Our EMEA Windows Mobile team is running another of their very successful Windows Mobile Partner Briefings.  The next one is in Switzerland in February - the 19th to be specific.

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This is a FREE full-day event to answer your questions and help you improve the way you work with your Microsoft software. Join us for insights, tips, and real-world examples of what Windows Mobile solutions can do for you. At this event there will be many opportunities for you to network with your peers and to have your technology and business questions answered by the Microsoft team. We hope to see you there!

Agenda:

09:00 – 10:00 Registration

10:00 – 10:45 Windows Mobile Update

Discover the latest news and releases on Windows Mobile. In this session you will hear how the latest version of Windows Mobile can help your business to generate more revenue and increase satisfaction levels for your customers.

10:45 – 11:15 Unified Communications Update

The value of the Windows Mobile platform with other Microsoft products is clearly demonstrated in the release of Office Communicator Mobile 2007. This presentation will cover the benefits of Office Communicator Mobile benefits that include Improved Business Productivity, Integrated Business Performance and the Resources available to help Partners sell this solution.

11:15 – 11:30 Break

11:30 – 12:30 Introducing System Center Mobile Device Manager 2008

Microsoft System Center Mobile Device Manager 2008 (SCMDM) is a comprehensive mobile device management solution that provides greater reliability, reduces maintenance costs, simplifies manageability, and easily scales to support thousands of Windows Mobile users. With security-enhanced mobile VPN, on-device encryption, remote device wipe, and more, Mobile Device Manager gives users more secure access to the corporate data they need to stay productive virtually anytime and anywhere, including line-of-business applications, SharePoint servers, document libraries, and file shares. In this session you will hear about SCMDM and the opportunity it presents for Partners.

12:30 – 13:00 Hosted Exchange Update

Hear the latest information on Hosted Exchange and the opportunities derived from selling Hosted Exchange with Windows Mobile. Learn how and why to sell a Hosted Exchange mailbox with Windows Mobile and hear the various ways you can earn additional revenue from this business opportunity.

13:00 – 14:00 Lunch (Registration for afternoon delegates)

14:00 – 15:30 Windows Mobile in Practice

This session sets the scene around Windows Mobile and kicks off with a look at and demos of the brand new Visual Studio 2008 development environment which promises even better integration and powerful new features for device developers. The session then takes a realistic scenario and shows how Windows Mobile 6 and the upcoming .NET Compact Framework 3.5 can be leveraged to provide a compelling Proof-of-Concept in very few lines of code. See a wide variety of features being demonstrated, from location awareness to making phone calls programmatically. The session will provide an understanding of how everything can be tied together in an end-to-end solution.

15:30 – 15:45 Break

16:00 – 17:15 It's the Business

Enterprise solutions are increasingly being mobilized for the new technically-savvy workforce. However, these solutions need industry-strength quality and features that will support the complex requirements these organizations have. This session will begin by looking at SQL Server Compact Edition, the sophisticated data storage solution that allows data synchronization with back-end databases. We then show how you can leverage industry design patterns and application blocks to provide a lower-risk, tested approach to solve common problems. Finally, a quick review of the Microsoft Dynamics mobile offerings will round off the options available for enterprise use.

17:15 – 17:30 Summary, Q&A, close

Fees: This event is free of charge.

Delivery Language: All sessions will be presented in English. 

Queries: EMEA Registration, emeareg@microsoft.com, Phone: +31 (0)23 5656 510