Webinar iconThis year we’re offering a series of live webcasts, led by a Microsoft subject matter expert, on a range of core Microsoft products. They are not specifically designed to focus on education - and attendees will be from a wide range of industries - but I wanted to highlight the opportunity for you to take part to get up to speed with leading edge technology changes.

Each week I’ll highlight the webcasts coming up soon, and provide a more detailed overview, and give a list of future sessions that you can book into your diary. All of the webcasts are scheduled for 2-4PM AEST (Australia East Coast time). See ** below for more details on how the webcasts work

This week’s webcasts

Microsoft SQL Server Code-Named "Denali" AlwaysOn Series, Part 1:
Introducing the Next Generation High Availability Solution

In this session we talk about the new high availability solution that is being introduced in SQL Server code-named ‘Denali’. The session provides an overview of AlwaysOn and introduces the key new features and capabilities that will help businesses achieve the high availability SLA for mission critical applications. The session is the first part of a three-part series. See table below for parts 2 & 3

16th August - Find out more, and register 

Microsoft SharePoint Online Overview

This informative and demo-filled session provides an overview of SharePoint Online, and as much detail as we can fit into 2 hours.

16th August - Find out more, and register

Sneak Peek at Microsoft System Center Service Manager 2012 Concepts

The upcoming version of Service Manager 2010 R2 will deliver standardized, compliant, and automated IT as a Service.  Come to this session to see an early preview the all new Silverlight based SharePoint self-service portal, service catalog, service requests, release management, IT business intelligence, and many other improvements that are being added to Service Manager.

19th August - Find out more, and register


Future webcasts

Date
Title
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2 September

Best Practices for Private Cloud Implementation

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6 September

Microsoft Exchange Online: Unified Messaging in Microsoft Office 365

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7 September

Inside Windows Azure, the Cloud Operating System

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20 September

Microsoft SQL Server Code-Named "Denali" AlwaysOn Series, Part 2: Building a Mission-Critical High Availability Solution Using AlwaysOn

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20 September

Microsoft Lync 2010: In the Cloud

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23 September

Understanding How Microsoft Virtualization Compares to VMware

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27 September

Microsoft Visual Studio Tips and Tricks

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27 September

Ten Must-Have Tools for Windows Azure

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30 September

Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2012: Deployment and Infrastructure Technical Overview

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4 October

Microsoft Lync 2010: Setup, Deployment, Upgrade and Coexistence Scenarios

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14 October

Virtualization: State of the Union

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18 October

What's New in Manageability for Microsoft SQL Server Code-Named "Denali"

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18 October

Microsoft Exchange Server and Microsoft Office 365: How to Set Up a Hybrid Deployment

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21 October

Microsoft System Center Operations Manager 2012: Overview

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25 October

An IT Pro View of Windows Azure

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28 October

What Are the Bridges between Private and Public Cloud?

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1 November

Microsoft Office 365: Deployment Overview

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8 November

Upgrading to Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 and SQL Server Code-Named "Denali": A Comprehensive Look

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11 November

Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012: What’s in It, and How It Enables the Building of Private Clouds and Federation to the Public Cloud

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15 November

Taking Office to the Cloud: Integrating Microsoft Office 2010 and Windows Azure

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22 November

Managing Windows Azure Applications

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22 November

Integrating Microsoft SharePoint 2010 and Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online

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25 November

Integrating the Microsoft System Center Stack for Process Compliance and Automation

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29 November

What’s New in Microsoft SQL Server Code-Named “Denali” for SQL Server Integration Services

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6 December

Microsoft Lync 2010: Audio, Video and Web Conferencing Architecture and Experience

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** By running them as webcasts, our aim is to allow you to get the latest news, without travel costs, or event fees. And with all of the advantages of being able to watch an online webcast whilst also being able to do other things if necessary.

All of the free webcasts are two-hour long sessions, and combine technical presentations and live demonstrations. The level of the content is suitable for IT teams in schools, TAFEs and universities, as well as for pre-sales consultants and technical consultants working within Microsoft’s education partners. There are some which are much more specifically tailored for developers, and I’ll highlight those below.

You’ll need to register in advance, and you’ll then receive a Calendar note as well as info on how to join the Live Meeting online. All of the webcasts are scheduled for 2-4PM AEST (Australia East Coast time)