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Archive for September, 2013

Licensing Readiness – Windows Embedded 8.1 Industry and Windows Embedded 8 Standard Webcast Held in October

A Windows Embedded 8.1 Industry and Windows Embedded 8 Standard Licensing webcast will be held October 15 and 16.  This 30 minute webcast is designed to provide you with the opportunity to engage with Microsoft Subject Matter Experts as they discuss core licensing topics (L100-L200) for Windows Embedded 8.1 Industry and Windows Embedded 8 Standard and learn how to effectively address customers’ questions regarding product benefits, features, pricing and licensing. There are 3 opportunities to attend the Windows Embedded Industry and Standard Licensing webcast in October. Register now!

Course Title


Time (PST)

Licensing Readiness – Windows Embedded 8.1 Industry and Windows Embedded 8 Standard

Oct 15

6:00 PM

Licensing Readiness – Windows Embedded 8.1 Industry and Windows Embedded 8 Standard

Oct 16

12:00 PM

Licensing Readiness – Windows Embedded 8.1 Industry and Windows Embedded 8 Standard

Oct 16

7:00 AM

October 8: Core Solutions of Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 Jump Start

Do you want to find out what the latest version of Microsoft Exchange Server has to offer businesses? Attend this fast-paced, demo-rich Jump Start about planning, deploying, and managing Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 on-premises.  This Jump Start is appropriate for anyone upgrading from earlier versions of Exchange as well as IT Pros new to Exchange but with prior networking experience. It will also help you prepare for Exam 70-341.Register here.

Licensing trainings


Is your licensing knowledge up to date?
Find below all training options depending on your level.






Licensing Exam Prep – 070-671 (14-15 okt) 070-672 (14 & 16 okt)




Designing, Assessing, and Optimizing Software Asset Management (SAM)




Licensing Essentials


coming soon


product licensing


coming soon


SPLAR training


coming soon

Training Spotter V2 is now available in the Microsoft store!



It’s an application on Windows 8(.1) and Windows Phone to find trainings available for Microsoft Partners. The app spots the training options for you!

Why should I install it?

  • It will filter all relevant trainings for you, based on your profile
  • No need to do extensive lookup, the app will notify you of new training opportunities in an automatic way
  • Take full advantage of all training resources that are available for you as a Microsoft Partner
  • The best news is: the app proactively notifies you of new relevant training session for your role. Use the Live Tiles in the Windows start screen to take full advantage of the feature

New in V2?

  • More trainings available, including local in-person trainings
  • The improved design allows to easily navigate, favorite and share trainings
  • Login option available so you can synchronize profile and favorites between devices (Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8)
  • Classroom trainings prioritized


Install the app on your start screen in order to receive the notifications when a new training, matching your profile, is available.

Install now on Windows 8
Install now on Windows Phone


Even if your customer is not an IT Expert… Learn how the Microsoft Experience Center (CIE) can demonstrate productivity as well as cost savings

The benefits of the New World of Work can be experienced by all members of the management team . They will experience how to:

  • Communicate and share with customers and colleagues in a more mobile, more effective and more flexible way,
  • Cut down on transport costs and office spaces,
  • Access at any time, in every place and in total security the strategic data underlying your decisions,
  • Organise, structure and manage all the various devices in your company.


During an Immersion Experience workshop, for up to eight participants from their organisation, led by a business productivity specialist.

In a demonstration room with laptops and smartphones for each participant so that everyone can experience their part, in real time, using the scenarios of your choice.


•              Either at the Microsoft facilities
•              Or at the customer  company
•              Or at your premises as an accredited CIE Partner

Contact us today and learn more about the  Immersion Experience !

See video in Dutch.

See video in French.

Exam 74-325: Administering Office 365 for Small Businesses replaces the predecessor Exam 74-324

We have released the new Exam 74-325: Administering Office 365 for Small Businesses which replaces the predecessor Exam 74-324 and becomes an additional Small Business Competency option.

Earning the Small Business competency uniquely positions your business to demonstrate advanced skills, technology expertise and to provide cost-effective services. ​Learn about the growing maturity of cloud computing and how it can open major revenue streams for you in the small business segment and get prepared for the exam with the new Jump Start training.

You can find more information here: and go here for a jumpstart:

Save up to 50% on competency exams

Build your product knowledge and capabilities by earning the certifications and accreditations that help you and your company stand out.

By purchasing a Microsoft Competency Exam pack, you take a step towards meeting your organization’s Microsoft gold or silver competency requirements. Hand out exam vouchers to individuals within your organization that need to get certified. Whether you’re looking to meet new competency requirements or to simply highlight your team’s world-class skills, this is the best way to get started.

Through December 31, 2013, MPN Competency Exam packs are available for 50% off a pack of 20 exams or 40% off a pack of 5 exams. Individuals have until May 31, 2014 to schedule and take the qualifying exams in the packs. These vouchers do not come with Second Shot. For a list of qualifying exams, please visit Prometric. 

Buy your vouchers today!