June, 2011

  • BUILD: Use what you know. Do what you’ve always imagined!

    //BUILD windows / September 13 to 16 2011 / Anaheim, California / And all around the world

    BUILD is a new event that shows modern hardware and software developers how to take advantage of the future of Windows. Learn how to work with the all new touch-centric user experience to create fast, fluid, and dynamic applications that leverage the power and flexibility of the core of Windows, used by more than a billion people around the world.

    in1995-220x250_thumbLearn during BUILD:

    • How the UI was designed to work seamlessly with a diversity of devices and form factors.
    • How to create powerful new apps while retaining the ability to use your existing apps.
    • How web-connected and web-powered apps are built using HTML5 and JavaScript
    • How the full power of hardware-accelerated Internet Explorer 10 transforms your experiences.

    BUILD is the first place to dive deep into the future of Windows.

    If you are a contemporary developer, who thrives on the newest and coolest, who loves the freedom of the web and the power of all devices from mobile to desktop, you need to join us to help BUILD the future. Our approach means no compromises—you get to use whatever kind of device you prefer to run the apps you love.

    Do not miss the event of the year:

    With TechEd Europe being held in summer 2012 and no local REMIX event foreseen in September: BUILD is the key event to attend this fall hence:

    1. Register early
      SAVE $500 through discounted registration and book affordable flights.
    2. Save the date in your calendar – 13 September 2011 to watch the keynote live or join us for a local live stream event in Belgium (details to follow soon).
    3. Join our Belgium and Luxembourg events in October 2011: BUILD Belgium, BUILD Luxembourg and BUILD MIC are planned (details to follow soon).

    Stay tuned for more to come. In the meantime, make sure you don’t miss the biggest event of the year.

    In 1995, Windows changed the PC. BUILD will show you that Windows 8 changes everything.

  • Fee training: Microsoft Office 365 for IT Professionals

    "Microsoft Office 365 for IT Professionals" is specially tailored for technologists looking for real-world proof of how cloud-based Office 365 enables organizations to solve more problems from more places. Microsoft Office 365 brings together cloud versions of our most trusted email, communication and collaboration software – Exchange Online, SharePoint Online and Lync Online – with the Office Professional Plus desktop suite.

    The HD-quality video recordings of the entire course on TechNet Edge: “Microsoft Office 365 for IT Professionals” Jump Start

    If you’re interested in one specific topic, we’ve included links to each module as well.
    • Office 365 Jump Start (01): Microsoft Office 365 Overview for IT Pros
    • Office 365 Jump Start (02): Deploying Clients for Office 365
    • Office 365 Jump Start (03): Microsoft Office 365 Administration & Automation Using Windows PowerShell™
    • Office 365 Jump Start (04): Microsoft Office 365 Identity and Access Solutions
    • Office 365 Jump Start (05): Microsoft Office 365 Directory Synchronization
    • Office 365 Jump Start (06): Exchange Online Overview for IT Pros
    • Office 365 Jump Start (07): Microsoft Exchange Online Administration
    • Office 365 Jump Start (08): Microsoft Staged Exchange Online Migration
    • Office 365 Jump Start (09): Hybrid Options with Exchange Server & Exchange Online
    • Office 365 Jump Start (10): Exchange Online Archiving & Compliance
    • Office 365 Jump Start (11): Lync Online Overview & Configuration for IT Pros
    • Office 365 Jump Start (12): SharePoint Online Overview
    • Office 365 Jump Start (13): SharePoint Online Administration
    • Office 365 Jump Start (14): SharePoint Online Extensibility & Customization
    • Office 365 Jump Start (15): Office 365 Deployment Overview
    • Link to course materials on Born to Learn

    Source: http://borntolearn.mslearn.net/btl/b/weblog/default.aspx

  • Get skilled up on Microsoft’s Cloud technologies at your own pace and at no cost with Microsoft Virtual Academy


    Looking for a simple, effective way to get the skills and training you needed to take advantage of the opportunity Cloud computing offers IT professionals?

    The Microsoft Virtual Academy offers no-cost, easy-access training for IT professionals who want to get ahead in cloud computing. MVA guides you through the latest cloud computing technologies and tools. By selecting the courses that match your needs, you can get up to speed quickly without wasting time on areas you are not interested in.

    MVA modules include:

    • Introduction to SCVMM, Architecture & setup
    • Creating VMs, Template & Resources in VMM
    • Managing Windows Azure
    • SQL Azure Security
    • Identity & Access
    • Data security and cryptography

    Register now for free

  • Try before you buy with the TechNet Virtual labs


    The TechNet Virtual Labs will enable you to quickly evaluate and test our products and technologies through a series of guided, hands-on labs that you can complete in 90 minutes or less.
    There is no complex setup or installation required, and you can use TechNet Virtual Labs online immediately, free.

    What labs are available today?

    SQL Server
    Visualizing Data with Maps in SQL Server 2008 R2 Reporting Services
    Install a clustered instance of SQL Server 2008 R2 on Windows Server 2008 R2 Failover Cluster

    SharePoint and Office

    SharePoint2010 IT Pro Overview
    Upgrade from Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007to SharePoint Server 2010
    Lap around Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 Enterprise Content Management

    Infrastructure assessment for Office 2010 migration planning with the Microsoft Assessment and Planning (MAP) Toolkit
    Virtualizing Microsoft Office 2010 with Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V)

    Windows 7 deployment
    Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack: Application Virtualization, Sequencing Lab
    Streamline planning for Windows 7deployment with the Microsoft Assessment and Planning(MAP) Toolkit
    Getting Started with Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2010
    Zero Touch Installation Using Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2010 and Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager
    Windows 7: Microsoft Application Compatibility Toolkit 5.6

    Windows Server 2008 R2
    What's New in Active Directory (V3.0)
    Windows Server 2008 R2: Implementing BranchCache
    Implementing Centralized Publishing using Remote Desktop Services (V3.0)
    Windows Server 2008 R2: Implementing DirectAccess

    System Center
    Introduction to Opalis
    Monitoring Microsoft Exchange Server 2007, SQL Server 2008, and Windows Server 2008 with Microsoft System Center Operations Manager 2007

    The labs can be found on http://technet.microsoft.com/nl-be/gg636841 or http://technet.microsoft.com/fr-be/gg636841

  • Small Business Server 2011 Licensing learning video’s

    In this video' series you will learn more about licensing in SBS2011 and we will be covering:

    • License Assignment & Usage Rights
    • CALS & Access Rights
    • Virtualization Scenarios
    • Upgrades & Downgrades


    License Assignment & Usage Rights

    A brief overview of license assignment and use rights for Windows SBS 2011, including Essentials, Standard, and the Premium Add-on.

    CALS & Access Rights

    A brief overview of client access licenses (CALs) and access rights for Windows SBS 2011, including Essentials, Standard, and the Premium Add-on.


    Virtualization Scenarios

    A brief overview of license-supported virtualization scenarios for Windows SBS 2011, including Essentials, Standard, and the Premium Add-on.

    Upgrades and Downgrades

    A brief overview of upgrade and downgrade rights for Windows SBS 2011, including Essentials, Standard, and the Premium Add-on.

  • TechNet event “Best of MMS” get an overview off all upcoming System Center products

    Microsoft Management Summit Belgium

    Best of MMS 2011 (June 15th) will provide the best possible opportunity to learn about the latest IT Management products, solutions and technologies from Microsoft and how to apply them in your organization. With a number of significant management product releases and announcements planned from Microsoft in the coming year, including some early Beta releases, this is an opportunity you won't want to miss!


    Track 1

    Track 2

    09:00 – 09:30

    Welcome and Registration

    Welcome and Registration

    09:30 – 09:40



    09:40 – 10:40

    Introduction to Opalis and a Sneak Peek at System Center Orchestrator

    SCDPM: DPM 2012: What goodies are coming

    10:40 – 11:40

    System Center Configuration Manager 2012

    System Center Service Manager 2012 overview

    11:40 – 12:30



    12.30 – 13.30

    Configuration Manager 2012 - Deployment and Infrastructure Technical Overview

    Managing your Fabric with System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012

    13.30 – 14.30

    AVIcode: Overview of Application Monitoring That You Can Do Today

    Managing your Fabric with System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012

    14.30 – 15.00



    15.00 – 16.00

    Operations Manager 2012: Overview, Setup and Configuration

    Windows Intune: PC Management with Cloud Services

    16.00 – 17.00

    Technical Overview of System Center Advisor ("Atlanta")

    17.00 -




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