From its inception, Wise Solutions has proudly enjoyed its position as the application installation and management experts. As one of many ways the company takes its expertise to its customers, Wise announces its second quarter 2004 schedule for their Application Management Black Belt Seminar Series: Make Your .MSI Migration Better.

The Black Belt Seminar Series – led by application management experts – brings Wise Solutions’ application management expertise and Wise Package Studio® to system administrators at no cost. Now in its second full season, the seminar series helps system administrators understand how to achieve reliable, high-quality application deployments, ultimately leading to decreased end-user downtime and lower total application costs. With a focus on Windows Installer (.MSI) migration, the seminars are designed to help system administrators understand:

What is application migration?

Windows Installer overview and benefits

Overcoming common .MSI migration challenges and pitfalls

Best practices and practical tips for successful migration

Achieving higher ROI by streamlining software rollouts

Improving application reliability

For complete seminar details and registration information, please visit

The current schedule of seminars includes:

May 11, 2004: Overland Park, Kansas – Doubletree Hotel Overland Park-Corporate Woods

May 12, 2004: Atlanta, Georgia – Sheraton Atlanta

May 14, 2004: Columbus, Ohio – Embassy Suites

May 20, 2004: Seattle, Washington – Doubletree Hotel Bellevue

June 2, 2004: Washington, D.C. – Marriott at Metro Center

Additional seminars are being planned for the rest of 2004, including a European tour in the fall. For complete seminar details and registration information, please visit

About Wise Solutions

Wise Solutions, a wholly owned subsidiary of Altiris, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATRS), is a leading provider of application installation and management software and services. With global headquarters in Plymouth, Michigan; and regional sales and professional services offices in Washington, DC; Redmond, Washington; and the Netherlands, Wise provides installation and management solutions, training, and consulting services to customers worldwide. Wise corporate solutions, including the award-winning Wise Package Studio, help system administrators solve their application installation and management problems. WiseÂ’s expertise in the installation market and experience helping companies deploy applications is the basis for the companyÂ’s products and services. Learn more about Wise Solutions on the Web at