Windows Intune Partner Readiness Roadshow: Auckland, 4 April 2011



The Microsoft Partner Team have organised free technical training for Windows Intune “Implementing and Supporting Windows Intune”, for IT Professionals that are part of the Microsoft Partner Network.


Windows Intune is a comprehensive solution that brings together cloud services and an upgrade subscription for the Windows 7 operating system, to help simplify PC management and security. Leverage the power of Windows Intune software and services to grow your business and provide greater value to your customers- all at a lower cost to you.

To participate in the class, you need to bring a laptop that has the following specifications:

  • 1 GHz 32-bit/64-bit or greater processor required
  • 2 GB, or more, of physical RAM
  • At least 15 GB of available free hard disk space
  • DVD-ROM for installing course materials and student virtual machine
  • Pre-Install before the training – Microsoft Virtual PC 2007 Service Pack (SP1) for computers running Windows Vista® or Windows Virtual PC for computers running Windows 7.
  • If you do not have Virtual PC Installed or require support for hardware virtualisation (For more details, see )
  • Windows® Internet Explorer® or another browser that supports Microsoft® Silverlight®.

Why should you take advantage of Windows Intune? The features and capabilities of Windows Intune enable you to:

  • Increase your revenue. Realize new economic opportunities with Microsoft cloud services—from Windows deployments and managed services to recurring sales revenue for each Windows Intune subscription you sell.
  • Reach new customers. Reselling Windows Intune and other Microsoft cloud services enables you to reach a broader spectrum of customers, wherever they are based.
  • Accelerate the sales cycle. Remove the barrier of up-front investments and lengthy approval cycles to accelerate your sales with the simple Windows Intune subscription model.


9:00am - 9:20 am Introduction to the workshop
A quick overview of the contents and goals of this course

9:20am-10:50 am Windows Intune Overview
This module introduces Windows Intune as a tool to manage and secure PCs across a distributed network.

10:50 am – 11:00 am Coffee Break

11:00 am – 12:15 pm Deploying and Installing the Windows Intune Client
This module describes the Windows Intune client, deployment options that Windows Intune administrators have, the client installation process, and how to troubleshoot and resolve installation failures.

12:15 pm—1:15 pm Lunch Break

1:15 pm—2:30pm Computer Administration by Using Windows Intune
This module explains how to manage computers in a customer's environment by using Windows Intune.

2:30 pm—3:45 pm Windows Intune Systems Management
This module explains the Windows Intune system management features and how to use them.

3:45 pm—4:00 pm Coffee Break

4:00 pm—5:15 pm Using the Windows Intune Center
This module explains how to use the Windows Intune Center client. Of particular focus is the Remote Assistance feature, which enables Windows Intune client users to contact their administrators to help them troubleshoot problems on their PCs, including Windows 7 installation issues.

5:15 pm—6:00 pm FAQs and Evaluations

View Syllabus. For more questions, email If you are interested and not part of the Microsoft Partner Network, email us and we will place you on the waiting list.

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