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Symantec Vision Barcelona - And what event should the specialists attend?

Created: 11 Sep 2010 • Updated: 11 Sep 2010 | 2 comments
GlAl's picture

Being an old Managefusion fan it is unfortunately really sad to go through the Session listing for Vision Barcelona. A total of 31 Altiris/Symantec Management Platform related sessions can be found. One (1) only for ServiceDesk v7 as an example!? This is a reduction from approximately 80 Altiris/SMP sessions in Las Vegas in April this year. Of course this is a result of dividing 120 sessions on all the different Symantec product - not much left for each product... Thus, in my perspective, it is really hard to get a good agenda together in Barcelona if you are specialist user in anyone of the Symantec products - Netbackup, Enterprise Vault, ServiceDesk, Application Delivery, Asset Management doesn't matter...

So please Symantec, let at least one of the future Visions be a larger event with enough sessions to give the specialists an event worth visiting as well!

And since I am not a specialist - See you in Barcelona!   

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EdT's picture

Bearing in mind what a huge product portfolio Symantec offer, it becomes impossible to provide sufficient coverage in the session catalogue without making Vision at least a week long. How many of us can afford to take so much time out, unless it can run over a weekend.

Sooner or later, I expect we will see more targetted shows.

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GlAl's picture

In Barcelona it is totally 120 sessions only, in Vegas in April it was 200 which more or less means twice as much per product/solution. If a small company like Altiris could offer their customers +100 sessions at Managefusion EMEA why can't Symantec offer more? I think it is good with the current large amount of local Visions but for sure I would prefer a BIG annual Vision with not only bredth but also the real depth I currently do miss at the Barcelona event.