On this page, you'll find links to upcoming events such as industry trade shows, technical briefings, and user group events organized directly by Microsoft and by third parties, plus webcasts, podcasts, and other on-demand resources.

TechNet Webcasts are 60-to-90–minute live broadcasts featuring interactive technical presentations, product demonstrations, and question-and-answer sessions presented by an expert on Microsoft technology, the industry, or both. All content is recorded and made available on demand. 

Windows 7: Increase Productivity, Improve Security, and Streamline Computer Management
Take advantage of these free online resources to explore the new features in the Windows 7 operating system. Discover more about the advancements in manageability, security, and deployment in Windows 7 and find out how these can help you boost user productivity. Join these webcasts and podcasts to hear from experts as they provide free introductory and advanced sessions on Windows 7.

Exchange Server in Depth: Master Concepts and Optimize Your Server Environment
The latest release of Microsoft Exchange Server can help you achieve better business outcomes while controlling the costs of deployment, administration, and compliance. Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 delivers a wide range of deployment options, integrated information leakage protection, and advanced compliance capabilities; these features combine to form a robust, cost-effective messaging and collaboration solution. To learn more, check out our free webcasts and podcasts and then try Exchange Server 2010 yourself by taking one of our free virtual labs or labcasts.

TechNet Webcast: Virtualization in a Nutshell (Level 300)
In this webcast, we introduce the virtualization world, laying the ground work for the other webcasts in this series. We cover both the Microsoft products and solutions available to create a virtualization environment in your organization and the third-party virtualization options. We also answer the question: Why use virtualization in the first place and why use Microsoft technologies?