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Published on February 19, 2014

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January 15th 2014 (BMC/Symphony updates for 8.3)
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www.CM-UG.com Configuration Management – User Group (formerly: Marimba Users Group) January 15th 2014 Subscribe to emails: Conference Call Information All CM-UG calls unless otherwise noted will use the following dial in information: US Conferencing Number: 1-855-747-8824 CODE: 236 606 4030 Details: 1. Marimba / Symphony updates 2. Marimba 8.3 release information 3. Marimba roadmap © Copyright January 21, 2014 Chris@CM-UG.com

www.CM-UG.com Configuration Management – User Group (formerly: Marimba Users Group) Upcoming CM-UG Events Reminder: The CM-UG call is normally the 3rd Wednesday of each month at 12 noon central time. The CM-UG calendar is also located here > http://calendar.cm-ug.com Upcoming Events 2014 CM-UG meeting dates: Wednesday, February 19th, 2014 @ noon Central time Wednesday, March 19th, 2014 @ noon Central time Wednesday, April 16th, 2014 @ noon Central time Wednesday, May 21st, 2014 @ noon Central time Wednesday, June 18th, 2014 @ noon Central time Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014 @ noon Central time - 4th week Wednesday, August 20th, 2014 @ noon Central time Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 @ noon Central time Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 @ noon Central time Wednesday, November 19th, 2014 @ noon Central time Wednesday, December 17th, 2014 @ noon Central time © Copyright January 21, 2014 Chris@CM-UG.com

www.CM-UG.com Configuration Management – User Group (formerly: Marimba Users Group) Jan 2014 meeting Recorded presentation (video) is published at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X4QLTsAb2j8

www.CM-UG.com Configuration Management – User Group (formerly: Marimba Users Group) Marimba User Group – January 2014 Nitish Shrivastava January 15, 2014 4 Copyright © 2012 Symphony Teleca Corp. All rights reserved. CONFIDENTIAL AND PROPRIETARY

Marimba 8.3 at a glance… • Biggest Marimba release after 7.5.00 • Focus on • Empowering IT admin with more flexible and simplified automation tools • Stability, Consistency, Availability and scalability • Drift from ‘machine’ to ‘everything’ • ‘Inclusive’ Automation to replace parallel infrastructure, achieve agentless control of ‘unmanaged machines. • Marimba as a ‘Platform’ • Customize the way you want • Hook and integrate any product with Marimba workflow • Comes with SDK and Dev IDE • Over 20 new features to make things more flexible for administrators • Comes with over 25 MRK and 40 FSRK channels • Incomparable features make this one among the best in the domain… Copyright © 2012 Symphony Teleca Corp. All rights reserved. CONFIDENTIAL AND PROPRIETARY 5

8.3 – Features… Marimba over Internet • Marimba now supports Inventory, Policy, Patching and deployment over Internet with the same configuration. Marimba Packaging • Generic Installer for ‘Agentless Deployment’ Unique and innovative ‘Installer’ that can be installed on machines without ‘tuner’. It gives a ‘unique’ capability to report package information back in Inventory for compliance/auditing. So now you can Manage Everything with Marimba • Automatic upgrade of packages during installation Upgrading ‘Pre-8.3.00’packages will not be required now. Application Packager fixes until 8.3.00 version will be available for older version packages without the need for re-packaging Infrastructure • Support for 64-bit CMS (including Infrastructure Administrator) • Session Isolation Marimba agent now separates the UI components from the service application. A new executable ‘marimbaclient.exe’ encapsulates the UI functionality for Marimba Tuner and interacts with the tuner to handles all communication and events between the tuner and the UI. Copyright © 2012 Symphony Teleca Corp. All rights reserved. CONFIDENTIAL AND PROPRIETARY 6

8.3 – features contd… Marimba Discovery • Agentless Discovery Use ‘Host Discovery’ to find machines in your network that don’t have a tuner installed on them. • Advanced software title discovery The License Key Scanner provides options for the administrator to customize the software title for specific executable files. • Support for custom decryption logic in License Key Scanner License Key Scanner 8.3.00 supports Custom decryption logic which allows you to scan license keys of nonMicrosoft products using custom decryption channel built in your environment • Support for USGCB standards 8.3.00 USGCB scan enables you to monitor the USGCB compliance of your Windows computers against the benchmarks in Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP) bundles Copyright © 2012 Symphony Teleca Corp. All rights reserved. CONFIDENTIAL AND PROPRIETARY 7

8.3 – features contd… Advanced and Improved Policy based depoyment • User Centric Deployment Now, define policy for user in an advanced way. The feature extends the user policies of PolicyManager to allow binding of machines to users. Administrator can define separate policy for primary and secondary machine of any specific user or group • Site based deployment You can use the site based deployment feature of the Policy Manager to configure policies for sites or subnets • Multiforest - Phase 1 • Command-line option to export all, or only child policies from Subscription Manager On Demand Deployment • Improved Deployment Manager for on-demand deployment on both server and client machine. The New Improved Deployment Manager to perform Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI), PowerShell, and Registry operations on the target endpoints or servers (Including LDAP groups too) Copyright © 2012 Symphony Teleca Corp. All rights reserved. CONFIDENTIAL AND PROPRIETARY 8

8.3 – features contd… Patching • New patch deployment process Now you don’t have to build the whole repository for patch rollout. 8.3 offers a much improved and optimized patch deployment process that allow packaging of only relevant patches. This bring down deployment time drastically. • Improved Windows Patch Source Windows Patch Source now comes with a significant improvement in Packaging performance and it also supports simultaneous packaging of multiple locales Marimba Store • Organization store Create flexible & customizable Channel Store specific to your organization using 8.3. • Channel Store enhancements Improvements in channel store to offer many new features. • Over 30 Custom Channels under ‘Marimba Resource Kit’ Copyright © 2012 Symphony Teleca Corp. All rights reserved. CONFIDENTIAL AND PROPRIETARY 9

8.3 – features contd… Marimba Extensions Now any java developer can customize marimba by writing a custom java channel. Use Marimba Eclipse Plugin to auto-generate code wrapper for different Marimba Channels. It also gives option to compile and publish channel to transmitter (Including Store). Marimba as a platform Customize almost everything with 8.3 code connectors. Create customized plugin, inventory, ISM & store connector to change the workflow as per organizational needs. You can now integrate any ‘self-service’ or ‘approval’ product with Marimba and customize the workflow. Marimba offers ‘platform capability’ for its user that can help customize almost everything and add custom workflow. Convert any code or tool to Marimba channel and integrate in workflow. Update and Embedded SDK 8.3 SDK for Java and C developer to create their own apps and use Marimba platform. A unique capability that allow Marimba integration with any product. New platform support OS : Win 8.1, win 8 embedded, win 8.1 embedded, win server 2012 R2, Mac 10.9 Browser : IE11, Firefox 26, Chrome 32 Copyright © 2012 Symphony Teleca Corp. All rights reserved. CONFIDENTIAL AND PROPRIETARY 10

8.3.00 documentation available for download Download documentation channel from channel store (category ‘8.3.00.000 documentation)’ The documentation channel is now available for download. You can login to channel store, and get documentation channel from ‘8.3.00.000 – documentation’ category Copyright © 2012 Symphony Teleca Corp. All rights reserved. CONFIDENTIAL AND PROPRIETARY 11

8.3 – GA status • Channels are published in channel store but are currently locked • The channels will be ‘unlocked’ within next 2 weeks • Customers will get official communication from BMC about ‘transition’ to Symphony and how they can get access to 8.3 within 2 weeks • Point of contact – Symphony Teleca ARTURO SAMPER Director of Support Services Symphony Teleca 5360 Legacy Drive, Suite 120, Plano, TX 75024 Phone: +18139207013, Fax: +19726966999 Mobile: +18134763287 Arturo.Samper@Symphonyteleca.com www.symphonyteleca.com Copyright © 2012 Symphony Teleca Corp. All rights reserved. CONFIDENTIAL AND PROPRIETARY 12

2014 Calendar Important dates • March Mid • March End • April 7 • September • November end • • • • : 8.3 ‘special’ Patch : Use cases discussion for next release : 8.5 release starts : 8.5 Beta : 8.5 release 2 Patches for 8.3.00 1 Patch for 8.2.02 1 Patch for 8.2.01 Critical fixes Copyright © 2012 Symphony Teleca Corp. All rights reserved. CONFIDENTIAL AND PROPRIETARY 13

Product Roadmap… 8.3.00 ‘Special Patch’ (Scheduled for March mid) • Will have OS migration solution • Will have support for IPv6 (was committed for 8.3 but we decided to move it to patch) • Will have customer reported defects and few important RFEs (Around base 8.3.00) 8.5 backlog/RFEs (Scheduled for December 2014) • Multi-Tenacy • Multi-forest (final phase) • Mobile Devices Management (MDM) • Marimba as a Service • Mac patching • SCAP 1.2 9.0 backlog/RFEs (Scheduled for September 2015) • VDI • Final phase of OS provisioning (support for all OS/Citrix/VM) • Infrastructure on Cloud • Dynamic reporting/Management Copyright © 2012 Symphony Teleca Corp. All rights reserved. CONFIDENTIAL AND PROPRIETARY 14

More from user group • 8.3.00 Release date and details on how a customer can get This will be officially communicated in next 1-2 weeks • Marimba Roadmap Already shared in this presentation • Competitive analysis – Marimba Vs SCCM/Bigfix We will share the report in next 2 weeks • 8.3 Patch ‘OS Image solution’ details This will be shared in next 1 week. And we will invite customers in use case discussion starting Feb 1 • WPS – Property to optimize repository update set cache.force.repackage to false. Please contact support team for any help in applying the setting Copyright © 2012 Symphony Teleca Corp. All rights reserved. CONFIDENTIAL AND PROPRIETARY 15

www.CM-UG.com Configuration Management – User Group (formerly: Marimba Users Group) Thank you Nitish Shrivastava 16 Copyright © 2012 Symphony Teleca Corp. All rights reserved. CONFIDENTIAL AND PROPRIETARY

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www.CM-UG.com Configuration Management – User Group (formerly: Marimba Users Group) CM-UG - User Interaction › BMC Developer Network Please register an account on the new BMC developer network. These forums are very nice and provide a single place now for all BMC products. BBCA Forums © Copyright January 21, 2014 Chris@CM-UG.com

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www.CM-UG.com Configuration Management – User Group (formerly: Marimba Users Group) Upcoming CM-UG Events Potential Meeting Topics/Demos Open to presentations from CM-UG Members and Vendors. – Member Presentations: – Stopping channel shopping (Josh L) – Custom inventory scanning (Jason M) – Custom Reporting interfaces – Custom ARS interfaces – Vendor Presentations: – Marimba 8.2 Roadmap (BMC) – AdminStudio Info (Flexera) – Marimba/Matrix42 VDI Solutions – BMC Product Roadmaps © Copyright January 21, 2014 Chris@CM-UG.com Suggest a topic: If you have a topic you would like to discuss as a monthly feature please send an email to Chris@CM-UG.com

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