imageBased on partner requests for more deep technical information about Windows Server 2012, we are offering an 8-part webcast series that will help you become more technically savvy. Join Microsoft Partner Technology Advisor, Bryan Von Axelson, for discussions about the new features and enhancements in Windows Server 2012 around the topics below.


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Server Manageability (on demand)

  • Server Manager
  • Windows PowerShell 3.0
  • Network address management services

Server Virtualization (on demand) 

  • Hyper-Vimage
  • Server scalability and performance
  • Connectivity to cloud services
  • Benefits

Competing with VMWare (on demand)

  • Scalability, performance, and density
  • Secure multitenancy
  • Flexible infrastructure
  • High availability and resiliency

Networking (on demand)

  • Connecting users easily to IT resources
  • New features and enhancements
  • Benefits
  • Managing private clouds efficiently
  • Linking private clouds with public cloud services

Identity and Access (on demand)

  • Manage and protect data access
  • Changing landscape of identify and security
  • Active directory domain services
  • Dynamic access control

Storage (on demand)

  • Efficiently use limited storage
  • Improvements and capabilities
  • Reduce planned maintenance downtime
  • Respond to data corruption dynamically and transparently, without disrupting user applications
  • Increase efficiency and lower IT costs

Web Application Platform (on demand)

  • How Windows Server 2012 cloud optimizes your IT
  • Cross-premises application platform
  • Development ease and flexibility
  • Scalable and elastic web platform

April 23 – Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (on demand)

  • Efficient management using QuickDeploy
  • Best value for virtual desktops using Fairshare
  • How RemoteFX provides superior user experience and support


More training resources for Windows Server 2012

Windows Server 2012 learning path

Windows Server on TechNet

Windows Server certification

Windows Server blog