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Jump Start Videos: Microsoft Office 365 Overview for IT Professionals | #Office365 #Lync #SharePoint #Exchange

Posted by Rubel Khan on August 21, 2011

The Microsoft Office 365 Overview provides an excellent perspective of the overall value Office 365 provides to modern organizations in terms of productivity, access, familiarity, security, control and reliability. This section will help IT Pros better understand the options and advantages organizations have by taking this approach.

Happy Learning!

Posted in Free Training, How Do I? Videos, Learning Snacks, Lync Server, Microsoft Technology, Office 365 | Tagged: , , , , | Leave a Comment »

Second Editions (Windows Server 2008 R2) of Microsoft Self-Paced Training Kits!

Posted by Rubel Khan on July 18, 2011

Microsoft Press has received many inquiries about the second editions of the Windows Server 2008 Training Kits that cover R2. MS Press has a couple of these titles published already and the rest will be coming out this summer. See their table below to find out the publication date of the title you want.

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Link to purchase at Amazon

Estimated Publication Date

MCTS Self-Paced Training Kit (Exam 70-640): Configuring Windows Server® 2008 Active Directory® (2nd Edition)

http://www.amazon.com/MCTS-Self-Paced-Training-Exam-70-640/dp/0735651930/ref=sr_1_7?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1308854158&sr=1-7

July 2011

MCTS Self-Paced Training Kit (Exam 70-642): Configuring Windows Server® 2008 Network Infrastructure (2nd Edition)

http://www.amazon.com/MCTS-Self-Paced-Training-Exam-70-642/dp/0735651604/ref=sr_1_12?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1308854158&sr=1-12

Available Now

MCTS Self-Paced Training Kit (Exam 70-643): Configuring Windows Server® 2008 Applications Infrastructure (2nd Edition)

http://www.amazon.com/MCTS-Self-Paced-Training-Exam-70-643/dp/0735648786/ref=sr_1_4?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1308854158&sr=1-4

August 2011

MCITP Self-Paced Training Kit (Exam 70-646): Windows Server® 2008 Server Administrator (2nd Edition)

http://www.amazon.com/MCITP-Self-Paced-Training-Exam-70-646/dp/073564909X/ref=sr_1_6?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1308854158&sr=1-6

August 2011

MCITP Self-Paced Training Kit (Exam 70-647): Windows Server® 2008 Enterprise Administrator (2nd Edition)

http://www.amazon.com/MCITP-Self-Paced-Training-Exam-70-647/dp/0735656657/ref=sr_1_9?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1308854158&sr=1-9

Available Now

 

Source: Microsoft MS Press Blog!

Posted in Certification, E-Book, How Do I? Videos, MCITP, MCTS | Tagged: , , , , , , , | 3 Comments »

Interested in learning about Office365? Get a "jump start"

Posted by Rubel Khan on July 5, 2011

If your company is considering Office 365 or if you’re simply curious about this evolving technology, you’ll be interested in these free Jump Start videos, which leverage a "team-teaching" approach.

Each video, presented by Microsoft evangelist Adam (Bomb) Carter and senior Microsoft technologists, features real-world scenarios, best practices, and the benefits and options for adopting Office 365.

Additional training materials are also available on Born to Learn.

Office 365 Platform

Exchange Online

Lync & SharePoint Options

Posted in Channel 9, Cloud Computing, E-Learning, Exchange Server, Free Training, How Do I? Videos, Learning Snacks, Lync Server, Microsoft, Microsoft Certifications, Microsoft Learning, SharePoint, TechNet, Tips and Tricks | Tagged: , , , , , | Leave a Comment »

Microsoft Learning training is now available on YouTube!

Posted by Rubel Khan on January 26, 2011

Visit the Microsoft Learning YouTube channel and get free training on Windows 7, Microsoft Exchange Server 2010, and other Microsoft products and technologies.  You can now view Microsoft Learning training on the platform and browser of your choice.  The channel offers both standalone videos and playlists.  You can embed videos on your own web site, subscribe to the Microsoft Learning YouTube channel, and access the videos on your mobile phone.  Check out the Microsoft Learning Channel on YouTube to find out more!  Don’t forget you can still get free training through Learning Snacks here.

Posted in E-Learning, Exchange Server, Free Training, How Do I? Videos, Learning Snacks, Microsoft Learning | Tagged: , , , , | Leave a Comment »

Video: "How To" Troubleshooting Videos from Mike Halsey

Posted by Rubel Khan on January 22, 2011

Check out the "How To" troubleshooting videos from Microsoft MVP Mike Halsey, author of "Troubleshooting Windows 7 Inside Out" from Microsoft Press.

You’ll find them at http://www.thelongclimb.com/?cat=320.

Enjoy!

Posted in Help and How-to, How Do I? Videos, Windows, Windows 7 | Tagged: , , , | Leave a Comment »

New TechNet Resource Center: Outlook 2010 Resources

Posted by Rubel Khan on January 12, 2011

Learn about Outlook 2010 with resources for IT professionals, developers, and end users. CLICK HERE

Springboard Series

From exploring the latest features to assessing compatibility and customizing configurations, the Springboard Series is your destination for technical resources, free tools, and expert guidance to ease the deployment and management of the Microsoft Optimized Desktop, which comprises:

  • The Windows Client operating system
  • Microsoft Office products
  • Windows Internet Explorer
  • Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack (MDOP) technologies such as Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V) and Microsoft Enterprise Desktop Virtualization (MED-V)

Posted in How Do I? Videos, Learning Snacks, Microsoft Learning, Microsoft Press, Office 2007, Office 2010, TechNet, Tips and Tricks | Tagged: , , | 1 Comment »

Windows Phone 7 Jump Start (Session 1 of 12)

Posted by Rubel Khan on August 31, 2010

This Windows Phone 7 Jump Start video training is for all developers interested in developing applications or games for the new Windows Phone 7 Platform.  The course is based on the Microsoft Windows Phone 7 Developer Training Kit and taught by Microsoft MVP’s and Microsoft Press Authors, Andy Wigley and Rob S. Miles.  Watch these entertaining sessions and complete the labs found on Channel 9 to gain development skills using both Microsoft XNA and Microsoft Silverlight. For copies of the student files and links to demo code, you can go to the Windows Phone 7 Born To Learn Forum.

This session begins with a basic overview of the full 12 hour training.  Rob and Andy then jump into an introduction to the Microsoft Windows Phone 7 platform. This is a great starting point for developers new to this exciting new mobile platform.

Session 1: Introduction
Session 2: Building a Silverlight Application, Part 1
Session 3: Building a Silverlight Application, Part 2
Session 4: Building Games for the Windows Phone 7 Platform
Session 5: Building XNA Games for the Windows Phone 7 Platform, Part 1
Session 6: Building XNA Games for the Windows Phone 7 Platform, Part 2
Session 7: Advanced Application Development, Part 1
Session 8: Advanced Application Development, Part 2
Session 9: Advanced Application Development, Part 3
Session 10: Marketing Your Windows Phone 7 Application
Session 11: Working with Media
Session 12: Final Silverlight Topics and Wrap-Up

Enjoy!

Posted in Channel 9, Help and How-to, How Do I? Videos, Learning Snacks, Windows Phone | Tagged: , | Leave a Comment »

Learn Windows Client .Net (Windows Forms & Windows Presentation Foundation)

Posted by Rubel Khan on August 31, 2010

Here are many pages of tutorials and hours of video training sessions that help you learn how to create Windows Client applications. This content is tailored to a variety of learning styles and technical levels. Click

Posted in E-Learning, Help and How-to, How Do I? Videos, Learning Snacks, Microsoft Learning, Microsoft Technology, Tips and Tricks, Visual Studio (.NET) | Tagged: , , , , | Leave a Comment »

Microsoft is Calling All Phone Developers: Free On Demand Training for Windows Phone 7

Posted by Rubel Khan on August 19, 2010

Just a few weeks ago, Microsoft hosted Windows Phone 7 Jump Start, a free training event on how3005_wp7smaller_png-550x0 to develop awesome apps and games for Windows Phone 7. It was a great success with around 1,000 developers participating in 12 hours of demos, labs, and good old fashion fun.

Here is the detail

Enjoy!

Posted in How Do I? Videos, Microsoft, Silverlight, Tips and Tricks, Windows Phone | Tagged: , | Leave a Comment »

Getting Started with SharePoint Server 2010 for IT Pros

Posted by Rubel Khan on July 6, 2010

Use these 11 modules to help you learn what Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 can do for you, how it works, how to create a site, and more.

1 | What Can SharePoint Server 2010 Do for Me?

This module introduces Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 capabilities to IT professionals. Concepts covered include document sharing, lists, alerts, team sites, metadata, and more.

2 | How SharePoint Server 2010 Works

This module covers software and hardware requirements, and the basic concepts of Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010.

3 | Simple Install for Testing in SharePoint Server 2010

This module covers the process of using Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 to create a single server environment for testing.

4 | Search in SharePoint Server 2010

This module helps you learn about the search capabilities in Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010. Learn which content sources you can crawl to create an index, how to schedule crawls, and find out about IFilters for third-party file types.

5 | Backups in SharePoint Server 2010

This module covers new backup features in Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010. It teaches you how to back up your content not only by using the user interface, but also by using Windows PowerShell. You will also learn how to restore content from an unattached database.

6 | Creating Your First Web Application, Site Collection and Web in SharePoint Server 2010

This module helps you create the first site on a SharePoint farm by using Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010. Learn how to create Web applications, site collections, and Web sites.

7 | Getting Started with Security in SharePoint Server 2010

This module covers security in Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010. The module includes how to give users permissions to the content, as well as who can access Central Administration and manage the service applications.

8 | Windows PowerShell for SharePoint Server 2010 Administrators

This module covers Windows PowerShell basics and how administrators can manage Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 by using cmdlets.

9 | Tools to Optmize the Performance of SharePoint Server 2010

This module covers performance-related tools to manage resources, troubleshoot problems, and increase performance in Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010.

10 | Introduction to Upgrade in SharePoint Server 2010

In this module, we take a look at the upgrade process and options available to go from Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 to SharePoint Server 2010.

11 | Service Applications and Topologies in SharePoint Server 2010

Explore how SharePoint 2010 provides services in a flexible and scalable architecture. Service applications are not just for SharePoint Server; SharePoint Foundation has the architecture as well.

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