3 Day Office 365 Ignite Events

For those of you who want more detail than a 1/2 day TS2 Office 365 event, there are the Office 365 Ignite events. I don’t know about you, but I have a hard time blocking time out of my schedule to prepare for new technology – going to a live event not only gives me a better education experience, but it forces me to disconnect from my daily world and focus on the training at hand. Six months ago, I was unsure of the value of the Cloud for businesses today, but after seeing what Office 365 brings to the table, I would want to make sure my technical and technical sales staff were up-to-date on Microsoft’s Cloud offerings; this is one of those opportunities. BTW, if you can’t make one of the live locations, the content is available online at Office 365 Jump Start Training.

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Microsoft Office 365 Technical Ignite

Overview - The Microsoft Office 365 Technical Ignite Training is a workshop for selected partners who are proactively looking to stay ahead of the market by learning about the future capabilities of Office 365. During the 3 days of training, topics ranging from onboarding, deployment, management, migration and security will be covered through presentations and hands-on labs that focus on the Office 365 Platform, Exchange Online, Lync Online and SharePoint Online.

Target Audience - This content is targeted at IT Professionals however, it may also applicable technical pre-sales roles.

Partner Action

  • Use the link below to register for this event at one of the listed locations
  • Due to space limitations of the event, we ask that partners limit their attendees to up to two participants per company to allow the maximum number of partners to participate
  • Space is extremely limited and the event is expected to sell out, so register early to secure your spot

Important - Each student must bring their own laptop computer to the training- Equipment for student access to the lab exercises is NOT provided.


  • Windows XP SP3 with RPC over HTTP update or later
  • Network Card – with 10/100 or better wired network adapter enabled
  • Memory Requirement – minimum of 1GB RAM
  • .NET Framework 3.5 SP1
  • 15 MB free hard drive space
  • Sufficient permissions to install applications
  • Internet Explorer 8 is required for Windows XP
  • Internet Explorer 7 or above for Windows Vista SP1 and Windows 7


  • Microsoft Office 2010; including PowerPoint and OneNote
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader


  • External monitors will not be provided. Your computer screen size should be large enough for you to work comfortably with the hosted connection to the virtual environment
  • The application is in US English and only supports US English Language keyboards


  • New York, NY May 24-26, 2011
  • Denver, CO May 24-26, 2011
  • Chicago, IL June 7-9, 2011
  • Los Angeles, CA June 7-9, 2011
  • San Francisco, CA June 14-16, 2011
  • Minneapolis, MN June 14-16, 2011
  • Boston, MA June 21-23, 2011
  • Washington, D.C. June 21-23, 2011

Link to Registration – Microsoft Office 365 Technical Ignite Training

Cost - $299.00

3 Day Agenda - class times8:30 AM to 5:00 PM Daily

Day 1:

  • Introduction - Overview
  • What’s New in Microsoft Office 365 (include demo)
  • Deploying Clients for Office 365
  • Microsoft Office 365Administration and Automation Using Windows PowerShell
  • Lunch
  • Microsoft Office 365 Identity  and Access Solutions
  • Lab 1: Standard Identity – Installing and Configuring Active Directory Federated Services
  • Lab 2: Federated Identity – Configuring Active Directory Federation Services and Verifying Federation
  • Microsoft Office 365 Directory Synchronization


Day 2:

  • Lab 3: Installing and Configuring Active Directory Synchronization
  • Microsoft Office 365 Platform: Security and Compliance
  • What’s New in Exchange Online
  • Lunch
  • Exchange Online Administration
  • Exchange Online: Simple Migration Options
  • Lab 4: Exchange Online Simple Coexistence
  • Rich Coexistence with Exchange Server


Day 3:

  • Lab 5: Exchange Online Rich Coexistence
  • What's New in Lync Online
  • Lync Online Conferencing Deep Dive
  • Lunch
  • What’s New in SharePoint Online
  • SharePoint Online: Administration Center or SharePoint Online: Extensibility and Customization (Depends on Audience)
  • Plan, Prepare, and Migrate: Deploying the Microsoft Office 365 Suite
  • Transitioning to Microsoft Office 365
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