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  • Free Friday: Understanding Windows Desktop Licensing

    It’s exciting to write to you on Free Fridays because we often get to tell you not just about a free course but also about free stuff you could win by taking it. This week’s pick is Understanding Windows Desktop Licensing , a course designed to ensure...
  • Virtualization Becomes a Competency

    For all of you who currently offer a desktop or server virtualization solution or who are considering it, you’ll be happy to know that the Microsoft Partner Program has slated June 26 th for a Virtualization Solutions competency launch . This competency...
  • Windows Server 2008 in the Learning Curve!

    As if I haven’t raved enough about Windows 7 RC, here’s yet another reason to love it: the new Windows 7 is an ideal complement to the Windows Server 2008 R2 release candidate. Download the Windows Server 2008 R2 RC , and see firsthand how these technologies...
  • Free Friday: A Day in the Life of Securing SBS 2008

    Our friend and Small Business Server MVP Susan Bradley is hosting this seminar to help you increase your skills around securing SBS 2008. She’ll walk through some of the resources and tools she uses frequently to keep small businesses safe. Here are the...
  • Learn stuff, win stuff!

    You’ve most likely seen promotions through our multiple communications – The Learning Curve , this blog, our RSS feed , etc. If you’re ever curious to see the full lineup of our current contests and sweepstakes add this page to your bookmarks. We constantly...
  • Associate – Trust Us!

    Did you know that if you or your coworkers haven’t associated your email addresses to your organization’s Microsoft Partner Program membership, you’re missing out on tons of free resources and benefits ? You can view a comprehensive list of those items...
  • Windows 7: Let’s Get Technical

    We’ve been talking about Windows 7 for the past couple weeks, but this is the first opportunity we’ve had for you to really dig deep into the technical side of things – check out this Windows 7 partner technical training for small and medium sized businesses...
  • Partner Stimulus

    The economy, the economy, the economy…We’ve all heard it and lived it for the past several months, but here’s some great news for you - Our Voices for Innovation team has put together these webcasts to help you understand what’s happening with economic...
  • For the Highly Mobile

    Here are two new courses that will help you provide a service to your highly-mobile employees and customers. You’ll learn how to give them access to email, contact lists, calendars and documents stored on the company website by deploying Windows Mobile...
  • Free Friday: Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Partnercast Sweepstakes

    Here are some great SQL Server Partnercasts featuring product experts with up-to-the-minute discussions around functionality, new and improved feature sets and leveraging opportunities. Ready to hear how easy it’s going to be for you to qualify for the...
  • Let Microsoft Online Services make you a Rock Star!

    There are just two more chances to catch the Microsoft Online Services Web seminar that gives an overview and discusses partner opportunities within this software subscription service. Catch it May 20 th or June 17 th by registering ahead of time. And...
  • Just for you, Dynamics partners!

    For all you Dynamics partners out there, have you heard about the Exam Cram sweepstakes going on? Here’s the gist of it – we want to help you achieve the certification requirements for your organization so we’ve got a couple of promotions waiting for...
  • Training & Case Study on Virtualization

      One of our teammates thought you’d like to know about this new course from Core Infrastructure Optimization University called Integrated Virtualization . It’s a one-hour Web seminar that will help you to identify opportunities, engage customers...
  • Free Friday: Training to help you manage your projects

    Free Friday: Training to help you manage your projects The last time we featured project management courses in The Learning Curve, it was a hot topic for our Gold partners. Our Project Management 101 series is valuable training for anyone who is currently...
  • Have you registered for WPC?

    If you haven’t already registered for the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference , you still have time! If New Orleans food isn’t enough reason to attend, we thought we would share some of the things we’re most looking forward to at WPC: 1. Meeting partners...
  • Microsoft LicenseWise: Simplifying customer quote creation

    Today the Microsoft Gear Up LicenseWise tool is transitioning to the worldwide version of Microsoft LicenseWise for Volume Licensing. Check it out! LicenseWise makes your life as a partner easier – there are tools to help you create customer quotes, find...
  • Get training tips and reminders via RSS

    If you receive The Learning Curve, you’re probably aware that we’ve launched a new Training & Events RSS Feed . Woo hoo! We’re really excited about the feed because it’s a quick and easy way to stay up-to-date on upcoming events, new promotions and...
  • More Windows 7 Partnercasts!

    How are you doing on your Windows 7 training? We hope the quick Partnercasts are making it easy to squeeze in a little training time. If you want more of these, brief, targeted trainings, here is the link to all available Windows 7 Partnercasts . We have...
  • Windows 7: Download the RC and get ramped up

    We’re sure you’ve heard the buzz – Windows 7 RC is now available for download. Ready to get familiar with this new operating system? Below are brief, hand-picked trainings from the Partner Learning Team to help you ramp up. Let us know how you like them...