VMs 4 Learning

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VMs 4 Learning

  • Microsoft Launches MOAC Labs Online 2.0 Beta

    Consistently Good- Launch and start learning with no delays Bellevue—October 15 th , 2010— Microsoft® today introduced MOAC Labs Online 2.0, an evolutionary improvement to the MOAC Lab Online experience launched in November 2008...
  • New MOAC Labs Online Support Number and Updated Labs Check Tool!

    New MOAC Labs Online Support Number and Updated Labs Check Tool! “Please use 1-877-450-9875 for all support calls… moacsup@microsoft.com is still valid for emailing support queries. Please use this Labs Online Check Tool to ensure you...
  • Did you lose your internet connection while using a Lab Online? Did your computer force restart on you?

    Labs Online Tip All Labs Online are still running on Microsoft's servers even if you can't see it on your screen. In most instances the lab should automatically reconnect. If it does not, please click on the VM tab that you want to work in to refresh...
  • Announcing: Labs Online Check Tool for MOAC

    Dear MOAC Users, We are pleased to announce the release of the MOAC Labs Online Check Tool . The Check Tool will determine whether your computer is set up successfully to have a satisfactory experience with MOAC Labs Online. The Check Tool examines...
  • Improved MOAC Labs Online Support Process

    Dear MOAC Labs Online User, To help Microsoft quickly respond to your technical challenge please follow these steps to contact and engage with the Labs Online support team: 1. Contacting Support- Please email the MOAC Labs Online Support [i]...
  • Labs Online with MOC Sold OUT

    Labs Online with MOC has sold out due to high demand. Microsoft Learning will provide an update as capacity increases. Microsoft wants to ensure that when your organization buys a seat you will have confidence that when you buy a license you will be able...
  • Launch Is Going Well!

    Labs Online are rocking these days! It is great to be in a business were demand is booming. It is truly a good problem to have. :) I will be out of the office until 2/11 and am excited to come back and ready to add even more great features into...
  • Announcing: MOC Labs Online

    I’m excited and proud to announce our new virtualization based lab product. We’ve been quite busy over the last 12 months working on the product line of hosted lab offerings. Today, I’m pleased to announce the release of Microsoft Learning Labs Online...
  • We Need Partners: Join The Lab Advisory Council!!

    Microsoft Learning is creating an advisory partner council to meet and provide feedback/input on its virtualization based labs. We are looking for individuals knowledgeable with the business costs of running labs and or technical implementation. Operations...
  • What Is MOC Labs Online?

    Hi All, I've included some videos on how to use MOC Labs Online. I want to talk about what MOC Labs Online are: Now you can provide the same content and student experience as downloaded Microsoft® Official Courseware (MOC) labs with Microsoft Learning...
  • The Unofficial Video Guide To Purchasing, Setting Up Labs Online, and Using Labs

    Please watch these videos, I hope they help! Purchasing Labs Online: Setting Up Classes On Learning Central: How MCTs access Labs Online and what Labs Online look like:
  • MOC Labs Online Update

    My how time flies! In the last month, we have releaed 20 out of a targeted 70 MOC Labs Online titles for free use on Courseware Library , doubled the amount of RAM per VM thereby improving lab performance by 20%, launched an updated lab viewer improving...
  • MOC Labs Online Avaiable Now: Check It Out!

    If you want to participate in the pilot please follow these easy steps: Go to http://cwlibrary.mslearn.net/page/home.aspx . You will need to register if you have not already done so. Only users registered, affiliated, and able to purchase...
  • MOC LOL 3rd Pilot Starts 10/30!!

    Starting on 10/30, CPLSes will be able to pilot MOC Labs Online at no cost through the Courseware Library. Go sign up today to try out the experience! http://cwlibrary.mslearn.net/ Email lol@microsoft.com if you have any questions. This product experience...
  • What is the best part of my job? Of course meeting customers!

    I just had a great conversation with a MCT yesterday. Quite insightful! Filled with a lot of validation on where I want to take Microsoft Learning and its labs and picked up some great ideas as well. (I promise I will give credit.) :) For every customer...
  • Want To Pilot MOC Labs Online and Learning Central?

    We are currently in the process of recuriting CPLSes to pilot the end to end user experience from purchase to teach of MOC Labs Online. If you are interested in learning more and/or participating email me at daweis@microsoft.com . On a related note...
  • Mea Culpa

    Wow, wonder how badly I killed my reader base by not posting a blog post in so long?! I'm kicking myself as I write this email and I'm already planning to set up a reminder to look at my blog daily going forward. There is simply so much going on right...
  • Whats On Deck?

    Hi All, I'm currently at work on: Piloting MOC Labs Online- Pilot runs from August 15th through Sept 18th approximate. The Pilot runs through the 2007 Exchange MOC track. Scored MOC Lab- We are finalizing work on the first every scored MOC...
  • Lab Pilot Starting August 15th!

    I've been way too busy of late getting ready for the upcoming MOC Labs Online, Digital MOC, and Learning Central Pilot starting mid August and running through mid September for the 2007 Exchange MOC Portfolio. We had great results from the Tech Preview...
  • Great Video Demo Of A Scored Lab

    While this is used in MSL's certification program, at the end of the day it is still VMs in the background and as such I'm quite interested. Kudos to my colleagues for creating the video!
  • What Wins: the idea or the execution? (A Totally Non-VM post)

    I personally think its the execution. I hear so many "great ideas" that if a good idea is all it takes then I would be retired by now and would be a billionare. No joke! On the other side, execution is important. It is not attractive. It is dirty, frusturating...
  • Testing My Twitter Feed

    Test 1, Test 2, test, test :)
  • Tech Preview Week 1

    MSL is truly going all out to ensure that the Tech Preview has the best experience possible. The feedback has been great, and initial comments have been quite supportive, and we want to make sure that we quickly incorporate it into our products and platforms...
  • One Year, Nearly, Later

    Well, I've coming up in less than 3 months on my 1 year mark at MS and MSL. It has been a fun ride and I can't wait to see what we/I will be doing in the year ahead! In the last year, I've gained the footing needed to continue to improve product quality...
  • Upcoming Tech Preview

    Microsoft Learning will be providing a look at what we've been working on for the last year with the upcoming Tech Preview. Demand for the preview has been amazing and we are fully booked for the event! I look forward to sharing more about the offering...