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Featured training


Licensing Solution Provider weekly webcast series
September 16: Licensing Solution Provider Weekly Webcast
Employees at Licensing Solution Provider (LSP) partner companies in the United States are invited to attend a weekly Microsoft webcast hosted by the US Partner Team. This week’s focus is on end of support for Windows Server 2003, which will occur in July 2015.

SAP on Azure webcasts
September 17: SAP on Azure Deployment Scenarios
Build your SAP on Azure practice with these technical and sales webcasts scheduled throughout September.

US Azure Partner Community - September 2014
September 18: Azure Partner Community Call – Focus on EMS
The US Partner Team has established a partner community for Microsoft Azure, with activities that include blog posts, discussions on Yammer, community calls, and an email newsletter. This month’s Azure focus is on Enterprise Mobility Suite, or EMS, and the latest post covers mobile device management.

September 15–19

Date

Location

Event

Focus

September 18 Webcast Performance Tuning in SharePoint 2013 Collaboration and Content deployment
September 18 Interactive webcast Azure Partner Community Call Business, sales, and technical
September 18 Webcast What’s New in Visual Studio Online (Cloud) Developers

September 18

Overland Park, KS

SMB Live: Azure Essentials Unlocked

Azure

September 19

Overland Park, KS

SMB Live: Turbocharge Your Office 365 Business

Office 365

September 19 Webcast Application Patterns and Development Strategies for SQL Server in Azure Virtual Machines Deployment –Business Intelligence
September 19 Webcast Publishing SharePoint 2013 with Windows Server 2012 Web Application Proxy (WAP) Deployment –  Collaboration and Content

Schedule for September

Date

Location

Event

Focus

September 22 Webcast Getting Started with Microsoft Azure – Infrastructure as a Service Cloud Platform
September 22 Webcast Customizing TFS 2013 Business Intelligence – technical

September 22–23

Webcast

Practice Accelerator for Office 365

Office 365 – technical

September 22–25

Boston, MA

Microsoft Experience Center Facilitator Boot Camp

Cloud Sales

September 22–25

Kansas City, KS

Microsoft Experience Center Facilitator Boot Camp

Cloud Sales

September 23 Webcast Power BI for Office 365 Sales – Business Intelligence

September 23–24

Webcast

Introduction to Programming with Python

Developers

September 24 Webcast High Availability and Disaster Recovery for SQL Server in Azure Virtual Machines Using Always On Availability Groups Deployment – Business Intelligence
September 24 Webcast Real Life SharePoint Deployment Conversion from FTC (Full Trust Code) to App Model Deployment – Collaboration and Content

September 24

Webcast

Lighting Up Real-Time Web Communications with SignalR Developers

September 24

Webcast

Labs on Azure

Azure – IT Pro

September 25 Webcast Analysis Services Tabular BI Semantic Model with Power View Deployment – Business Intelligence
September 25 Webcast Managing Multimedia assets with SharePoint 2013 Collaboration and Content – IT Pro
September 25 Webcast AzureConf - An Azure Community Event Azure developers
September 25 Webcast Azure Essentials: Wining Against the Competition Azure – business development

September 25

Webcast

Developing Games with Construct 2

Developers

September 25

Webcast

Office 365 Ask the Experts

Office 365 –  IT Pro

September 26 Webcast Azure SQL Database for Business –Critical Cloud Applications Azure SQL – Developers
September 26 Webcast SQL Server 2014 and Azure Integration Deployment – Business Intelligence
September 26
New!
Webcast

Microsoft and LSP True-Up Plans

LSP partners
September 26– 28 Redmond, WA SMB Nation 2014 Fall Conference Office 365 – business and technical
September 29 Webcast Automation with System Center Orchestrator and Service Management (SMA) Cloud Platform – IT Pro

September 29–October 2

San Francisco, California

Microsoft Experience Center Facilitator Boot Camp

Cloud Sales

September 29–October 2

Irvine, CA

Microsoft Experience Center Facilitator Boot Camp

Cloud Sales

September 29–October 2

Chicago, IL

Microsoft Experience Center Facilitator Boot Camp

Cloud Sales

September 29–October 2

Minneapolis, MN

Microsoft Experience Center Facilitator Boot Camp

Cloud Sales

September 30–October 1

Webcast

Developing Universal Windows Apps (C#/XAML) Jump Start

Developers

September 30

Cincinnati, OH

SMB Live: Azure Essentials Unlocked

SMB partners

October 1

Cincinnati, OH

SMB Live: Turbocharge Your Office 365 Business

SMB partners

October 2 New! Webcast Office 365 Partner Community Call Business, sales, and technical

October 2
New!

Webcast

Developing 2D Games with HTML5 

Developers

October 5–8

Las Vegas, NV

eXtremeCRM 2014 Las Vegas

Dynamics partners

October 6
New!
Webcast Microsoft SQL Server License Renewals and True-Ups LSP partners

October 8–9

Silicon Valley, CA

Partner Practice Enablement: Microsoft Azure Technical Training

Azure – IT Pro

October 9

Silicon Valley, CA

Get Ready for Business as a Service

Azure – business development

October 9
New!
Webcast

Developing 2D Games with HTML5 

Developers

October 28

Dallas, TX

Get Ready for Business as a Service

Azure – business development

October 28–29

Dallas, TX

Partner Practice Enablement: Microsoft Azure Technical Training

Azure – IT Pro

October 29–30

Fort Lauderdale, FL

Partner Practice Enablement: Microsoft Azure Technical Training

Azure – IT Pro

October 30

Fort Lauderdale, FL

Get Ready for Business as a Service

Azure – business development

2014 Microsoft and industry events

September 26–28 Redmond, WA SMB Nation 2014 Fall Conference
November 4–7 Seattle, WA PASS Summit 2014
November 10–12 Fargo, ND reIMAGINE

2015 Microsoft events

March 16–19

Atlanta, Georgia

Convergence 2015

May 4–8

Chicago, Illinois

Microsoft Unified Technology Event for Enterprises

July 12–16

Orlando, Florida

2015 Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference