TechEd North America 2012 happens next week in Orlando, Florida. This year, there are several Exchange break-out sessions and hands-on labs for IT pros and developers, including sessions on Exchange 2010 high availability, virtualization, retention and archiving, load balancing, connecting with SharePoint, and more!

Monday, June 11, 2012
1:15 PM-2:30 PM EXL304 - An Inside View of Microsoft Exchange 2010 SP2 Jeff Mealiffe
EXL318 - Lync Deep Dive: Dial Plans and Voice Management Deep Dive Bryan Nyce & Javed Tufail
3:00 PM-4:15 PM EXL305 - Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 SP2 Tips & Tricks (repeats on 6/13 at 3:15pm) Scott Schnoll
EXL412 - Lync Deep Dive: Edge Media Connectivity with ICE Bryan Nyce & Javed Tufail
Tuesday, June 12, 2012
10:15 AM-11:30 AM EXL302 - Exchange Simple Migration Gets a Makeover Ram Poornalingam
EXL310 - Lync 2010: Unlocking Your CORE CAL with Lync Marc Perez
1:30 PM-2:45 PM EXL301 - Archiving in the Cloud with Exchange Online Archiving (EOA) Bharat Suneja
EXL317 - Lync and the Enterprise Network Bryan Nyce
3:15 PM-4:30 PM EXL201 - Understanding Microsoft Forefront Online Protection for Exchange Robert Gillies
5:00 PM-6:15 PM EXL319 - Lync 2010: Planning Voice Features Subbu Chandrasekaran
Wednesday June 13, 2012
8:30 AM-9:45 AM EXL306 - Best Practices for Virtualizing Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Jeff Mealiffe
10:15 AM-11:30 AM EXL401 - Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 High Availability Deep Dive Scott Schnoll
1:30 PM-2:45 PM EXL307 - Using a Load Balancer in Your Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Environment Jaap Wesselius
EXL411 - Best Practices in Securing Your Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Edge Servers Rui Maximo
3:15 PM-4:30 PM EXL305-R - Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 SP2 Tips & Tricks (repeated from 6/11 at 3pm) Scott Schnoll
Thursday June 14, 2012
8:30 AM-9:45 AM EXL203 - How to Tell Your Manager You Need Quotas on Your Mailboxes Bhargav Shukla
EXL315 - Microsoft Lync 2010: Planning for Conferencing Deployments Paul Brombley
10:15 AM-11:30 AM EXL308 - Real World High Availability and Site Resilient Design Robert Gillies
EXL311 - Microsoft Lync 2010: Server and Client Virtualization Campbell Gunn & Tarek Radi
1:00 PM-2:15 PM EXL202 - Getting Microsoft Exchange and SharePoint to Play Together J. Peter Bruzzese
EXL316 - Microsoft Lync 2010: Availability, Resiliency, and Recovery Paul Brombley
2:45 PM-4:00 PM EXL410 - Lync 2010: Planning Voice Deployments Subbu Chandrasekaran
4:30 PM-5:45 PM EXL303 - Configuring Hybrid Exchange the Easy Way Neil Axelrod
EXL312 - Forget about IT: How about Lync Inside Business Applications? Albert Kooiman

You can use the Schedule Builder on the TechEd web site to select the sessions you want to attend and sync session info with your Outlook calendar (and have the info handy on your mobile device). For more info, head over to the TechEd North America 2012 web site.

If you’re attending, swing by the Exchange/Unified Communications booths to meet Exchange team folks. We’d love to hear from you and answer your Exchange-related questions. See you in Orlando!

Fifth Annual UC Roundtable

The TechEd UC Roundtable event is an independent, UC-related event

This is a great opportunity to meet and greet the Exchange MCMs, MVPs and the Microsoft Exchange Product Group at Microsoft TechEd North America 2012 in Orlando. Appetizers and drinks will be served, compliments of our friends at F5. Bring your Exchange and Lync questions for a fun evening of discussions around both products. MCM Program Manager David Bjurman-Birr will be there to answer questions about the MCM:Exchange program, as well.

To attend the 5th Annual UC Roundtable, June 13th, 6:00PM – 8:00PM EDT, please register directly using the link below. Prior to registering for the event using the Event Direct Link provided below, you will be prompted to sign in or create a new user account (user profile of your name, address, phone, email, etc.) if you do not already have one.

Event Direct Link - Registration required

Instructions to create a User Account and Register for the Event:

  1. After clicking Event Direct Link provided above, click “External Candidate” or “Microsoft Employee”
  2. Complete all requested information, and select “Submit”
  3. Click “Register” button to complete your registration for the event.

For assistance with registration, please contact advcert@microsoft.com.

We look forward to seeing you Wednesday, June 13th in Orlando!

Exchange Team