Online Windows Small Business Server 2008 Training Webcasts

Online Windows Small Business Server 2008 Training Webcasts

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Some great, free SBS2008 webcasts coming soon, a series of 8!

 

WES02PAL:  Windows SBS 2008 Core Technical Training, Part 1 of 8: Introduction

Presented by David Fabritius, Nicholas King and Michael Toot

Thursday, August 21, 2008

10:00-11:00am Pacific Time (US & Canada) (GMT-07:00)

PLC Registration Link

Live Meeting Link

Level:  300

Partner Type:  CPLS, Microsoft Employee, Regional Solution Partner, System Builder, Value Added Reseller, Value Added Provider

Partner Role:   Exec/Owner, Implementer

Join us to get an overview of Windows Small Business Server (SBS) 2008, an integrated server solution that is part of the Windows Essential Server Solutions family.  Designed and priced for small businesses, it integrates enterprise-class technologies at an affordable price, offering the capabilities small businesses want at a 35-45% lower cost than purchasing standalone technologies.  Windows SBS 2008 offers a more secure, reliable platform that’s built on proven practices, and built to grow along with the company.  Full versions of component technologies, streamlined installation, centralized management, and remote access capabilities help customers increase their business capacity at a cost-effective and manageable pace, while the Premium Edition also provides advanced support for line-of-business applications.

WES03PAL:  Windows SBS 2008 Core Technical Training, Part 2 of 8: Planning & Installation

Presented by Nicholas King, David Fabritius and Michael Toot

Thursday, August 21, 2008

12:00-1:00pm Pacific Time (US & Canada) (GMT-07:00)

PLC Registration Link

Live Meeting Link

Level:  300

Partner Type:  CPLS, Microsoft Employee, Regional Solution Partner, System Builder, Value Added Reseller, Value Added Provider

Partner Role:   Exec/Owner, Implementer

Getting the right start is important, and the setup process for Windows SBS 2008 has been specifically designed for SMB partners and customers to ensure a successful deployment.  Compared to planning, designing, installing, integrating, and configuring all the component technologies that are included according to best practices, the cost of deploying SBS is dramatically lower!  Even compared to previous versions of SBS, the setup process has been improved, streamlined, and reduced to just a few screens.  This webcast will cover the things you need to know to successfully prepare for and install Windows SBS 2008, including supported topologies, the minimum and recommended hardware and client OS requirements, what customer information will be needed during the install, and how to use the new Answer File Generator tool to help streamline deployments.  You will also learn how to address some common installation issues.

WES04PAL:  Windows SBS 2008 Core Technical Training, Part 3 of 8: Migration

Presented by David Fabritius, Nicholas King and Michael Toot

Friday, August 22, 2008

10:00-11:00am Pacific Time (US & Canada) (GMT-07:00)

PLC Registration Link

Live Meeting Link

Level:  300

Partner Type:  CPLS, Microsoft Employee, Regional Solution Partner, System Builder, Value Added Reseller, Value Added Provider

Partner Role:   Exec/Owner, Implementer

When upgrading an existing Windows server environment, having a simple yet comprehensive migration strategy is essential.  In this webcast, we will discuss migrating from Windows Small Business Server 2003 to SBS 2008.  We will cover what you need to do to prepare the network for migration, how to automate the installation phase, and finally how to perform the actual migration.  You’ll learn about:

∙ the tasks you need to perform on the existing server;

∙ running the Migration Preparation Tool;

∙ how the Answer File Generator tool is used to initiate setup for a migration scenario;

∙ what settings and data are migrated;

∙ considerations for migrating line-of-business applications; and

∙ the answers to many of the questions that arise as part of a migration project.

Note:  For additional information and resources relating to Windows SBS 2008 migration, please visit http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc527593.aspx.

WES05PAL:  Academy Live - Windows SBS 2008 Core Technical Training, Part 4 of 8: Management, Health, & Security

Presented by   Michael Toot, Nicholas King and David Fabritius

Friday, August 22, 2008

12:00-1:00pm Pacific Time (US & Canada) (GMT-07:00)

PLC Registration Link

Live Meeting Link

Level:  300

Partner Type:  CPLS, Microsoft Employee, Regional Solution Partner, System Builder, Value Added Reseller, Value Added Provider

Partner Role:   Exec/Owner, Implementer

A fundamental strength of Windows SBS 2008 is the ease of administration provided by the completely redesigned, task-oriented management console.  In this webcast, you will learn about the full range of functionality provided through the completely redesigned Windows SBS 2008 management console, which was created not only to simplify administration of the environment, but also to prevent common configuration mistakes and reduce the maintenance costs of managing a server environment.  Topics include how to:
∙ add users and groups;
∙ create user roles;
∙ manage server storage;
∙ configure backup and perform restores;
∙ monitor the health of the environment and create health reports;
∙ monitor and manage security;
∙ and more!

WES06PAL:  Academy Live - Windows SBS 2008 Core Technical Training, Part 5 of 8: Messaging & Collaboration Management

Presented by David Fabritius, Nicholas King and Michael Toot

Monday, August 25, 2008

10:00-11:00am Pacific Time (US & Canada) (GMT-07:00)

PLC Registration Link

Live Meeting Link

Level:  300

Partner Type:  CPLS, Microsoft Employee, Regional Solution Partner, System Builder, Value Added Reseller, Value Added Provider

Partner Role:   Exec/Owner, Implementer

For many companies, e-mail has become the primary method for communicating with customers, prospects, partners, and just about everyone with whom they do business.   Windows SBS 2008 includes the enterprise-class messaging features even small businesses require, such as remote access to e-mail via Outlook Web Access and support for Windows Mobile devices.  In addition, more and more businesses are discovering the benefits of using collaboration technologies to increase their productivity.  In this webcast, you will learn how Exchange Server 2007 and Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 have been integrated into the Windows SBS 2008 environment, as well as how to manage and monitor these services.

WES07PAL:  Windows SBS 2008 Core Technical Training, Part 6 of 8: Remote Access & Computer Management

Presented by  Nicholas King, David Fabritius and Michael Toot

Monday, August 25, 2008

12:00-1:00pm Pacific Time (US & Canada) (GMT-07:00)

PLC Registration Link

Live Meeting Link

Level:  300

Partner Type:  CPLS, Microsoft Employee, Regional Solution Partner, System Builder, Value Added Reseller, Value Added Provider

Partner Role:   Exec/Owner, Implementer

One of the most popular features in previous versions of Windows SBS is the Remote Web Workplace, a secure web portal that customers can use to check their e-mail, connect to their desktops at work, view the company’s intranet site, and even remotely manage the SBS server.  And for those users who require remote functionality that’s not provided by RWW, Windows SBS 2008 makes it easy to configure VPN support as well.
In this webcast, you will learn how to manage these remote services, as well as the third-party and self-issued certificates required to establish secure connections.  In addition, we’ll cover how to deploy and manage client computers in the Windows SBS 2008 environment, and other devices including printers and shared faxes.

WES08PAL:  Windows SBS 2008 Core Technical Training, Part 7 of 8: LOB Support & Troubleshooting

Presented by Michael Toot, David Fabritius and Nicholas King

Tuesday, August 26, 2008

10:00-11:00am Pacific Time (US & Canada) (GMT-07:00)

PLC Registration Link

Live Meeting Link

Level:  300

Partner Type:  CPLS, Microsoft Employee, Regional Solution Partner, System Builder, Value Added Reseller, Value Added Provider

Partner Role:   Exec/Owner, Implementer

Windows SBS 2008 Premium makes huge strides forward in the support of line-of-business (LOB) applications by including a second copy of Windows Server 2008 Standard and SQL Server 2008 Standard, enabling customers to run their LOB applications on a second physical server for enhanced performance, scalability, and compatibility.  In this webcast, you’ll learn about what’s included in Windows SBS 2008 Premium Edition and the different configurations supported.  We will also cover implementing additional servers in the Windows SBS 2008 environment—yes, you CAN have multiple servers in an SBS environment!  And finally, we’ll explore advanced administration topics and troubleshooting tools.

WES09PAL:  Windows SBS 2008 Core Technical Training, Part 8 of 8: Virtualization

Presented by  Nicholas King, David Fabritius and Michael Toot

Tuesday, August 26, 2008

12:00-1:00pm Pacific Time (US & Canada) (GMT-07:00)

PLC Registration Link

Live Meeting Link

Level:  300

Partner Type:  CPLS, Microsoft Employee, Regional Solution Partner, System Builder, Value Added Reseller, Value Added Provider

Partner Role:   Exec/Owner, Implementer

Virtualization is one of the hottest trends around, and everybody wants to learn more about it!  Are you wondering when and why small businesses might care about virtualization? In this webcast, we explore virtualization for small businesses and how it relates to Windows SBS 2008.  Several different configuration scenarios will be explored, for both the Standard and Premium Editions of Windows SBS 2008, and what options the different editions provide.  We’ll also take a look at the implications for product licensing and deployment considerations when Windows SBS 2008 is virtualized.

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