15 Jun

Here is a special offer for Microsoft Partners for pacificITpros sponsored TechDays.  The cost is $1,299.  Register early and receive a Microsoft partner registration discount of $1,000; making your cost only $299.  For those who have not been to any of pacificITpros events, they are all technical; NO marketing and NO sales hype.  I hope you find the event worth attending, and would appreciate hearing from you after the event on whether we should offer more of these discounted events for Microsoft Partners.

 WHAT:           TechDays – Two days of technical training for IT Professionals on

                        Microsoft and Cisco Technologies

WHEN:          Friday, June 23, 9 a.m. 5 p.m. & Saturday, June 24, 9a.m. – 4p.m.

WHERE:       Diablo Valley College, Pleasant Hill (Walnut Creek/Concord)


SESSIONS Lectures and Hands-on Labs

Deploy IT – Hands-on Lab

Clustering Microsoft Server

David Lozano – EqualLogic

Cisco Call Manager and VoIP and Microsoft’s Exchange

Douglas Renner – peakIP Solutions

Build your own Virtual Machine Test Lab

Bring Your own Machine – We’ll supply the software

Mike Hanson

Best techniques migrating for migrating to Exchange Server 2003

Chris Avis – Microsoft

Cisco NAC vs Microsoft NAP

Exchange – How to configure OWA and RPC over HTTPS

Hands-on lab – server consolidation using virtual servers

Hands-on lab – server consolidation using virtual servers

How to configure Exchange, troubleshooting problems with ActiveSync

How to deploy MRTG

How to Deploy Windows XP with Office 2003 in 15 minutes

Mike Hanson

Integrating Microsoft’s CRM with CISCO’s Call Manager

Robert Kszan – CRM Source

Intro to PIX firewall/ASA

Intro to VoIP and Cisco Call Manager for IT Professionals

Microsoft’s DPM vs Microsoft’s Shadow Copy – Comparison of NAS, SAN, iSCSI

Microsoft’s Next Generation Network found in Vista and Longhorn

Microsoft’s OneNote

Microsoft’s Small Business Server – Hands-on training

Trouble Shooting Active Directory

Chris Avis – Microsoft

Troubleshooting DNS on Windows Server 2003 and SBS

Chris Avis – Microsoft

Troubleshooting Exchange Server on Exchange Server 2003 and SBS

Chris Avis – Microsoft

SBS – Tips, tricks, troubleshooting and best practices

Susan Bradley- Microsoft MVP

True Image Software for Server and Workstations backups

Acronis Software

Workstation/Server imaging with True Image software from Acronis Software

(Note:   Speakers and sessions are subject to change without notice.)




Hotels within a 5-8 minute drive

Hilton – Concord (10 minute walk)

Marriott – Walnut Creek

Less than $100/night

Holiday Inn – Concord

Courtyard – Pleasant Hill

Motel 6 – Walnut Creek



AIRPORT:   Oakland (45 minutes), San Francisco (55 minutes), Sacramento (75 minutes)




COST:           The cost for this event is $1299.  Microsoft Partners receive a $1,000 early registration discount.  YOUR COST for two days of technical hands-on training is $299 including lunch, drinks and snacks.



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Posted by on June 15, 2006 in Special Offer


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