Category Archives: Events

Windows Server 2016 Launch Breakfast Event

Please join us at the Windows Server 2016 Launch Breakfast Event. As organisations move to the cloud at their own pace, Windows Server 2016 supports them through their transition. Whether running traditional workloads or the latest cloud-native apps and technology, users get added availability and new layers of security from the same OS that powers Azure.  With the 2016 wave of hybrid datacentre solutions, new and enhanced features will help you make the most of your existing resources while delivering

Microsoft Australia Exam Camps coming soon

The Readiness team at Microsoft Australia just posted the dates for eight different exam preparation camps they are running across the country in April and May. Below is the list of exams, the dates for each city and the registration links. If you are looking at getting certified, click the link above to see full details about what is included and what is required of thoes who register. Next Up: Exam 70-331 Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 Sydney 9th May –

Microsoft Server Readiness Training – 23 City Roadshow in 2015

In early 2015 we’re taking our Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 Readiness training on the road across Australia and you’re invited to attend. Covering all the capital cities (including Darwin) as well as regional centres from Geraldton to Mudgee, this is one of our most extensive training roadshows in recent years. Now is the time to lay the IT foundation of your customers’ businesses for the next decade and beyond. Upgrading their aging servers and operating systems now will not

Upcoming Events – ModernBiz Series – Safeguard Your Business

I’ll be delivering these events in January, so shake off the New Year brainfog and get yourself registered. Learn How to Help Customers Protect Their Business Data The Modern Biz Technical Series provides training, demonstrations, and hands-on instruction on how to use the latest Office 365, Windows, Windows Server 2012 R2, Microsoft Azure, and SQL Server 2014 capabilities to deliver solutions to small and midsize organizations. This set of training courses is designed to prepare Microsoft value-added reseller (VAR) partners

ModernBiz Tech Training Events Coming In October and December

I’ll be delivering this series of readiness events for Microsoft in October and November, this time round the cities being visited are Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney. Below is the official invite text, let me know in advance if you are planning on attending. There will be other events in this series, which will dig into additional topics, but to start, take a look below and see if this is appropriate for you or others in your business Grow Your

Best Of Both Worlds Training July 2014

This month I’m delivering the Best Of Both Worlds training for Microsoft’s OEM team, covering Windows Server and Office 365 integration opportunities.   Best Of Both Worlds July 2014

Catch Me At The Microsoft MVP Community Camp Sydney

What’s New in Windows 8.1 for IT Professionals Jump Start (12/81)

Microsoft has announced a new Microsoft Virtual Academy Jump Start for What’s new in Windows 8.1 for IT Professionals. I will be donning my Windows Expert – IT Pro MVP hat for this one as a moderator, so feel free to ask me some questions during the event What’s New in Windows 8.1 for IT Professionals Jump Start Is your organization using Windows XP or Windows 7? Learn how you can fast-track your organization to a more productive Windows 8.1

Windows Intune “Ask The Experts” Webcast Series

My good friends in the Microsoft Australia Partner And Readiness team have organised two online events to help you get up to speed with Windows Intune. The first of these was delivered today by Paul Bourgeau, the World Wide Technical Lead for Windows Intune, one of my go to sources for all things Windows Intune. The recording of today’s session is available here. I’ve seen Paul in action a couple of times already and always learn something new. I encourage you

TechEd Day 4 Wrap Up

All good things must come to an end, and after a day enjoying some warmth and sun, here’s my thoughts on yesterday… The first session of the day on SBS didn’t deliver any real surprises, apart from completely focusing on the Essentials version and the Office 365 integration component. I spent many years in the world of SBS, and have seen it grow and develop over the years, but it seems to be clear the direction the product is going


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