System Admin Conference 2011 Summary

The Amsys 2011 System Admin Conference was attended by over 60 IT Administrators and decision makes from the education and business world.This years event was held at Regents College, London
The focus of the day was on Mac OS X 10.7 Lion and iOS 5. Each session focussed on what is new, how to use and administrate these features and some tips and tricks.
Here is a summary of what was covered.

Whats New in Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion) client

  • Installing and deploying Mac OS X 10.7
  • Understanding the Recovery Partition
  • AirDrop
  • Auto Save and Versions
  • Resume for applications and the system
  • Mail
  • Screen Sharing/Remote Desktop
  • FileVault 2
  • Sandboxing
  • Time Machine


Whats New in Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion) Server

  • Installing and deploying Mac OS X 10.7 Server
  • The new administration tools
  • Open Directory Server
  • Open Directory Client
  • Wiki Server
  • Podcast Server
  • WebDAV
  • Profile Manager
  • Network File Services


iOS 5  Whats new

  • Notification Centre
  • iMessage
  • Reminders
  • Twitter Integration
  • Newsstand
  • PC Free, Wireless syncing and activation
  • AirPlay
  • iCloud


iOS 5  for Business

  • Microsoft Exchange Integration
  • Security
  • Deployment
  • Mobile Device Management
We will  be holding a Systems Admin Conference in Manchester on the 3rd of February, watch this space for more details.