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Conquer the Cloud with SMB Live Events

Conquer the Cloud with SMB Live Events

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We are excited to announce the new SMB Live events series, coming soon to a city near you! These free events are your exclusive opportunity to learn how Microsoft cloud solutions can help you address your customers’ evolving business needs. This series is designed to teach you how to not only succeed in the cloud, but to conquer it.  

You’ll receive business and technical guidance on how to:  

  • Get started, add Azure to your practice, and make money
  • Integrate core Azure scenarios
  • Build a more profitable cloud practice
  • Effectively boost sales and drive demand
  • Implement key cloud solutions, including Power BI, CRM Online and SharePoint Online

Space is limited, so register today. Separate registration is required for each day of this in-person event series. Further event details and registration links are below.

Day 1 - SMB Live: Azure Essentials Unlocked

On the 1st day of this in-person event series, you will learn how to jumpstart your Azure practice and gain the technical know-how to start deploying the top Azure solutions today.

This course will teach you how to:

  • Leverage the Windows Server 2003 End of Support opportunity
  • Get started, make money and integrate Azure in your practice 
  • Demonstrate and sell the core Azure scenarios (200 level):
    • Protect data with Azure Backup
    • Extend customer networks with Virtual Machines (VMs)
    • Improve Identity Management with Azure and Office 365
    • Extend SQL to the Cloud with Azure

Audience: This course is appropriate for technical professionals, C-level executives and practice managers.

Next Steps:

  1. Register today for SMB Live: Azure Essentials Unlocked
  2. If you are already selling Office 365, be sure to register for the second day of the event series – SMB Live: Turbocharge your Office 365 Business.

Locations:

West Region

Date

Central Region

Date

East Region

Date

Bellevue, WA

9/16/2014

Houston, TX

9/11/2014

New York City, NY

10/2/2014

Irvine, CA

10/8/2014

Overland Park, KS

9/18/2014

Rochester, NY

10/7/2014

Sunnyvale, CA

10/16/2014

Cincinnati, OH

9/30/2014

Pittsburgh, PA

10/9/2014

Los Angeles, CA

10/21/2014

Irving, TX

10/1/2014

Boston, MA

10/16/2014

Tempe, AZ

10/23/2014

Minneapolis, MN

10/2/2014

Fort Lauderdale, FL

10/16/2014

Denver, CO

10/28/2014

Detroit, MI

10/7/2014

Washington, DC

10/21/2014

   

Indianapolis, IN

10/9/2014

Alpharetta, GA

10/21/2014

   

Downers Grove, IL

10/16/2014

Malvern, PA

10/23/2014

   

Cleveland, OH

10/23/2014

Charlotte, NC

10/23/2014

       

Tampa, FL

10/28/2014

Day 2 - SMB Live: Turbocharge your Office 365 Business

Join Microsoft technical and business experts to learn how to move your cloud practice to the next level.  On the 2nd day of this in-person SMB Live event series, you will learn how to propel your Office 365 practice by increasing profitability, customer demand and technical expertise in key Cloud solutions.

This course will teach you how to:

  • Leverage proven techniques for effective demand generation, increased profitability and boosting sales
  • Sell deeper into the stack to increase deal sizes and improve customer satisfaction
  • Understand the cloud roadmap, hybrid solutions and latest updates
  • Improve your technical expertise (200 level) and demonstrate :
    • Full Office 365 Suite, including migration and deployment
    • SharePoint Online
    • Power BI
    • CRM Online

Audience:  This course is appropriate for C-level executives and practice managers as well as marketing, sales and technical professionals.

Next Steps:  Register today for SMB Live: Turbocharge your Office 365 Business

Locations:

West Region

Date

Central Region

Date

East Region

Date

Bellevue, WA

9/17/2014

Houston, TX

9/12/2014

New York City, NY

10/3/2014

Irvine, CA

10/9/2014

Overland Park, KS

9/19/2014

Rochester, NY

10/8/2014

Sunnyvale, CA

10/17/2014

Cincinnati, OH

10/1/2014

Pittsburgh, PA

10/10/2014

Los Angeles, CA

10/22/2014

Irving, TX

10/2/2014

Boston, MA

10/17/2014

Tempe, AZ

10/24/2014

Minneapolis, MN

10/3/2014

Fort Lauderdale, FL

10/17/2014

Denver, CO

10/29/2014

Detroit, MI

10/8/2014

Washington, DC

10/22/2014

   

Indianapolis, IN

10/10/2014

Alpharetta, GA

10/22/2014

   

Downers Grove, IL

10/17/2014

Malvern, PA

10/24/2014

   

Cleveland, OH

10/24/2014

Charlotte, NC

10/24/2014

       

Tampa, FL

10/29/2014

Day 3 – SMB Live: Azure Technical Hands-on Lab Training 

What you will learn:

This session will include level 300 technical content including hands-on labs focused on core Azure scenarios: Provisioning & Managing VMs, Backup, Identity & Access Management, and Websites.

During this session, you learn how to:

  • Setup Azure Backup
  • Create Azure Virtual Machines
  • Create Azure Virtual Networks
  • Plan for and deploy SQL Server Virtual Machines and SQL Server Databases to Azure
  • Use Azure Active Directory and Identity Management in integration with Office 365

What is It?

Full day hands-on labs technical training on one of Microsoft hottest products, Microsoft Azure!

What you will learn?

How to:

  • Setup Azure Backup
  • Create Azure Virtual Machines
  • Create Azure Virtual Networks
  • Plan for and Deploy SQL Server Virtual Machines and SQL Server Databases to Azure
  • Create Azure Active Directory, Identity Management solutions in Azure

 What level content?

Level 300 Technical content including Hands-on Labs focused on typical Azure scenarios.

Who Should Attend:  This event is for partners selling to SMB (Small and Midsize Business) customers.

  • Company: SMB Partners selling or interested in selling Azure as well as those selling Window Server, SQL and/or Office 365 and/or Hosting
  • Individuals: SMB Partner Technical roles

Schedule and Locations: Click a link below to register for the event near you

West Region Central Region East Region

10/20/14 – Bellevue, WA

11/10/14 – Irvine, CA

11/11/14 – Silicon Valley, CA

11/13/14 – Los Angeles, CA

12/2/14 – Denver, CO

12/9/14 – Phoenix, AZ

 

10/30/14 – Minneapolis, MN

11/4/14 – Indianapolis, IN

11/11/14 – Detroit, MI

11/12/14 – Cleveland, OH

11/13/14 – Cincinnati, OH

11/17/14 – Houston, TX

12/4/14 – Chicago, IL

12/11/14 – Overland Park, KS

12/11/14 – Dallas, TX

 

11/4/14 – Rochester, NY

11/5/14 – Pittsburgh, PA

11/17/14 – New York, NY

11/18/14 – Boston, MA

11/19/14 – Philadelphia, PA

11/20/14 – Washington, DC

11/21/14 – Atlanta, GA

12/3/14 – Charlotte, NC

12/5/14 – Tampa, FL

12/16/14 – Miami, FL

Note: Attendee Hardware Requirements for Hosted Labs

Be sure to bring your laptop to the event to participate in the hands-on labs. Before arriving at the class, please launch the test lab found at this link. This will ensure your computer meets the minimum requirements and that it supports launching labs. If you have any issues launching the test lab, email support@holsystems.com and a representative from holSystems will assist you.

Attend one day or all three to learn from Microsoft technical and business experts, ways to expand your cloud practice and up-level your offerings. If you have any questions, please email us at smbvarinfo@microsoft.com

Comments
  • How do I register for the Tampa sessions?
    The site does not recognize Ingram Micro as a partner?

  • Mike, if you are having problems registering, please send an email to smbvarinfo@microsoft.com and they can assist.

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