New Training for ISV's

Some new training has been published, across Australia, for ISV's.  As usual, space is limited, so if you are interested in attending, please register by visiting

  • Application Platform & Windows Server 2008: 1 Day JumpStart
    This technical 1 day Jump-Start focuses on Windows Server 2008 as an Application Server with new Server roles. Also includes technical training on IIS 7.0 Application Server, Terminal Services and Windows SharePoint Services 3.0
  • BizTalk RFID Services
    The aim of this 2 day hands-on course is to take the student from the “nuts and bolts” of BizTalk RFID to enriching and utilizing BizTalk RFID information streams as part of Business Intelligence. The course also teaches the students how to integrate with external systems, create and call Business Rules, as well as put in place proactive monitoring around the end-to-end solution. As part of the ‘student pack’ for this course, each student is provided with a real (non virtual) BizTalk RFID compatible RFID Reader that will be used throughout the course, which the student can take home at course completion.|
  • Microsoft Deployment Airlift (Including SoftGrid, VISTA and Windows Server 2008)
    This 3 day technical training is a Microsoft Deployment Airlift - which will include SoftGrid, Vista and Windows Server 2008 deployments.
  • MOSS: Developer Intensive
    This 4 day course explores the development opportunities made available with the 2007 Microsoft Office system. You will learn how to extend the Microsoft Office system client applications and how to leverage the new Open File Formats by writing custom code that reads, modifies, and generates Office documents in client applications, as well as server-side components. You will learn how Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services V3 (WSS) plays a central role as an extensible platform for building sites-based business solutions. This course will teach you how to brand WSS sites, as well as how to extend them with collaboration services, Web Parts, Content Types, and custom workflows.
  • Office Communication Server & Unified Comms
    This 3 day Deep Dive is on Office Communications Server and on Unified Communications. Microsoft offers a comprehensive range of solutions and technologies that provides Users with a seamless experience by combining e-mail, instant messaging, voice and video into a single, intuitive system. They enable businesses to replace conflicting systems with a single, unified communications platform that leverages their existing data and telecommunications infrastructure. With the launch of Exchange Server 2007, the 2007 Office system, and Office Communications Server 2007, Microsoft enables IT departments to deliver more flexible and more secure communications with simplified infrastructure that streamlines management and reduces total cost of ownership.
  • PerformancePoint Server 2007
    This 2 day instructor-led workshop provides participants with an introduction to Microsoft Office PerformancePoint Server (PPS) 2007. The workshop includes theory, demonstrations and hands-on labs to reinforce the key topics presented.
  • System Center : Virtual Machines Manager , Configuration Manager, Data Protection Manager
    This event is your opportunity to get ahead of the curve and be trained before Microsoft launches the biggest release of System Center products for enterprise systems management. This 3 day intense level 300 training includes System Center Configuration Manager 2007 (next version of SMS 2003), System Center Virtual Machines Manager 2007 and System Center Data Protection Manager 2007.
  • SQL 2008 for Developers
    SQL Server 2008 ("Katmai"), the next release of Microsoft SQL Server, will provide a comprehensive data platform that is more secure, reliable, manageable and scalable for your mission critical applications, while enabling developers to create new applications that can store and consume any type of data on any device, and enabling all your users to make informed decisions with relevant insights. Microsoft's Data Programmability platform provides developers with a comprehensive programming framework, web services and data connectivity technologies to efficiently access and manage disparate data.
  • SQL 2008 BI - JumpStart
    SQL Server 2008 Business Intelligence platform provides a scalable BI platform optimized for data integration, reporting, and analysis enabling organisations to deliver intelligence where users want it.
  • SQL 2008 : IT PRO Admin : 1 Day JumpStart
    For organizations to be successful and thrive in today’s world of data, they need a vision that addresses key data trends. The data platform vision of Microsoft helps organizations meet these data explosion needs and the next generation of data-driven applications. Microsoft will continue to invest in and evolve the following key areas to support their data platform vision: mission-critical enterprise data platform, dynamic development, relational data, and business intelligence.
  • Updating your Application Platform Technology Skills to Windows Server 2008
    This technical training focuses on Windows Server 2008 as an Application Server with new Server roles. Also includes technical training on IIS 7.0 Application Server, Terminal Services and Windows SharePoint Services 3.0
  • Visual Studio 2008 Upgrade
    This 2 day partner technical readiness event is designed to introduce developers to many of the new features in Visual Studio 2008. Now that Microsoft has released Visual Studio 2008, it is time to start learning how to use these great enhancements in the applications you write and deploy. Learn how Visual Studio 2008 provides a compelling development environment for building rich client and web applications.
  • VSTS Upgrade to 2008
    This 1 day partner technical readiness event is designed to up-skill existing Visual Studio 2005 Team System users to the many new enhancements in the recently released Visual Studio 2008 Team System (“Orcas”) release. This course focuses exclusively on the Team System extensions to VS2008 rather than the core VS2008 changes. This event also examines the many enhancements to Team Foundation Server 2008.
  • Windows Server 2008 : 1 Day JumpStart for Developers
    This 1 day technical Jump-Start is designed to introduce developers to many of the new features of Windows Server 2008. As Microsoft prepares to release the most advanced version of their server platform ever, now is the time to start learning how to use many of the great enhancements in the applications you write and deploy. Learn how Windows Server 2008 provides a compelling application foundation and makes huge leaps forward in the area of Microsoft’s DSI (Distributed Systems Initiative) and DFO (Design for Operations).
  • Windows Server 2008 : IT Pro
    This 2 day Windows Server 2008 Essentials is intended for IT professionals and partners currently experienced on the technologies included in Windows Server 2000 and Windows Server 2003. The course will focus on and discuss the following product scenarios and technologies: Centralised Application Access, Branch Office, Security & Policy Enforcement and Server Management.

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