SharePoint Saturday New Hampshire 09-24-2011

Registration is now open for our 1st SharePoint Saturday New Hampshire, which will be held on Saturday, September 24, 2011 at Southern New Hampshire University in Hooksett/Manchester. The speaker and session lists have been published as well.  See the SharePoint Saturday Website for all the details:


Pay Yourself First-Learn How With Passive Learning-Free Training From Microsoft On Just About Any Topic–Virtualization, Cloud, Phone, Server, Client, SharePoint, SQL, Many, Many More

Key To Almost Infinite Knowledge – Passive Listening… Do you make the time to keep up with technology?  If you are not expanding your knowledge, you are falling behind.  With the job market the way it is, you would be smart to keep learning.  I know we are all busy and doing more now than…


Microsoft Virtualization And Cloud Certification Community Study Group

Microsoft Virtualization and Cloud Certification Study Group(s)   in this post… Study Group Proposal Why Get Certified What Are Microsoft Virtualization Certification Options? Browse Certification Catalog for additional certification options More certification information of value More virtualization and cloud information of value   Study Group Proposal Do you presently hold a certification in ANY virtualization…


Office 365 Jump Start Training Available Now for Free

The recordings from the 3 day Office 365 JumpStart training that we delivered last month are now available on TechNet Edge. The complete list of modules: • Office 365 Jump Start (01): Microsoft Office 365 Overview for IT Pros • Office 365 Jump Start (02): Deploying Clients for Office 365 • Office 365 Jump Start…


Introduction to PowerShell and Azure–Must attend for ITPros

This coming Thursday at NERD there is a Boston Azure meeting that I think will appeal very much to the IT Pro! It is an opportunity to learn both about PowerShell and Windows Azure in one night. Joel Bennett – a PowerShell MVP from out of state – will first give a PowerShell tutorial/overview, then…


MMS 2011 Keynote (Day 1 and Day 2 Keynote Video Recording)

  For those not lucky enough to go to MMS this year, you can get access to the keynote presentations here.  If you want much more information about System Center make sure you attend one of our TechNet Events on Management and Deployment. Keynote Day 1:   Keynote Day 2:


New TechNet Subscription Promotion

From now until June 30, 2011 purchase a new TechNet  Subscription Professional and receive an additional three (3) months of service at NO EXTRA CHARGE!!  Microsoft® TechNet Subscriptions is a subscription program that provides premium technical resources to help IT Professionals efficiently evaluate, test, and troubleshoot.  IT Professionals can access full-version software for evaluating and…


Microsoft Desktop Player Is A One-Stop Search Tool For Technical Resources And Connections On Your Desktop

Very Cool: A one-stop search tool for technical resources and connections On your desktop! Microsoft Desktop player allows IT Pros and Developers to access technical content ( videos, webcasts, podcasts, white papers etc.) and links to resources ( IT Evangelist or Developer Evangelist, local training opportunities local user groups etc.) in your area. You can…


Bring a Friend to a TechNet Event and win a copy of Configuring Windows 7

Bring a Friend to TechNet Unleashed: The Microsoft Virtualization Tour and win a copy of ‘Configuring Windows 7’ (oh yeah, your friend gets one too!) Its EASY! • When you register for either a TechNet Event or MSDN Roadshow, simply type your friend’s name in the Referral Code field. •When you check in at the…


TechNet Unleashed- The Microsoft Virtualization Tour… Registration OPEN!

TechNet Events Presents: TechNet Unleashed: The Microsoft Virtualization Tour Join our TechNet IT Evangelists as they hit the road again this fall to bring you the highlights of Microsoft’s great virtualization solutions. We’ll go from the desktop to the enterprise, starting with VHD native boot – a new feature for Windows® 7 and Windows Server®…


DPM eLearning is now online – How to Backup SharePoint, SQL Server, Exchange Server and Virtulized Environments (Hyper-V), Including Disaster Recovery

Announcing DPM eLearning is now online This week, I am very happy to announce the availability of eLearning for DPM 2007. This is a collection of 6 two-hour eLearning modules that include hands-on labs, much of the same courseware as our newly announced classroom-based DPM course, and is built for to prepare you for the…


Community Certification Training Survey – Free Or Pay For Materials Only – What do you need training on?

At our community conference call last week a request came up for a community IT Pro Community Certification Gathering. If we were to pilot a “Community Certification Program”, what should it look look? Please fill out the survey at…  or post a comment on this blog to answer the following questions. If you do not…


Community Call Minutes 2009-06 Search Videos and Certification were the big topics

On June 25th we had a “North East Region IT Pro Monthly Community Conference Call with Dan Stolts”.  The purpose of the call was for me to reach out to the community to find out what I can do you you.  ===================================== Comments and Questions from the field… ===================================== 1) Momentum is a great program!…


TechNet Unleashed and MSDN Unleashed in Greater Buffalo IT Pro/Dev Day July 21st 2009

Mark your calendars!  MSDN and TechNet in conjunction with the Western New York .NET Users Group are bringing the Greater Buffalo IT/Dev Day to Daemen College in Amherst on July 21st.  Special thanks to David Hockenberry of WNYDNUG for spearheading and coordinating the logistics of this event! This IT/Dev Day comprises separate TechNet Unleashed and…


Exchange Server 2010 Webcast Series

The Exchange Team has put together a 10 part Webcast Series on Exchange Server 2010.  The titles, dates and registration links are below: June 1, 2009: High AvailabilityJune 3, 2009: OverviewJune 8, 2009: Management ToolsJune 10, 2009: Archiving and RetentionJune 15, 2009: Outlook Web AccessJune 17, 2009: ArchitectureJune 22, 2009: FederationJune 24, 2009: Voice Mail…


SharePoint Saturday Waltham MA – March 14th 2009

  Want some free training on SharePoint?  Join your SharePoint community leaders for a free, full day jam packed with many breakouts of technical sessions and plenty of networking opportunities to boot. Registration is now open! The event will be held at the Microsoft Office at 201 Jones Road in Waltham, MA on Saturday, March…


Installing and Managing Group Policy Preferences on a Windows Server 2003 Domain

It is possible to run Group Policy Preferences on a Windows Server 2003 Domain.  This post will step you through the process so you can get it deployed in your organization if you have not yet upgraded your domain to Windows Server 2008.  I am a huge fan of Windows Server 2008 so if you…