Exam 70-417 Jump Start Clinic October 23-24th

This no-cost course is designed for IT pros who want to upgrade their technical skills from Windows Server 2008 R2 to Windows Server 2012. This is a live, online virtual classroom – no need to travel. Mark your calendars for October 23-24, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. and register now.

New Help for Exams: Free Study Guides

New, free resources are available to give you the best prep possible to pass your Microsoft Learning (MSL) exams. Created by Microsoft Evangelist Keith Mayer, who recorded all the study resources that he used to pass the exams himself, the guides presents the exam objectives in a checklist format for ease of use.

· Study guide for Exam 70-246: Monitoring and Operating a Private Cloud with System Center 2012

· Study guide for Exam 70-659: Windows Server 2008 R2, Server Virtualization (Note: through January 2013, exam 70-659 may be taken in place of Exam 70-247: Configuring and Deploying a Private Cloud with System Center 2012)

Note that these exams also qualify for the Second Shot offer – a free retake.

Technical Pre-Sales Courses and Assessment for Management and Virtualization

This set of courses and assessment helps technical pre-sales roles learn about Microsoft’s Private Cloud solution, including customer benefits, competitive advantages, and demo resources.

Build Your Datacenter Management Practice

Help customers reduce costs, improve operational efficiencies, and drive business agility by delivering an integrated data center solution based on Microsoft System Centre 2012. Use your Microsoft Partner Network benefit – 5 partner advisory hours – to participate in this training.

Get Best Practices for Migrating to Hyper-V

Help your customers efficiently and safely migrate their virtualized workloads from VMware to Hyper-V. Practice Accelerator for Data Center Consolidation and Migration helps you implement a strategic approach to consolidating data centers and servers. Use your Microsoft Partner Network benefit – 5 partner advisory hours – to participate in this training.