TechNet UNPLUGGED sessions in August focusing on what the Cloud means to you as an IT Manager or IT Professional. The cloud has been called the next logical step in business computing—but there is still a lot of confusion about what it really means. Microsoft cloud services offers a new model for business computing. You choose the amount of service you want, whether it's IaaS, PaaS, or SaaS, Start small in the cloud, or collaborate with us or our Partners for complete hybrid solutions, with unparalleled service and support.

Session 1: Introduction to Microsoft Cloud offerings

Come along for an overview of Microsoft cloud offerings including: Exchange Online, SharePoint Online, Office Communications Online, Office Live Meeting, and Windows Intune-PC Management with Cloud Services and Windows 7. We will also dig a little deeper into the Data Centre technology behind them as well as the capabilities they offer both now and in the future. There will also be plenty of opportunity for you to ask questions about the who, what and why of Microsoft’s massive investment into the extension of our products and solutions into the cloud.

Session 2: What Does the Cloud Mean for the IT Professional?

Do cloud services make the IT pro obsolete? Join us in this informative session to discuss the role of IT pros with regard to Windows Azure. Discover what’s changed and what hasn’t for the IT professional including how to manage services in the new cloud environment and what tools are available to help manage the application lifecycle.

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