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It's getting close. The launch of Windows Vista and the 2007 Microsoft Office System is almost here. This time around the entire IT Pro team at Microsoft Canada will be going out across the country for the 2007 Microsoft Office System and Windows Vista Business Value Launch Tour to show you how to deploy, secure, manage, and generally work with Windows Vista, Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007, Exchange 2007 and more. Don't miss what promises to be the biggest launch tour ever!!
The day will start with a keynote and then be followed by a number of tracks, with IT Pro being a key component. The IT Pro track will include the following sessions:
Session 1 - Optimizing Deployments of Windows Vista and the Microsoft Office systemLearn how the Microsoft Business Desktop Deployment accelerator can be used to help streamline the deployment process. See how to take a Windows® XP desktop with Microsoft Office 2003 Edition and upgrade it to Windows Vista and the 2007 Microsoft Office system and then take that process and duplicate it on other desktops in your organization. Find out how to create and modify a reference desktop image and then use Windows Deployment Services to deploy it on a variety of hardware.
Session 2 -Implementation and Management of Exchange Server 2007Email in many organizations is the most mission critical application. Learn how Exchange Server 2007 allows you to provide better performance and enhanced reliability of your email infrastructure out-of-the-box with 64-bit support, the new server roles, and easier management and administration. Discover the ins and outs of upgrading to Exchange Server 2007 from previous versions.
Session 3 - Collaboration and Search with the 2007 Microsoft Office systemIn today's world of work being able to find information you need quickly and being able to share information with others are critical factors in productivity and success. Learn how to enable Windows Vista and the 2007 Microsoft Office system to facilitate easier collaboration while at the same time allowing users to take advantage of familiar client tools like Microsoft® Office Word and Microsoft® Offce Excel® 2007 spreadsheet software. Discover how to configure Microsoft® Office Sharepoint® Server 2007 and Windows Vista can make finding what you need easier no matter where the information is located.
Session 4 -Helping to Secure your Infrastructure and Intellectual PropertyHow do you ensure that outside threats don't penetrate your defences and at the same time ensure that confidential information doesn't leave your organization? See how Windows Vista, Windows® Internet Explorer ® 7, Exchange Server 2007, Microsoft® Forefront™ Security Suite, and Digital Rights Management in the 2007 Microsoft Office system can be used to help counter a wide variety of threats including viruses, Trojans, malware and the co-worker next to you.
Session 5 - Extending Productivity to the Mobile WorkerToday's information workers often travel or work outside the office using notebook computers and mobile devices. Ensuring secure access to corporate resources while protecting the tools used by these individuals is the mission of the IT Pro. Learn how to configure Windows Vista, Exchange Server 2007, and the 2007 Microsoft Office system to enable mobile workers access to corporate assets both inside and outside the organization.
You can get more information on the 2007 Office System and Windows Vista Business Value Lauch Tour and register by going to the tour web page.
In case you haven't already heard, the registration for the Office and Vista launch events across Canada