Register today for this one and a half day, demo-rich Jump Start aimed at helping IT Pros administer Microsoft Office 365 for small and medium businesses. Stephen Hall, CEO at District Computers, LLC and Chris Oakman, Chief Infrastructure Officer at Eastridge Technology are back with a new and updated version of their popular MVA course covering Microsoft Office 365.

Register for this Jump Start on the Microsoft Virtual Academy website

Course Outline

01 | Overview, Infrastructure & Partner Opportunity

02 | Office 365 User Management

03 | Office 365 Single Sign-On, DirSync & ADFS

04 | Lync Online

05 | SharePoint Online

06 | Exchange Online

07 | Exchange Online Deployment & Migration

08 | Exchange Online Protection, Archiving & Compliance

Instructor Team

Chris Oakman | Chief Infrastructure Officer | @ceoakmanii

Chris has focused on the technology needs of small businesses for more than 18 years and has guided over 300 clients to success with Microsoft products and infrastructure. In 1998, Chris started Simple Network Solutions (SNS), a Microsoft partner focused on enabling small businesses via Microsoft Small Business Server and related Microsoft solutions. As Microsoft public cloud solutions emerged and Office 365 matured, Chris decided early to shift his business and guide his customers to the cloud. Recognizing the importance of application development and SharePoint expertise in Office 365, Chris forged a partnership with Eastridge Technology and the two companies merged in late 2011. Eastridge Technology is a Cloud Champions Club member with one Gold Competency, six Silver Competencies, and over 100 active customers leveraging Microsoft public cloud solutions.

Stephen Hall | CEO | District Computers, LLC | @dccomputerco

Steve’s passion is providing affordable technology solutions to small businesses that would enable those businesses to compete with the giants of their industries. His organization has been doing just that for over 12 years with great success leveraging Microsoft public cloud solutions. services. Steve is a Worldwide Microsoft SMB Partner Area Lead, sits on the Microsoft US Small Business Specialist Community Partner Advisory Council (SBSC PAC), is on the United States Board of the International Association of Microsoft Channel Partners (IAMCP), is the president of the IAMCP DC Chapter, and is part of the Microsoft Infrastructure Partner Advisory Board (iPAB). As one of the “partner faces” of Microsoft, Steve has been featured in the Windows Intune World Wide Launch Videos, as guest presenter at the Microsoft Management Summit 2011 Conference, as a featured speaker, evangelist and active partner at Microsoft’s Worldwide Partner Conference 2010 (WPC), and as a keynote speaker at Microsoft Global Exchange 2010 (MGX) speaking about small businesses and cloud.