Overview - The Microsoft Office 365 Technical Ignite Training is a workshop for selected partners who are proactively looking to stay ahead of the market by learning about the future capabilities of Office 365. During the 3 days of training, topics ranging from onboarding, deployment, management, migration and security will be covered through presentations and hands-on labs that focus on the Office 365 Platform, Exchange Online, Lync Online and SharePoint Online.


Target Audience - This content is targeted at IT Professionals however, it may also applicable technical pre-sales roles.


Partner Action

·         Use the link below to register for this event at one of the listed locations

·         Due to space limitations of the event, we ask that partners limit their attendees to up to two participants per company to allow the maximum number of partners to participate

·         Space is extremely limited and the event is expected to sell out, so register early to secure your spot

Important -  Each student must bring their own laptop computer to the training- Equipment for student access to the lab exercises is NOT provided.



·         Windows XP SP3 with RPC over HTTP update or later

·         Network Card – with 10/100 or better wired network adapter enabled

·         Memory Requirement – minimum of 1GB RAM

·         .NET Framework 3.5 SP1

·         15 MB free hard drive space

·         Sufficient permissions to install applications

·         Internet Explorer 8 is required for Windows XP

·         Internet Explorer 7 or above for Windows Vista SP1 and Windows 7


·         Microsoft Office 2010; including PowerPoint and OneNote

·         Adobe Acrobat Reader


·         External monitors will not be provided. Your computer screen size should be large enough for you to work comfortably with the hosted connection to the virtual environment

·         The application is in US English and only supports US English Language keyboards


Ø  Atlanta, GA                  May 10-12, 2011

Ø  Dallas, TX                    May 10-12, 2011

Ø  New York, NY              May 24-26, 2011

Ø  Denver, CO                 May 24-26, 2011

Ø  Chicago, IL                  June 7-9, 2011

Ø  Los Angeles, CA          June 7-9, 2011

Ø  San Francisco, CA        June 14-16, 2011

Ø  Minneapolis, MN        June 14-16, 2011       

Ø  Boston, MA                 June 21-23, 2011

Ø  Washington, D.C.        June 21-23, 2011


Link to Registration – Microsoft Office 365 Technical Ignite Training


Cost - $299.00


Day 1: 

Introduction - Overview

What’s New in Microsoft Office 365 (include demo)

Deploying Clients for Office 365

Microsoft Office 365Administration and Automation Using Windows PowerShell


Microsoft Office 365 Identity  and Access Solutions

Lab 1: Standard Identity – Installing and Configuring Active Directory Federated Services

Lab 2: Federated Identity – Configuring Active Directory Federation Services and Verifying Federation

Microsoft Office 365 Directory Synchronization

Day 2: 

Lab 3: Installing and Configuring Active Directory Synchronization

Microsoft Office 365 Platform: Security and Compliance

What’s New in Exchange Online


Exchange Online Administration

Exchange Online: Simple Migration Options

Lab 4: Exchange Online Simple Coexistence

Rich Coexistence with Exchange Server

Day 3: 

Lab 5: Exchange Online Rich Coexistence

What's New in Lync Online

Lync Online Conferencing Deep Dive


What’s New in SharePoint Online

SharePoint Online: Administration Center or SharePoint Online: Extensibility and Customization (Depends on Audience)

Plan, Prepare, and Migrate: Deploying the Microsoft Office 365 Suite

Transitioning to Microsoft Office 365


Good Selling,

Scott Akin- Regional Enablement Director