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Upcoming Licensing training

1. Microsoft Licensing Essentials training 05/05/2013

“They say that Microsoft licensing is quite complex.” That is correct, but doesn’t mean that you cannot learn the basics. If you attend the half-day Microsoft Licensing Essentials training, you will be able to explain your customer the most important elements of Microsoft licensing:

  • License types: Full Packaged Product (FPP), OEM license, Volume Licensing programs such as Open License and Open Value, introductions to MOSP (the vehicle for ordering Office 365) and SPLA.
  • Software Assurance: what is it, and how to get it?
  • Product licensing: which licenses are needed for Windows, Office and server products such as Windows Server and Windows Small Business Server?
  • Open License, Open Value: what are the most important features and benefits of these Volume Licensing programs?

more info & registration

2. Microsoft Product Licensing Workshop 09/05/2013

In one day, you learn how to use practical knowledge of Microsoft licensing in customer scenarios by attending the Product Licensing Workshop. In this course short presentations about product licensing alternate with five group exercises:

  1. Windows 8 and Office 2013 licensing
  2. Windows Server 2012 licensing in virtualized environments
  3. System Center 2012 licensing
  4. Exchange Server 2013, Lync Server 2013, SharePoint Server 2013 and Office 365 licensing
  5. SQL Server 2012 licensing

This training is delivered by Didactive and offered to you free of charge by Microsoft.

more info & registration

3. Licensing Solutions Competency training: “Volume Licensing Specialist: Small and Medium Organizations” (070-671)

The Microsoft Partner Network contains among others the Licensing Solutions Competency. One of the competencies is the design and implementation of Volume Licensing solutions. To achieve this competency at least two of your employees must be certified for the MCTS exam 070-671 or 070-672.

On the dates mentioned below Didactive in cooperation with Microsoft BVBA delivers a training that prepares you for the MCTS exam 070-671 “Volume Licensing Specialist: Small and Medium Organizations”.

  • May 6th and 7th, 2014, Microsoft BVBA in Zaventem – register

Choose between the following rates:

  • The Early Bird rate of € 495 per attendee is available until six weeks prior to the training session. Early Bird registrations cannot be cancelled.
  • The regular rate is € 595 per attendee.

At a surcharge, this can be extended to a three-day program, thus also preparing the attendee for the 070-672 exam for large organizations. The rate of this extended program is € 695 (Early Bird) or € 850 (regular) per attendee.

Download the course description (Adobe® Reader required).

4. Licensing Solutions Competency training: “Volume Licensing Specialist: Large Organizations” (070-672)

The Microsoft Partner Network contains among others the Licensing Solutions Competency. One of the competencies is the design and implementation of Volume Licensing solutions. To achieve this competency at least two of your employees must be certified for the MCTS exam 070-671 or 070-672.

For the preparation for the MCTS exam 070-672 “Volume Licensing Specialist: Large Organizations” Didactive offers a two-day training on the following dates:

  • May 6th and 8th, 2014, Microsoft BVBA in Zaventem – register

At a surcharge, this can be extended to a three-day program, thus also preparing the attendee for the 070-671 exam for small and medium organizations. The rate of this extended program is € 695 (Early Bird) or € 850 (regular) per attendee.

Download the course description (Adobe® Reader required).

“Early Experts” Study Guides Available for Updated MCSA Exams

This past month, Microsoft Learning has updated the MCSA: Windows Server 2012 certification exams to include new exam questions that relate to additional IT Pro tasks and new capabilities in Windows Server 2012 R2.  If you’re currently preparing for MCSA certification, you’ll definitely want to check out the updated exam topics.  To help you prepare for the new exam topics in each MCSA exam, this month the blog site author is releasing a set of updated free Study Guides – one per exam each Friday – as part of an Early Experts “Free Guide Friday” series. Each Study Guide will include prescriptive resources and hands-on exercises to build your confidence with the new exam topics.

· MCSA Exam 70-410 Study Guide

· MCSA Exam 70-411 Study Guide

· MCSA Exam 70-412 Study Guide

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Licensing classroom trainings

Microsoft Licensing Solutions Competency training: “Volume Licensing Specialist: Small and Medium Organizations” (070-671)

The Microsoft Partner Network contains among others the Licensing Solutions Competency. One of the competencies is the design and implementation of Volume Licensing solutions. To achieve this competency at least two of your employees must be certified for the MCTS exam 070-671 or 070-672.

On the dates mentioned below Didactive in cooperation with Microsoft BVBA delivers a training that prepares you for the MCTS exam 070-671 “Volume Licensing Specialist: Small and Medium Organizations”.

  • May 6th and 7th, 2014, Microsoft BVBA in Zaventem – register

Choose between the following rates:

  • The Early Bird rate of € 495 per attendee is available until six weeks prior to the training session. Early Bird registrations cannot be cancelled.
  • The regular rate is € 595 per attendee.

At a surcharge, this can be extended to a three-day program, thus also preparing the attendee for the 070-672 exam for large organizations. The rate of this extended program is € 695 (Early Bird) or € 850 (regular) per attendee.

Download the course description (Adobe® Reader required).

Microsoft Licensing Solutions Competency training: “Volume Licensing Specialist: Large Organizations” (070-672)

The Microsoft Partner Network contains among others the Licensing Solutions Competency. One of the competencies is the design and implementation of Volume Licensing solutions. To achieve this competency at least two of your employees must be certified for the MCTS exam 070-671 or 070-672.

For the preparation for the MCTS exam 070-672 “Volume Licensing Specialist: Large Organizations” Didactive offers a two-day training on the following dates:

  • May 6th and 8th, 2014, Microsoft BVBA in Zaventem – register

At a surcharge, this can be extended to a three-day program, thus also preparing the attendee for the 070-671 exam for small and medium organizations. The rate of this extended program is € 695 (Early Bird) or € 850 (regular) per attendee.

Download the course description (Adobe® Reader required).

Microsoft Product Licensing Workshop

In one day, you learn how to use practical knowledge of Microsoft licensing in customer scenarios by attending the Product Licensing Workshop. In this course short presentations about product licensing alternate with five group exercises:

  1. Windows 8 and Office 2013 licensing
  2. Windows Server 2012 licensing in virtualized environments
  3. System Center 2012 licensing
  4. Exchange Server 2013, Lync Server 2013, SharePoint Server 2013 and Office 365 licensing
  5. SQL Server 2012 licensing

This training session will be delivered on the following dates:

  • December 4th, 2013, Microsoft BVBA in Zaventem (click here to register)
  • January 28th, 2014, Microsoft BVBA in Zaventem (we will publish the location and registration link as soon as we can)
  • May 9th, 2014, Microsoft BVBA in Zaventem (we will publish the location and registration link as soon as we can)

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.

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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. 

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