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9am–1pm PST December 1–4, 2014

Join Mark Russinovich, Microsoft Chief Technology Officer, Azure, as he kicks off a week of Azure training for IT Professionals. Dive deep into the technologies critical for IT Pro Implementers, like you, to help you better understand and build your foundational cloud skills and to prepare for Exam 70-533: Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions

9am–5pm PST December 11, 2014

​If you are customizing SharePoint using farm solutions and feature framework, and you want to align with the product and service roadmap and to update your skills, check out this course. Learn to transform SharePoint customizations with the SharePoint app model. Leading SharePoint and Office 365 experts Vesa Juvonen and Steve Walker walk you through real-life scenarios with this cool alternative technology.

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In this guide, you'll see how the new Office provides the capabilities you need to deploy Office as an enterprise class service. Powerful new Office Telemetry tools give you visibility into client performance, files used, and Office customizations. Click-to-Run technology optimizes how Office is installed and updated. Office on Demand delivers single Office applications instantly. You’ll see how to pilot and review results and how to block add-ins using Group Policy.

Associated Office Guide Course(s) | Business Intelligence in Office 365
Related Course(s)| 10968: Designing for Office 365 Infrastructure

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The new apps for Office provide an improved experience within Office applications by integrating rich content and services from the web. An app for Office is basically a webpage that is hosted inside an Office client application. You can use apps to extend the functionality of a document, email message, meeting request, or appointment. The apps for SharePoint provide a new method to deliver specific information or functionality to a SharePoint site. In this Jump Start, you’ll see some examples of apps for Office and SharePoint and learn what they can do. You’ll learn how to acquire and manage apps. You’ll learn more about the types of apps for Office and the applications that support them. You’ll also find out how to make apps for Office available to users, how to manage them by using Group Policy settings or the registry, and how to monitor them by using Telemetry Dashboard.


Associated Office Guide Course(s) | Deploying Office as a Service
Related Course(s)| 20331: Core Solutions of Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013

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See how the new Office 365 Administration Center provides improved ease-of-management for IT professionals. Become familiar with the Office 365 Administration Center and learn how to perform key administration tasks. Experience some of the new features and user options in Outlook Web App. You will also become familiar with the new Outlook Web App mobile user experience.

Associated Office Guide Course(s) | Deploying Office as a Service

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See in a few simple steps how an administrator can prepare the Office 365 FastTrack pilot so users can begin exploring the new service. See how new users can get the most out of the Office 365 pilot experience.

Associated Office Guide Course(s) | Deploying Office as a Service
Related Course(s)| 10968: Designing for Office 365 Infrastructure

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The goal of this course is for the audience to learn about the IT Pro deployment features of Office 365 ProPlus, such as licensing and activation, Click-to-Run, Office Telemetry, and building App-V packages. Join us as we deliver demo-rich sessions that discuss these topics, first as an overview and then more in depth. Come hear how these new IT investments make upgrading Office a lot easier, faster, and economical.

Related Course(s)| 10968: Designing for Office 365 Infrastructure

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In this course, we look at the features and benefits of the new Office and how Microsoft is helping customers to make the transition to the cloud with offers that are economically attractive and simple to administrate through Office 365. We then explore the new suites and servers, Client Access Licenses (CALs), and migrations for those customers with Software Assurance (SA). Finally, we highlight two attractive ways for Enterprise Agreement (EA) customers to acquire Office 365 cloud services while maintaining the integrity of their existing agreement.

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IT Pros, if you are thinking about taking a look at Office 365 but you are not sure where to begin, this course walks through key scenarios you can try for yourself to get some hands-on experience. Follow along as experts take you through initial sign-up for the free trial, and then explore basic setup and configuration of Microsoft Exchange, Lync, and SharePoint.


See how straightforward sign-up and setup can be. This course steps you through Office 365 plan selection, initial user deployment, service configuration, real-time testing, and more. Set up your domain, try the new Outlook Web Access, and work with a SharePoint collaboration site. End the day with a complete Office 365 trial tenant, ready for further evaluation and experimentation.
 
Instructors |  Martin Coetzer - Microsoft Portfolio Architect;  Larry Kaye - Microsoft Senior Product Manager – Certification

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This course targets the needs of IT professionals who take part in evaluating, planning, deploying, and operating Office 365 services, including its identities, dependencies, requirements, and supporting technologies. This course focuses on skills required to set up an Office 365 tenant, including federation with existing user identities, and skills required to sustain an Office 365 tenant and users. 

Instructor | Anthony Steven - ​Principal Technologist; Martin Coetzer - Portfolio Architect

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Are you interested in encryption? ​Protecting sensitive customer data is a top priority for Office 365. Encryption is used to protect customer data stored in Office 365 and Exchange when communicating with users inside and outside your organization. It's important for administrators to not only understand how encryption is used and configured but also to understand what users need to do to help reduce support calls. This course looks at encryption from the perspective of administrators, senders, and recipients. Don't miss it!

Instructor | ​ Shobhit Sahay - Microsoft Technical Product Manager;  Asaf Kashi - Microsoft Group Program Manager


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Around the globe, 1 billion Office users spend an average of two to three hours each day in Office clients, with more than 400 petabytes of data hosted in the Office 365 service. If you're a web developer, the Office 365 platform gives you the opportunity to reach these users with your business solutions, automate the day-to-day solutions, and even create custom solutions.

Members of the product team walk you through real-world Office 365 scenarios and demos in this session. Explore how you can build your solutions contextually directly into the Office 365 using the App Model. Learn how to call the Office 365 APIs from your stand-alone web applications and mobile device applications to leverage services like OneDrive for Business, Mail, Calendar, People, and Sites. Watch how experts create typical intranet scenarios using the App Model, and transform your existing SharePoint Full Trust Solutions.

The addition of modules 7 and 8 to this popular course provides detailed steps on what you need to get started with Office 365 development. Whether you are learning what's required to get SharePoint apps running with SharePoint Server 2013 on-premises (stand-alone and hybrid) or preparing for Exam 70-488, part of the MCSD: SharePoint Applications certification, you don't want to miss this informative training!

After you learn the fundamentals in this course, take Deep Dive into the Office 365 App Model, and get even more practical tips to get you started right away.

 
Instructor | ​ Jeremy Thake – Microsoft Technical Product Manager; Brian Jones – Microsoft Group Program Manager; Richard diZerega – Microsoft Architect; Scot Hillier – SharePoint MVP; Steve Walker - Microsoft Senior Program Manager; Ted Pattison - Critical Path Training Owner and Curriculum Manager

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Devs, you've integrated Office 365 APIs in your web apps. Now, take these ideas a step further, and explore how to integrate your new or existing mobile device applications with the Office 365 APIs.

Industry experts Scot Hillier and Ted Pattison use practical demos to show you how you can use the Office 365 APIs to leverage the services within your own mobile device apps. Learn about mobile development with Office 365 in Visual Studio for the Cordova, universal Windows app, and Xamarin project types. Don't miss it!

Instructor | ​ ​Scot Hillier - ​Critical Path Training Consultant; Ted Pattison - Critical Path Training Owner and Curriculum Manager

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Want to get the most out of your Office 365 experience? Join Exchange Server and Office 365 expert and Microsoft PFE Kamal Abburi, along with Exchange expert Jason Helmick, for this fast-paced, demo-rich course on utilizing Exchange Online with the Office 365 suite. Join the expert team as they walk you through the integration and features of Exchange Online with SharePoint, Lync, and Office Web Applications. 

Instructors |    Kamal Abburi -  Microsoft Premier Field Engineer; Jason Helmick -  Concentrated Technology, Senior Technologist

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Want to learn to configure Outlook Web Access (OWA) for Office 365? Check out this demo-rich session! Learn how to maintain OWA for Office 365 to meet your business requirements, including configuring your mail and calendar settings, organizing emails, creating distribution groups and site mailboxes, and configuring your mobile device to synchronize with your mailbox. Wrap up with a demo of how to add Outlook apps from the Office Store to OWA.

Instructor | ​ Bjoern Rapp - Steria AS Senior Advisor; ​Rob Latino - Wimmer Solutions Corporation Program Manager

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Developers, would you like to integrate your existing web applications (such as ASP.NET MVC 5) with the Office 365 APIs? Join a team of industry experts, including Scot Hillier, Ted Pattison, Rob Howard, and Jeremy Thake, as they walk you through intriguing real-world demos and show you how easy it can be to leverage these APIs and to implement practical scenarios.

Get the basics on the Office 365 APIs for Calendar, Mail, Contacts, OneDrive for Business, SharePoint, and more. And dive deep into the details, including authentication, authorization, access tokens, and process flow.
You can also apply these learnings to the next course, "Deep Dive: Integrate Office 365 APIs in Your Mobile Device Apps." 
  
InstructorScot Hillier - ​Critical Path Training Consultant; Ted Pattison - Critical Path Training Owner and Curriculum Manager; Rob Howard - Microsoft Program Manager;  Jeremy Thake - Microsoft Technical Product Manager

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Now that you're familiar with the fundamentals, take a deep dive into building apps for Office 365. See how you, as a developer, can build business solutions that live within the user interface of Office products, like SharePoint, Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.

In this training, find out what you can do with APIs, task panes, and data manipulation. See how easy it can be, with experts Scot Hillier and Ted Pattison. They walk you through what you need to know and offer lots of practical tips and real-world demos, with a close-up look at all the hooks and wires.

Instructor | ​ ​Scot Hillier - ​Critical Path Training Consultant; Ted Pattison - Critical Path Training Owner and Curriculum Manager

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Every day in the news, you hear stories about security breaches, either deliberate or accidental, compromising sensitive data. Plus, each year, hundreds of millions of additional records are compromised and, although they may be less noteworthy, they are just as sensitive. In this course, examine how to configure, customize, and monitor the data loss prevention (DLP) features provided through Office 365. Learn how the rich DLP functionality seamlessly integrates into Microsoft Exchange, Outlook, OWA, and SharePoint, providing context, user education, and information protection.

Instructors |  Shobhit Sahay - Microsoft Technical Product Manager;  Asaf Kashi - Microsoft Group Program Manager

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Want to make sure you get the best performance possible from Office 365? We want you to, too! Take this course, and learn how you can plan for great performance for a new deployment of Office 365. And find out how to troubleshoot performance issues that may arise after you are deployed.


Instructor | Paul Andrew - Microsoft Senior Technical Product Manager; Zach Rosenfield - Microsoft Principal PM Lead;  Joshua Maher - Microsoft Senior Content Developer;  Ed Fisher - Microsoft Senior Consultant; Alice Appleton - Microsoft Business Planner; Paul Collinge - Microsoft Senior Premier Field Engineer;  Philip Newman - Microsoft Senior Program Manager

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Watch this one-and-a-half-day, demo-rich Jump Start aimed at helping IT Pros administer Microsoft Office 365 for small and medium businesses, and get ready for Exam 74-325, part of the Microsoft Partner Network Small Business certification. Stephen Hall, CEO of District Computers, LLC, and Chris Oakman, Chief Infrastructure Officer of Eastridge Technology, are back with a new and updated version of their popular and fast-paced MVA course covering Office 365.

Instructor | Chris Oakman -  Chief Infrastructure Officer; Stephen Hall | CEO | District Computers, LLC

Associated Exam(s) | 74-325: Administering Office 365 for Small Businesses
Related Course(s)| 20346: Managing Office 365 Identities and Services

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Office 365 Fundamentals examines the building blocks of Office 365 and the evolving role of IT Professionals. Microsoft Office 365 is a combination of the cloud services and the latest productivity applications. The course starts with examining the Office 365 architecture from the prospective of the IT Professional, then takes the student through deploying Office 365 and finishes with rolling out changes to applications and services.
 
Related Exam(s): | 71-346: Managing Office 365 Identities and Requirements; 71-347: Enabling Office 365 Services
Associated Course(s): | 20346: Managing Office 365 Identities and Requirements
 
Instructor | Alistair Speirs - Senior Operations Program Manager; Jeff Medford - Senior Technical Product Manager; Ian Hameroff - Group Product Manager; Jake Zborowski - Group Product Manager

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Office 365 Support Corner is an ongoing series of on-demand courses that cover leading Office 365 support issues. ​Understanding the administration options for Project Online is key for a successful experience, both from the tenant administration within Office 365 and the Project Management Office (PMO) administration for your projects. In this course, get insight into what you have control over within Office 365 Admin Center and the PMO administration within each Project Web App (PWA) site.

Instructors | ​ Brian Smith - Microsoft Senior Escalation Engineer; Adrian Jenkins - Microsoft Escalation Engineer


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If you're interested in user identity management, be sure to check out this course! ​Office 365 provides a flexible identity management model with a variety of implementation methods, based on organization size, user experience, and security requirements. In this course, learn about user and identity management concepts, examine the available options, and explore how to configure and manage user identities.

In identity management, it is important to provide users with a seamless user authentication and profile through directory synchronization. This course looks at options for directory synchronization using Active Directory and third party identities. Don't miss it!

Instructor | ​ Paul Andrew - Microsoft Senior Technical Product Manager; Samuel Devasahayam - Microsoft Principal Program Manager; Nasos Kladakis - Microsoft Senior Technical Product Manager; Dave Pae - Microsoft Senior Product Manager; Jono Luk - Microsoft Senior Product Manager; Ross Adams - Microsoft Senior Program Manager; Andreas Kjellman - Microsoft Senior Program Manager

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You will see how to perform an eDiscovery search using native discovery and legal hold tools in the new Exchange. See how to perform a discovery search using the eDiscovery Center in the new SharePoint and then review the results.

Associated Office Guide Course(s) | Deploying Office as a Service
Related Course(s)| 20341: Core Solutions of Microsoft Exchange Server 2013; 20342: Advanced Solutions of Microsoft Exchange Server 2013

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The new business intelligence features available in Microsoft Office and SharePoint 2013 provide greater insight that can be easily shared across the organization, all while using familiar tools.

Related Certification(s) | MCSA: Office 365

Related Course(s) | 20346: Managing Office 365 Identities and Services

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In this guide, you will go through the process of configuring a hybrid Lync environment by integrating your on-premises Lync organization with Lync Online. Microsoft® Lync® 2013 is an enterprise-ready unified communications platform which connects people everywhere, on Windows 8 and other devices, as part of their everyday productivity experience.  It provides a consistent, single client experience for presence, instant messaging, voice, video and a great meeting experience and supports multiparty HD video conferencing, modern "touch first" capabilities for fast and natural communications, and work anywhere scenarios that do not require a VPN for encryption. Users can connect to anyone on Skype, enabling rich communication with hundreds of millions of people around the world.

Associated Office Guide Course(s) | Deploying Office as a Service
Related Course(s)| 20336: Core Solutions of Microsoft Lync Server 2013; 20337: Enterprise Voice and Online Services with Microsoft Lync Server 2013

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Explore some of the DLP features and options that make it easier to protect sensitive data in the new Exchange and see how DLP features enhance protection of information commonly sent in email, including financial and personal data.

Associated Office Guide Course(s) | Deploying Office as a Service
Related Course(s)| 20341: Core Solutions of Microsoft Exchange Server 2013; 20342: Advanced Solutions of Microsoft Exchange Server 2013

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In this guide, you will learn how to use the Remote Connectivity Analyzer to test correct configuration of the Edge Server you deployed in the previous guide. Microsoft® Lync® 2013 is an enterprise-ready unified communications platform which connects people everywhere, on Windows 8 and other devices, as part of their everyday productivity experience. Lync provides a consistent, single client experience for presence, instant messaging, voice, video and a great meeting experience. It supports multiparty HD video conferencing, modern "touch first" capabilities for fast and natural communications, and work anywhere scenarios that do not require a VPN for encryption, and users can connect to anyone on Skype, enabling rich communication with hundreds of millions of people around the world.

Associated Office Guide Course(s) | Deploying Office as a Service
Related Course(s)| 20336: Core Solutions of Microsoft Lync Server 2013; 20337: Enterprise Voice and Online Services with Microsoft Lync Server 2013

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See how to use the database availability group feature to provide high availability and site resilience to your Exchange organization. See how to use the database availability group feature to ensure high availability and site resilience in your Exchange organization. See how to use load balancing to ensure Outlook Web App connectivity. You'll also see how to monitor the status of the load balancer servers.

Associated Office Guide Course(s) | Deploying Office as a Service
Related Course(s)| 20341: Core Solutions of Microsoft Exchange Server 2013; 20342: Advanced Solutions of Microsoft Exchange Server 2013

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In this guide, you will experience deploying a new Lync environment using the Lync Server Topology Builder and the server role deployment process. Microsoft® Lync® 2013 is an enterprise-ready unified communications platform which connects people everywhere, on Windows 8 and other devices, as part of their everyday productivity experience. It provides a consistent, single client experience for presence, instant messaging, voice, video and a great meeting experience and supports multiparty HD video conferencing, modern "touch first" capabilities for fast and natural communications, and work anywhere scenarios that do not require a VPN for encryption. Users can connect to anyone on Skype, enabling rich communication with hundreds of millions of people around the world.

Associated Office Guide Course(s) | Deploying Office as a Service
Related Course(s)| 20336: Core Solutions of Microsoft Lync Server 2013; 20337: Enterprise Voice and Online Services with Microsoft Lync Server 2013

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