We selected these partner enablement and learning opportunities from the Hot Sheet. The Hot Sheet is our regularly updated schedule of upcoming partner training courses, webcasts, community calls, and office hours that help you get up to speed on products, technologies, opportunities, and more. Regardless of your role at your company, we can help you build your knowledge and skills.
We provide real-time updates about US partner training and certification, including the Hot Sheet schedule, on Twitter @mslearningcurve.
Building Linux-Based Solutions on Azure Jump Start
July 14, 9:00AM–1:00PM Pacific Time
Join Senior Technical Evangelist Rick Claus and four engineers from the Azure Compute team for this live event, and see how easy and efficient it is to build Linux-based solutions on Microsoft Azure. Audience: IT Ops and OSS practitioners.
Skype for Business: Meeting and Video
July 15, 8:00AM–9:30AM Pacific Time
Learn more about the new video interoperability capabilities of Skype for Business. We will discuss the new architectural changes related to video and how to plan the connection of VTC endpoints to the Skype for Business environment.
Small Business Server Essentials – Office 365 Integration
July 20, 9:00AM–11:00AM Pacific Time
Small Business Server Essentials offers the ability to integrate with cloud services like Office 365. In this training, we will configure integration of an on-premises Active Directory with Office 365 using the Password Sync Feature.
Server Licensing – What you need to know to maximize your opportunity
July 22, 11:00AM–12:00PM Pacific Time
Maximize your opportunity from Windows Server 2003 & SQL Server 2005 End of Support. Learn about your cross-sell, up-sell, and cloud-attach opportunities, and understand how to properly license your customers. You will hear about best practices when selling Window Server and SQL Server, as well as the customer offers and partner incentives available when selling Microsoft Server products.
SMB Marketing SureStep Office Hours
July 23, 12:30PM–1:30PM Pacific Time
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The weekly Marketing SureStep office hours give you an opportunity to ask the US SMB Digital Marketing Team questions about marketing best practices and other marketing-related topics such as content marketing, social selling, Microsoft Community Connections (MCC), and Ready-to-Go Marketing Resources.
Product-specific partner technical training
- Microsoft Azure technical training – Summer 2015 schedule
- Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online technical training – Summer 2015 schedule
- Enterprise Mobility technical training – Summer 2015 schedule
- Skype for Business technical training – July 2015
- Office 365 technical training – July 2015