what we have in store for managing your mobile devices and the various ways to get your devices enrolled for management.
10:45 - 11:00 AM
Break
 
Track 1 ServiceDesk Plus
Track 2 Desktop Central
11:00 - 11:45 AM
Asset Management Made EasyThis session offers a comprehensive look into the asset management and CMDB modules of ServiceDesk Plus.
Mobile Device Management - Policy and App Management Take a deep dive into policy/ profile management and App management functions of Desktop Central.
11:45 - 12:30 PM
Effective Change Management with SDPHear how one customer is mastering change management with ServiceDesk Plus.
Tips and Tricks for Effective Device Management Learn 'when to use what' and the recommended methods to follow in managing your devices effectively.
12:30 - 1:30 PM
Lunch
 
Track 1 ServiceDesk Plus
Track 2 Desktop Central
1:30 - 2:15 PM
Stop to Smell the ServiceDesk Plus Roses: Hidden Features That Unlock Huge Value Discover the tips, tricks, and favorite features that power users employ to take full advantage of ServiceDesk Plus.
Desktop Provisioning and OS Deployment Techniques Learn the fundamentals of imaging and deployment of operating system using OS Deployer.
2:15 - 3:00 PM
ServiceDesk Plus Product RoadmapFind out what's cooking and what's coming in ServiceDesk Plus and get some face time with the product management team.
Desktop Central Roadmap & New FeaturesMeet the product management team to know the latest in Desktop Central and what is currently in the works.
3:00 - 3:30 PM
Q & A Session
3:30 - 3:45 PM
Break
3:45 - 4:45 PM
Certification: ManageEngine Certified Product Associate
4:45 - 5:00 PM
Wrap-Up - Raj Sabhlok, president, ManageEngine
Raj Sabhlok, President, Zoho Corporation

Raj Sabhlok

President, Zoho Corporation

Raj Sabhlok is the president of ManageEngine and Zoho.com, both divisions of Zoho Corp. Raj has a particular interest in IT management software and its power to change the fortunes of a business when implemented effectively.

Prior to Zoho, Raj spent nearly 20 years working with some of the world’s most innovative technology companies, including Embarcadero Technologies, BMC Software and The Santa Cruz Operation (SCO). In his career, he has held technical, marketing, sales, and executive management positions within the enterprise software industry.

Rajesh Ganesen, Director of Product Management, ManageEngine

Rajesh Ganesen

Director of Product Management, ManageEngine

Rajesh has been with Zoho Corp. for over 17 years developing software products in various domains, including telecommunications, network management, and IT security. He has built many successful products at ManageEngine and is currently focused on delivering enterprise IT management solutions as SaaS.

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Venue

4141 Hacienda Drive, Pleasanton, CA 94588

United States


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further information, please email us at
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Or call us at +1 800 443 6694

4141 Hacienda Dr, Pleasanton, CA 94588, USA

FAQ

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General

What is ManageEngine UserConf14?

UserConf14 is the two-day IT Service Management (ITSM) event from ManageEngine. Our November event will focus on various ITSM solutions for managing your IT help desk, customer support, and IT asset lifecycle as well as solutions for managing mobile devices and desktop computers.

Can I have my questions answered at the event?

Yes, you can get all your questions answered. We have arranged one-on-one sessions as well.

Will there be opportunities to get hands-on answers to core product questions?

Yes, you can get answers to all your questions in our new lab set up.

Is there a hashtag I can follow for all ManageEngine UserConf14-related updates?

Yes, please make all UserConf14 updates with the #UserConf14 tag.

What time should I show up?

The event begins at 9:00 AM. Registration and breakfast starts at 7:00 AM

Registration & Logistics

How do I register for the event?

Register now$199

How much does the registration cost?

$199.

Can I take certification exam at the ManageEngine UserConf?

Yes, you may take the ManageEngine certification exam at no extra cost.

Is it mandatory to take the certification exam?

No, it's not. But it's a great way for you to save up to $600 per product!

If you want to take the exam later, you are welcome to attend the webinar that will be held within a week after the ManageEngine UserConf. Then you may schedule the online exam by December 15, 2014.

When does the registration end?

Whenever the tickets are sold out. That's why we encourage you to register now!

What should I bring to the conference?

To get the most out of the event, bring your laptop or mobile device or both. Several sessions are highly interactive.

Is there a dress code for the event?

The dress code is very relaxed. Casual to business casual attire is suggested.

Do you have on-the-spot registrations?

Yes, we do. After you arrive at the event, we'll check you in the registration desk.

I won't know until the last minute if I will be able to attend. Will you have enough seats if I decide to come at the last minute?

We have a limited number of seats. However, if tickets are available, you can register at any time - as long as the conference is still in session!

I will not be able to attend. Can I transfer my ticket to a colleague or a friend?

Of course you can. To transfer a ticket, simply send an email userconf@manageengine.com with the details of your colleague or friend.

Will there be Wi-Fi at the event?

Yes. There will be Wi-Fi available throughout the entire event space.

Will you provide food at the event?

We will provide breakfast and lunch. We will also provide tea and coffee during the breaks.

Will you have vegetarian and vegan food options at the event?

Yes, we will have vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options. If you have any special food requirements, please email us at userconf@manageengine.com

Will you have a reception after hours?

Yes! We will have an evening reception at the end of the first day.

What is your cancellation policy?

We offer a full refund if you cancel two weeks before the event.
We offer 50-percent refund if you cancel one week before the event start date.

How do I get to the event from the hotels?

We will arrange a free shuttle to and from the hotels identified on our website.

Do you plan to record the sessions at the event?

Yes, we plan to record all the sessions.

Do you plan to live stream the event?

Currently, we don't have plans to live stream the event.

I am traveling from another country and will need an invitation letter for a visa. How can I get one?

After you register for the event, please send us an email at userconf@manageengine.com with all your pertinent details, and we will provide you an invitation letter.

Location

Where is ManageEngine UserConf14 being held?

We are hosting the event at the Zoho Corp. headquarters and event center in Pleasanton, CA. Pleasanton is in the East Bay, which takes about 45 minutes to reach by train from San Francisco. Pleasanton is a picturesque city nestled in between the rolling hills of the East Bay where high-tech and grapes have found a home. Zoho Corp. has been in Pleasanton for 14 years now, and we are proud to host our customers at our brand new, state-of-the-art event space.

Are there any good places to eat nearby?

There are a number of good restaurants in downtown Pleasanton. We will be happy to guide you based on your preferences.

Getting There

FROM SJC AIRPORT (SAN JOSE):

Driving: 28.5 miles (35 min++), traffic is EXTREMELY bad on this route from 3:30-8pm on weekdays. Highly advise going earlier. Take highway 880 north for 25 miles, then exit Stoneridge Drive, take a right and continue for 1.2 miles, turn right onto Hacienda Drive, continue for 0.3 miles. Zoho Corp HQ to your left!

Shuttles: (40-80 min) SuperShuttle from airport to Zoho Corp/nearby hotels. Shared Ride Van Service: $65 for first passenger, $10 each additional passenger. Exclusive Non-Stop Van Service: $105 for a van, max 9 passengers. Private sedans, $120-$145. To book any of these options, go to: http://www.supershuttle.com/, your destination zip code is 94588.

Public Transport: (2.5+ hours, $7.85) From the airport, walk to Metro Airport Station (0.7 mi, 16min), take Light Rail Train to Alum Rock - Santa Teresa (2 stops, 5 min), Walk to 1st & Mission Civic Center Station (1 min), take Bus 181 to Fremont BART Station, take Fremont BART towards Richmond, stop at Bay Fair station (4 stops, 18 min). Then switch trains to take the Doublin/Pleasanton train (3 stops, 18 min). Walk to Zoho Corp HQ, (26 mn, 1.3mi).

FROM SFO AIRPORT (SAN FRANCISCO):

Driving: 40.1 miles (43 min++), traffic is bad on this route from 4:30-6:30pm on weekdays. Highly advise going earlier. Get on highway 101 south for 7 miles and then take Highway CA-92 East for 12.3 miles. (Please be advised, on the return trip, there is a cash toll for $5.) Take highway 880 north toward Oakland for 1.3 miles, then take highway I-238 South towards 580 east, continue on 580 east for 11.2 miles. Exit Hacienda Drive, turn right on Hacienda Drive and stay on it for 1 mile. Zoho Corp HQ to your left!

Shuttles: (40-80 min) SuperShuttle from airport to Zoho Corp/nearby hotels. No shared van service available. Exclusive Non-Stop Van Service: $125 for a van, max 9 passengers. Private sedans, $125-$150. To book any of these options, go to: http://www.supershuttle.com, your destination zip code is 94588.

Public Transport: (2+ hours, $11.25) Take the BART train at the airport. Take the route heading towards Pittsburg/Bay Point to Balboa Park station (5 stops, 18 min). Switch to the Dublin/Pleasanton train (16 stops, 58 min). Walk to Zoho Corp HQ for 1.3 miles, 26 minutes.

FROM OAK AIRPORT (OAKLAND):

Driving: 20.8 miles (23 min), take highway 880 south for 1.8 miles, then take highway 580 east for 17.9 mile, exit Hacienda Drive, make a right onto Hacienda Drive (0.9 mi) , turn right to stay on Hacienda Drive (0.2 mi). Zoho Corp HQ to your left!

Shuttles: (25-60 min) SuperShuttle from airport to Zoho Corp/nearby hotels. Shared Ride Van Service: $55 for first passenger, $10 each additional passenger. Exclusive Non-Stop Van Service: $115 for a van, max 9 passengers. Private sedans, $100-$125. To book any of these options, go to: http://www.supershuttle.com/, your destination zip code is 94588.

Public Transport: (1.5+ hours, $6.80) From the airport, take the AC Transit bus #73 ($2.10 one way) to the Oakland Coliseum/Oakland Airport BART train station, then take the BART train to the Dublin/Pleasanton station ($3.80 one way). Then you can taxi/walk for 26 minutes for the 1.3 miles to the Zoho Corp office.

HOTELS NEARBY

  • Four Points by Sheraton
  • Hilton Pleasanton at the Club
  • Hyatt Place Dublin Pleasanton
  • Hyatt House Pleasanton

Who should I contact if I have more questions?

Contact userconf@manageengine.com if you have any questions