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Step-By-Step: Resources to Help You Learn (via Microsoft TechNet)

via Microsoft TechNet

As of late Pierre, Mitch and I have been traveling this great country we call home to bring the goodness of Microsoft’s ecosystem to you hometown. #CANITPRO Camps, formerly known as IT Camps, have been a great opportunity to share our knowledge of offerings such as Windows Server 2012, Hyper-V Server 2012, System Center 2012 and Windows 8 for Enterprise with the IT Professional community. In turn, attendees have been sharing their knowledge and experience back with us and we have been happy to participate amidst that conversation in person and online.

At present we, the Developer Platform and Tools team (DPE) here at Microsoft Canada, are currently working on version 2 of the Windows Server 2012 camp and a new Windows 8 Enterprise Management via System Center 2012 Configuration Manager camp. The camps are currently being built on recommendation provided by attendees of the first round of camps and final testing will be completed soon. During this brief pause of the #CANITPRO Camp tour we at DPE wanted to make available labs conducted during the camp as well as labs we were not able to get to so that learning could continue on your own time. Hence the Step-By-Step series was born.

The #CANITPO Step-By-Step series provides instruction to completing tasks such as:

As an extra incentive to get hands on and trying it out, if you register and try out a qualifying evaluation you could win an HP Elitebook Revolve, plus the first 1,000 qualifying downloads have a chance at 800 Microsoft points and of course all qualify for the grand prize of $5,000.*  For more information and full rules, read more>>

We at Microsoft Canada are here to help further your knowledge in regards to setup and management of your Microsoft implementation. We also appreciate your feedback and your insights on ideas around solutions that benefit everyone. Feel free to reach out to us at any time with questions or concerns you may have. We look forward to seeing you at our next #CANITPRO Camp.

Anthony Bartolo | IT PRO Technical Evangelist | Twitter| Facebook


Resources, Tools and Training

·  Tim Horton’s $10 Gift Card Contest
We’re giving away 350 Tim Horton’s gift cards, all you have to do to qualify is download a free qualifying software evaluation (trial). Download all three for more chances to win, but hurry, the contest closes soon.**

·  The New Office: Garage Series for IT Pro
Join us for our weekly webcast where we'll explore what's new, different and we hope, better with the new Office from a manageability, deployment and automation perspective. See more.

·  Free SQL Server 2012 eBook
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*No purchase necessary. Contest open to residents of Canada.  Contest closes April 30, 2013 at 11:59:59 p.m. ET. There is one grand prize (an HP Elitebook Revolve) available to be won with an estimated retail price of $2,000.  In addition, there are 1,000 gifts available of 800 Microsoft points to the first 1,000 qualifying trials of Hyper-V Server 2012 and Windows Azure.  Skill testing question required. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries. For full rules, including entry, eligibility requirements and complete prize description, review the full terms and Conditions.

**No purchase necessary. Contest open to residents of Canada, excluding Quebec. Contest closes April 11, 2013 at 11:59:59 p.m. ET. Three-Hundred-and-Fifty (350) prizes are available to be won: (i) $10 CDN Tim Horton’s gift card. Skill-testing question required. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries. For full rules, including entry, eligibility requirements and complete prize description, review the full terms and Conditions.


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