WVC127PAL: Windows 7 Return on Investment for Small and Midsize Business Customers
Presented by: Ivan Meljac
Webcast Date: 6/24/2010
Webcast Start Time: 9:00 AM (Pacific)
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Partner Audience: Partner Business Decision Maker, Partner Marketing, Partner Sales, Partner Training, Partner Developer, Partner IT Professional
Hear from IDC about the results of their research on the business value of Windows 7 Professional for small and midsize business customers. Since the launch of the Windows 7 operating system, IDC has spoken with hundreds of small and midsize businesses around the world to learn about their experience with deploying the new operating system and the business benefits Windows 7 has brought to their companies. Results show an average return on investment of 318% and an 8 month payback period, although results vary depending on company size, geography, and deployment method.
MGT80PAL: Implementing SCE 2010
Presented by: Prajyot Saran
Webcast Start Time: 10:00 AM (Pacific)
Partner Audience: Partner Business Decision Maker, Partner Marketing, Partner Sales, Partner Training
This session will provide the sales positioning of System Center Essentials 2010, as well as demonstrate setup of the SCE 2010 server and initial configuration of the software updates, agent monitoring, and reporting functionality. This is a recommended pre-requisite for selling SCE 2010.
MGT81PAL: How to Manage Servers in Midsized Businesses
Presented by: Birojit Nath; Vikas Madan
Webcast Date: 6/29/2010
Whether those servers are physical or virtual, midsized businesses need similar capabilities as enterprise management but in an easy-to-use, unified toolset. System Center Essentials (SCE) 2010 brings together monitoring, deployment and virtual management technologies from the System Center enterprise products into a single console that is designed for midsized businesses with 50-500 PCs and up to 50 servers. In this session, we will look at monitoring those physical and virtual servers for health, deploying new servers and even migrating older physical servers to virtual for easier management.
Managing Datacenter (MOSS /Exchange)
-Importing Management Packs
-Managing Virtual Machines Using SCE 2010
MGT88PAL: Understanding How Citrix Extends the Microsoft System Center Desktop Management Solution
Presented by: Sean Donahue
Webcast Start Time: 12:00 PM (Pacific)
This session will guide the attendees through the new integration features that are being developed by Citrix on top of multiple System Center products including the XenApp Connector for Configuration Manager that allows the System Center Admin to deliver and manage applications to the XenApp farm. Barry will also demonstrate the integration work of XenApp delivering App-V packages through Receiver and Self Service provisioning with Dazzle.
WNS169PAL: Past, Present, and Future of Windows-Based NAS: A Growing Market for Highly Available Solutions
Presented by: Joel Garcia; Scott M. Johnson
Webcast Date: 6/30/2010
Webcast Start Time: 8:00 AM (Pacific)
In this session we outline the current and future Network Attached Storage (NAS) solutions. We will demonstrate the flexibility of the iSCSI Software Target and the new 2-cluster setup OOBE. Review the new Windows Storage Server 2008 R2 editions, from the new ‘Essentials’ SKU to the highly-available Enterprise SKU.
APU07PAL: How to Speed Up Your Sale With a SQL Server Consolidation QuickStart
Presented by: Diwakar Rajagopal
Partner Audience: Partner Business Decision Maker, Partner Marketing, Partner Sales, Partner IT Professional
Over the last several years, organizations have begun using increasing numbers of applications to manage business processes, provide new services, and gain insights into business performance. Consequently, the number of application servers and data storage servers that are required to support those applications has grown significantly increasing the cost of deployment and Maintenance. QuickStarts are packaged 2-day technical engagements based on best practices derived from the Microsoft field. They aim to provide customers with an immersion experience into the technology while keeping the engagement short and precise. Attend this session to learn more about how to deliver a 2-day SQL Server Consolidation QuickStart to your customers and speed up your sale. It is designed to provide the customers with a solid understanding of the technical value of SQL Server 2008 in a consolidation scenario. The engagement covers Consolidation best practices and tools. It also helps customers understand the state of their existing SQL Server deployment better.
APU08PAL: How to Speed Up Your Sale With a SQL Server Migration QuickStart
Webcast Date: 7/6/2010
APU09PAL: SQL Server for Mission Critical MOSS Implementation QuickStart
Webcast Date: 7/8/2010
It is widely known that SharePoint adoption grows exponentially across an organization – quickly gaining momentum and taking root as a critical part of an organization’s ecosystem. Help Customers choose the right Edition of SQL Server 2008 To help protect data, ensure availability, and keep costs down through the QuickStart. QuickStarts are packaged 2-day technical engagements based on best practices derived from the Microsoft field. They aim to provide customers with an immersion experience into the technology while keeping the engagement short and precise. Attend this session to learn how to position the right edition of SQL server for Mission Critical MOSS Implementations.
APU10PAL: SQL Server High Availability QuickStart
Webcast Date: 7/13/2010
Today we live in a 24x7 economy. Customers are worldwide and business never stops. To support this many systems need to be continuously available. Any downtime has a direct result on revenue and, perhaps more importantly, reputation. High availability is required because systems fail and need maintenance. Hardware, software, and infrastructure failures are inevitable and companies need a strategy to mitigate the effects of these failures. The SQL Server High Availability QuickStart is targeted at customers who have many applications running on SQL Server and want to improve the availability of their environment while reducing the total cost of ownership. It is a structured two day engagement that is based on the best practices from Microsoft Field.