Learn how to build server systems pre-loaded with Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2003 to small business customers. Microsoft-based tools for System Builders help automate many of the repetitive tasks associated to building servers, laptops, and desktops.
Find out more about the Microsoft Small Business Specialist Community (SBSC), a newly created program designed for technology partners who focus on small business customers. Benefits of SBSC membership include use of the Small Business Specialist logo, increased visibility on Microsoft technology partner directories, and access to specialized training and readiness opportunities that can help you grow your business.

At the end of this workshop you will:
-Know how to install Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2003 using the OEM Pre-installation Kit (OPK).
-Have a strong familiarity with configuration process, key features and benefits of SBS.
-Gain access to pre-installation tools that you can leverage in your daily business.
-Understand OEM Licensing, and where to find more information.
-Understand the steps to join the Small Business Specialist Community.

When attending this event, you will receive a copy of Harry Brelsford's SMB Series: Microsoft® Small Business Specialist Primer & 70-282 Exam Preparation Guide (estimated retail value of $49.99).

When & Where:
March 7, 2006 - 1:00pm - 6:00pm
Richmond Hill, ON
Sheraton Parkway Toronto North, 600 Highway 7 East
Room: Grand York BC

Target Audience:
This course is intended for IT professionals and technical decision makers within organizations that build hardware systems and are interested to learn more about building, selling and servicing server systems.

Pre-requisites:
Attendees will get the most out of this workshop if they have the following prerequisites:
-Previous experience installing and configuring Microsoft® Windows® XP Professional operating system
-Familiarity or previous experience with Windows Small Business Server 2003 is an asset but not mandatory

Session Agenda:
- Module 1: Learn about the OEM Preinstallation Kit (OPK) for Windows Small Business Server 2003
- Module 2: Learn about how to install the OPK on a technician machine, customizing the OPK for multiple-configuration installation
- Module 3: Learn about Windows PE and how to use it, as well as how to build customized versions of Windows PE to support additional hardware platforms
- Module 4: Learn about the OEM licensing program and get some answers to the most commonly asked questions. Learn about the Small Business Specialist Community program and how it can help your business grow

Cost: $25.00 + applicable taxes

Questions?
Please forward your questions to cdnplc@microsoft.com

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