SHI/Microsoft Spring 2013 Webinar Series

Having the right information at the right time is critical. This spring, let SHI provide you with the information you will need to make informed decisions about the Microsoft products and licensing options available to your company. SHI and Microsoft have been collaborating for more than a decade on various webinar events, providing thousands of procurement and IT professionals with the product and licensing options they need to support their end-users. Each individual webinar is a chance to interact with both SHI and Microsoft product and volume licensing experts.

Webinars typically last 45 minutes and are followed by a 15 minute Q&A session. All you need is a phone and a computer with internet access. Upon registration, you will receive further instructions on how to participate.

Be sure you are aware of all the options available to your organization. Enroll in an SHI/Microsoft webinar today!

    
    
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(1) Lync Users Experience 2013

Overview: 
Lync Users Experience 2013
During this Lync 2013 User Experience Webinar we will be discussing an overview of what is new to Lync 2013. Then, Enabling Technologies will demonstrate some of the more relevant user features. Enabling is in the Lync TAP program with Lync 2013 in our environment for a head start on the release. Topics will include: federation to Skype, major improvements to video/audio/web conferencing, customizable scheduling of online meetings through Outlook, accessibility from smartphones, PCs, and browsers, and tight integration to the Microsoft stack, and other features end users and administrators will love!

View the recording at:
http://www.enablingtechcorp.com/Resources/Webinars.aspx

Start Date: 1/24/2013 2:00:00 PM Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Presenter: SHI and enablingtechnologies Corp
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(2) BYOD Licensing Scenarios

Overview: 
BYOD Licensing Scenarios
Your workers reach for the technology that makes it easiest to get the job done, whether it is a company-owned PC or their own smartphone. While you want to give employees more freedom, you also need to manage any device that has access to the corporate network. During this webinar we will be discussing how you can license your BYOD environment properly and how to get the most out of BYOD.

View the recording:
Recording URL:
https://www.livemeeting.com/cc/shi2/view
Recording ID: M8Q6BR
Attendee Key: 7gF:Z43

Start Date: 1/31/2013 2:00:00 PM Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Presenter: SHI
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(3) Lync Administrators Experience 2013

Overview: 
Lync Administrator Experience 2013
We will cover the administrative improvements and the architectural changes. Topics will include: fewer server roles due to collocation capability, the new admin console, moving critical user data from the backend to the frontend server, archiving Lync IMs into Exchange mail stores, and backend server high availability..

View the recording:
Recording URL:
http://www.enablingtechcorp.com/Resources/Webinars.aspx

Start Date: 2/5/2013 2:00:00 PM Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Presenter: SHI and enablingtechnologies Corp
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(4) Open Value and Open Business

Overview: 
Open Value and Open Business
With a customizable platform and price advantages for volume purchasing, Open programs provide a simple, cost effective way to acquire the latest Microsoft technology. Open License is a good choice if you are a corporate, academic, charitable, or government organization that wants to pay as you go. Open Value is the recommended program if you have a small to midsize organization with five or more desktop PCs and want to simplify license management, manage software costs, and get better control over your investment. Join us as we explore these volume licensing programs and see how they may benefit your business.

View the recording
Recording URL:
https://www.livemeeting.com/cc/shi2/view
Recording ID: H5SQKZ

Start Date: 2/14/2013 2:00:00 PM Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Presenter: SHI
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(5) Office 365

Overview: 
Office 365
What exactly is Office 365? Its familiar Microsoft Office collaboration and productivity tools are delivered through the cloud, allowing everyone to work together easily with anywhere access to email, web conferencing, documents, and calendars. It includes business-class security and is backed by Microsoft. Whether you are a small business or multinational enterprise, Office 365 offers plans designed to fit your organization's unique needs

An Xbox 360 will be raffled off after this webinar!


When: February 28th at 2:00 PM EST

Space at this event is limited so please register today.

Start Date: 2/28/2013 2:00:00 PM Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Presenter: SHI
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(6) Exchange 2013

Overview: 
Exchange 2013
The next version of Exchange enables you to increase user productivity and keep your organization safe, while maintaining the control you need. With Exchange 2013 you can tailor your solution based on your unique needs and ensures that your communications are always available, while you remain in control, on your own terms—online, on-premises, or a hybrid of the two. Join us to discuss the product and licensing changes that will come with Exchange 2013.

View the recording:
Recording URL:
https://www.livemeeting.com/cc/shi2/view
Recording ID: 2M962D
Attendee Key: 8J)Nz_4

Start Date: 3/14/2013 2:00:00 PM Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Presenter: SHI
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(7) Licensing 101

Overview: 
Licensing 101
Please join us to learn about the ins and outs of Microsoft product licensing. The three standard pools of products will be covered in the web seminar: Applications, Systems and Servers. In addition, a portion of the presentation will be dedicated to the new and increasingly popular software as a service product line. We will also touch on Microsoft Licensing options such as Select Plus and EA-Enterprise Agreement.

View the recording:
Recording URL:
https://www.livemeeting.com/cc/shi2/view
Recording ID: BHW5P4
Attendee Key: Pz'g3>K

Start Date: 3/21/2013 2:00:00 PM Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Presenter: SHI
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(8) Managing your Server environment with Windows Server and Systems Center 2012

Overview: 
Managing your Server environment with Windows Server and Systems Center 2012
When it comes to IT infrastructure, the message is clear: Organizations want a more consistent, integrated approach that helps them solve fundamental business and IT challenges. They also want to take advantage of new applications and services that can be deployed on premises and in private and public cloud environments. With the new releases of Windows Server 2012 and System Center 2012 there is a more dynamic, available, cost-effective server platform that allows organizations of all types and sizes to cloud optimize their IT.

View the recording:
Recording URL:
https://www.livemeeting.com/cc/shi2/view
Recording ID: 46D5RN
Attendee Key: DwK6"^x

Start Date: 3/28/2013 2:00:00 PM Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Presenter: SHI
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(9) Software Asset Management

Overview: 
Software Asset Management
Software Asset Management (SAM) is a best practice incorporating a set of proven processes and procedures for managing and optimizing your organization's IT assets. Implementing SAM protects your software investments and helps you recognize what you have, where it's running, and if your organization is using your assets efficiently. Join us in this webinar so we can discuss how SHI's SAM Team can help you control costs and business risks, optimize existing investments and grow with your company's expanding needs.

View the recording:
Recording URL:
https://www.livemeeting.com/cc/shi2/view
Recording ID: 86T7MM
Attendee Key: b)=4Mb9

Start Date: 4/4/2013 2:00:00 PM Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Presenter: SHI
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(10) Open Value and Open Business

Overview: 
Open Value and Open Business
With a customizable platform and price advantages for volume purchasing, Open programs provide a simple, cost effective way to acquire the latest Microsoft technology. Open License is a good choice if you are a corporate, academic, charitable, or government organization that wants to pay as you go. Open Value is the recommended program if you have a small to midsize organization with five or more desktop PCs and want to simplify license management, manage software costs, and get better control over your investment. Join us as we explore these volume licensing programs and see how they may benefit your business.

View the recording:
Recording URL:
https://www.livemeeting.com/cc/shi2/view
Recording ID: H5SQKZ

Start Date: 4/11/2013 2:00:00 PM Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Presenter: SHI
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(11) Enrollment for Application Platform (EAP) and Enrollment for Core Infrastructure (ECI)

Overview: 
Enrollment for Application Platform (EAP) and Enrollment for Core Infrastructure (ECI)
Microsoft Enrollment for Application Platform (EAP) is a set of integrated technologies and tools that support innovation by helping you maximize the value of your existing applications, rapidly develop new applications, with Visual Studio and MSDN. Make significant gains in productivity while decreasing total cost of ownership. Learn how EAP will work for your company with its three-year Enrollment term, You get attractive volume pricing for Microsoft Application Platform Products, including Microsoft SQL Server. The Enrollment for Core Infrastructure (ECI) extends the value of the Enterprise Agreement by offering you a private cloud licensing solutions. By aligning the licensing for Windows Server and System Center management together into a simplified, processor based licensing model. EDI helps you manage your licenses more easily and spend less time and effort when upgrading or adding licenses as your virtualization requirements change

View the recording:
Recording URL:
https://www.livemeeting.com/cc/shi2/view
Recording ID: HWQ7GN

Start Date: 4/25/2013 2:00:00 PM Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Presenter: SHI
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(12) Microsoft Academic EES

Overview: 
Microsoft Academic EES
EES is an easy, cost effective licensing program that provides all academic institutions assured compliance for desktop platform products with one annual count. It also provides schools the flexibility to add additional products in any quantity, not just site wide. Join SHI to learn how schools now can add products on an as need basis and still utilize simplified asset management, since licenses can be purchased under a single subscription agreement

View the recording:
Recording URL:
https://www.livemeeting.com/cc/shi2/view
Recording ID: HT9K75

Start Date: 5/9/2013 2:00:00 PM Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Presenter: SHI
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(13) Microsoft Online services: Intune & Azure

Overview: 
Microsoft Online services: Intune & Azure
What are Intune and Azure and what do they mean to your company? With Windows Intune. you can support Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) initiatives and a wide range of platforms including Windows RT, Windows 8, iOS, and Android. Windows Azure enables you to quickly build, deploy and manage applications across a global network of Microsoft-managed datacenters. You can build applications using any operating system, language or tool. Join us to discuss the two products and how they can work with your environment.

An Xbox 360 will be raffled off after this webinar!


When: May 23, 2013 at 2:00PM EST

Space at this event is limited so please register today.

Start Date: 5/23/2013 2:00:00 PM Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Presenter: SHI
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(14) Optimize The Desktop

Overview: 
Optimize The Desktop
Organizations look to their people to drive business success, and to their IT department to build and manage an infrastructure that supports and enables people to be successful in their jobs. Often, these expectations create a natural tension between end users, who want the flexibility to support a dynamic work environment, and an IT department that needs greater control and manageability. The solution to this challenge is a "Windows Optimized Desktop" infrastructure - a state in which your organization attains the right balance in its desktop infrastructure to empower employees with the flexibility they need to be productive, while providing IT the necessary level of control, manageability, and security.

An Xbox 360 will be raffled off after this webinar!


When: June 6, 2013 at 2:00PM EST

Space at this event is limited so please register today.

Start Date: 6/6/2013 2:00:00 PM Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Presenter: SHI


    

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