October Training Update

Want to ready yourself? Want to increase your profitability?


Visit the Training & Readiness Centre which aims at providing our partners with valuable sales and technical learning resources for Technical, Sales & Marketing people to:

  • Improve your knowledge of Microsoft’s industry-leading solutions
  • Meet your customer’s needs more effectively and
  • Increase their - and your - profitability

Sounds good? The Training for October includes:

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: Centralized Application Access, Branch Office, Security & Policy Enforcement and Server Management. >>Register now!

Windows Server 2008: Developer

This two-day technical readiness event 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). >>Register now!

MOSS: Developer Intensive

This four 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. >>Register now!

Unified Communications & Exchange Server 2007

Unified Communications solutions reduce the complexities of modern communications into 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 soon-to-release Office Communications Server 2007, Microsoft offers a comprehensive set of technologies enabling IT departments to deliver more flexible and more secure communications with simplified infrastructure that streamlines management and reduces total cost of ownership. >>Register now!

Forefront & IAG

With Microsoft’s best-in-class Forefront Security products, you’re in control of the new customer opportunities awaiting you.  During this course, you’ll learn how the Forefront line of products offers customers peace of mind at the edge, on their servers, and on every desktop.  Training will provide depth technical information on:  Intelligent Application Gateway (IAG) 2007 , Internet Security and Acceleration (ISA) Server 2006, Forefront Security for Exchange , Forefront Security for SharePoint, Forefront Client Security. >>Register now!

BizTalk Release 2

There have been some very significant enhancements to the BizTalk platform in R2. This Jumpstart has been designed as a fast pace, intense workshop to take highly proficient Partners across the new features of BizTalk 2006 R2. The course will explore new functionality such as WF and WCF integration with BizTalk, but assumes some existing knowledge in these areas. The course also explores the new EDI and RFID technologies.
*This is a level 400 workshop and not suitable for those who are new to BizTalk Server.* >>Register now!

Effectively Generating and Converting Leads with Microsoft Infrastructure Optimisation (IO) Campaigns

This 1 day interactive workshop – targeted at Partners participating in any of the OSYCI, BPIO or APIO Campaigns – has as its outcomes:
- to provide an overview understanding of each Campaign
- to provide some relevant sales and marketing knowledge/skills/processes to assist Partners generate and convert leads relevant to each Campaign
- point Partners towards a range of resources to assist them to capitalise on the opportunity provided by each Campaign. >>Register now!