July 2012 Webinar Update: Free Webinars for IT Pros

There are a number of free webinars happening this month that you don’t want to miss. Our July 2012 webinar list includes some exciting live events that will help you get started with Windows 8, improve your IT security knowledge, write the perfect cover letter and build a successful IT career with the new generation of Microsoft certifications.

New VoIP Network Quality Manager, VoIP Troubleshooting with Detailed CDRs

Presented by: SolarWinds
Tuesday, July 10, 2012 11:00 AM CDT | Learn More & Register >>

Need help finding your real VoIP issues? VoIP and Network Quality Management is a critical component in any VoIP environment to keep your end users happy! But finding where the problem exists can be tedious and time consuming if you can’t see everything you need to analyze the situation. Is it your network, your provider or your VoIP phone? SolarWinds will show you real VoIP troubleshooting to get to the heart of the problem.

Sharpshooting Hyper-V with Real-Time Alerting and Focused Reporting

Presented by: Greg Shields & Rick Vanover
Wednesday, July 11, 2012 1:00 PM EDT | Learn More & Register >>

Join Greg Shields and Rick Vanover for the second of a multi-part webinar series: I’ve got Hyper-V, now what? You’ve been told for years to implement Hyper-V, and now that you’ve done it, you’re probably asking, “Now what?” Improving backups and monitoring is your first, most critical concern. Better visibility comes next.

Conquering the IT Cover Letter

Presented by: Heather Ackmann & Alan Ackmann
Wednesday, July 11, 2012 11:00 AM CDT | Learn More & Register >>

A well-crafted resume is only one part of the written materials for a job search. Equally important, though often neglected, is the need to have a first-rate cover letter, which can accent the strengths of your resume and help propel your application to the top. In this live webinar, you will learn simple strategies to help make your cover letter the best that it can be so you can get your dream IT job!

Finding a Home for Your VMware and Hyper-V Backups

Presented by: Rick Vanover
Tuesday, July 17, 2012 1:00 PM EDT | Learn More & Register >>

Congratulations! You’ve decided to make the move to disk-based backups. Now where exactly will you store those backups? You have a number of great choices, each with its own set of “best fit” use cases and “best practice” deployment techniques.

IT Security Fundamentals – Start with Your Weak Points

Presented by: Don Jones
Tuesday, July 17, 2012 12:00 PM CDT | Learn More & Register >>

One of the trickiest parts of IT security is simply understanding where all of your weak points are. How are attackers coming after your key servers like email and web? What types of attacks should you be looking out for? In this live webinar, you’ll learn how to identify key resources to protect and secure your environment, while eliminating your weak points.

SolarWinds Patch Manager – Sneak Peek – NA/LATAM

Presented by: Lawrence Garvin & Brandon Shopp
Wednesday, July 18, 2012 10:00 AM CDT | Learn More & Register >>

Please join us for a sneak peek of the new features coming in Patch Manager. In this webcast we will cover:

  • When will System Center Configuration Manager 2012 be supported?
  • When will you integrate Patch Manager with the Orion Console?

We can happily say these features are coming in September!

The New MCSE: How to Successfully Build Your Microsoft Certified Career

Presented by: Ed Liberman
Thursday, July 26, 2012 12:00 PM CDT | Learn More & Register >>

Microsoft has completely revamped their certification program, bringing back the MCSA, MCSE and MCSD. But the MCSE is not what it used to be and the reinvented certification program has spawned a number of questions and concerns.

In this live webinar, you’ll get a break down on the new certifications paths and details on how to obtain them, with helpful advice from a Microsoft MCT.

Windows 8 for Clients, Servers and Tablets

Presented by: John O’Neill Sr.
Tuesday, July 31, 2012 12:00 PM CDT | Learn More & Register >>

By now, you’ve probably read about some of the hot desktop features in Windows 8. What you may not know is that Windows 8 is designed to unify the computing experience, whether you’re using it on a client, a server or tablet, making it a true competitor to iOS and Android.

In this live webinar, you’ll learn about the most exciting new features and why WIndows 8 tablets are poised to penetrate the enterpise.