A few Microsoft Online Webcasts

I noticed that the Microsoft Online folks posted a series of webcasts on the MS Online blog. They relate in various ways to their offering and should be interesting for all types of folks (whether your thinking of switching to Microsoft Online, looking to resell it – disclosure: I am a reseller, or have some form of a competing product – disclosure: I resell a competing product).
Here they are all in one place to make things easier….

Microsoft Online Services Setup, On-boarding, and Administration (Level 200)

View the Webcast: Microsoft Online Services Setup, On-boarding, and Administration (Level 200) 
Event Overview: The Business Productivity Online (BPO) Suite from Microsoft Online Services includes Exchange Online, SharePoint Online, Office Live Meeting, and Exchange Hosted Filtering, enterprise-class software delivered as a subscription service, hosted by Microsoft, and sold with partners. In this webcast, we introduce the Microsoft Online Administration Center (MOAC) and the process for setting up and on-boarding an organization to the BPO Suite. 
Presenter: Casey McKinnon, Senior Program Manager, Microsoft Corporation
Duration: 90 Minutes   
Start Date: Tuesday, September 23, 2008 11:30 PM Pacific Time (US & Canada) 

Plan for Microsoft Online Services Deployment and On-boarding
View the Webcast: Planning for Microsoft Online Services Deployment and On-boarding
Event Overview: Deploying the Business Productivity Online (BPO) Suite from Microsoft Online Services requires planning and preparation to ready an organization for the full use of the services. In this webcast, we discuss preparations for the BPO Suite, including infrastructure requirements and desktop application deployment, and we provide a working check list for IT professionals to reference as they on-board the services. 
Presenter: Ryan Phillips, Escalation Engineer, Microsoft Corporation
Duration: 90 Minutes   
Start Date: Tuesday, September 30, 2008 9:00 PM Pacific Time (US & Canada) 

Microsoft Online Services: Critical Infrastructure and Operations for Delivering Secure, Enterprise-Class Software Services (Level 200)
View the Webcast: Microsoft Online Services: Critical Infrastructure and Operations for Delivering Secure, Enterprise-Class Software Services (Level 200)
Event Overview: In this webcast, we focus on the operations and infrastructure for delivering Microsoft Online Services, enterprise-class software hosted by Microsoft and delivered as a subscription service. Customers require high availability, security, and reliability for their hosted applications and data. Join the Microsoft Online Services operations team as they discuss the network infrastructure, architecture, and operations for exceeding customers’ expectations for system availability, security, and reliability. 
Presenter: Mike Ziock, Senior Director Operations, Microsoft Corporation
Duration: 90 Minutes   
Start Date: Tuesday, September 30, 2008 1:00 AM Pacific Time (US & Canada) 
 
Technical Overview of the Business Productivity Online Suite from Microsoft Online Services (Level 200)
View the Webcast:
 Technical Overview of the Business Productivity Online Suite from Microsoft Online Services (Level 200)
Event Overview: The Business Productivity Online (BPO) Suite from Microsoft Online Services includes Exchange Online, SharePoint Online, Office Live Meeting, and Exchange Hosted Filtering, enterprise-class software delivered as a subscription service, hosted by Microsoft, and sold with partners. In this webcast, we introduce you to the BPO Suite and its components, and we demonstrate the ease with which IT professionals can set up the service for their organizations and users.

Presenter: John Betz, Director, Microsoft Corporation
Duration: 90 Minutes   
Start Date: Friday, September 19, 2008 9:30 PM Pacific Time (US & Canada) 
 
Migration and Coexistence for the Business Productivity Online Suite from Microsoft Online Services (Level 300)
View the Webcast: Migration and Coexistence for the Business Productivity Online Suite from Microsoft Online Services (Level 300)
Event Overview: In this webcast, we demonstrate coexistence and migration tools and strategies for Microsoft Online Services. These tools help organizations synchronize their on-premise Active Directory forest with the Microsoft Online Service directory structure in the cloud, migrate mailboxes from on-premise mail servers to Microsoft Exchange Online, and operate their on-premise Active Directory forest and Exchange Servers in coexistence with their Microsoft Online Services deployment. 
Presenter: Erik Ashby, Senior Program Manager Lead, Microsoft Corporation
Duration: 90 Minutes   
Start Date: Saturday, September 27, 2008 1:00 AM Pacific Time (US & Canada) 
 
Exchange Online Capabilities (Level 200)
View the Webcast:  Exchange Online Application Capabilities (Level 200)
Event Overview: Microsoft Exchange Online is the messaging component of the Business Productivity Online Suite (BPOS) from Microsoft Online Services. In this webcast, we explore the application capabilities of Exchange Online, including steps for configuring and managing the service, such as adding custom domains, configuring for external relay, provisioning mailboxes, creating distribution lists, and adding contacts.

Presenter: Edward Wu, Senior Program Manager Lead, Microsoft Corporation 
Duration: 90 Minutes   
Start Date: Thursday, September 25, 2008 8:00 PM Pacific Time (US & Canada) 

SharePoint Online Capabilities (Level 200)
View the Webcast:
 SharePoint Online Application Capabilities (Level 200)
Event Overview: Microsoft SharePoint Online is the collaboration component of the Business Productivity Online Suite (BPOS) from Microsoft Online Services. In this webcast, we explore the application capabilities of SharePoint Online, including steps for configuring and managing the service, while demonstrating the speed with which  the rich functionality of Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007  can be tapped from this in-the-cloud deployment.
Presenter: Christoph Bichsel, Program Manager, Microsoft Corporation
Duration: 90 Minutes   
Start date: Thursday, September 25, 2008 1:00 AM Pacific Time (US & Canada) 
 
And not a webcast, but equally interesting….
How to Extend Your Microsoft Online Services Free Trial
If you would like to extend your free trial, you can request a one-time, 30-day extension, and add up to 40 additional seats. 
 
Request an extension / add seats
 
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