June 2012 Webinar Update: Free Webinars for IT Pros

Jumpstart your learning with free webinars from some of the biggest names in IT. This month our list of free webinars includes presentations on Windows Server 2012, Hyper-V, Security and Data Privacy, VMware Backup and more.

First Look at Windows Server 2012 (Windows Server 8 Beta)

Presented by: Ed Liberman
Thursday, June 7, 2012 12:00 PM CDT | Learn More & Register >>

Haven’t had the chance to play around with Windows Server 2012? In this live webinar, Ed Liberman of TrainSignal will help you get familiar with the new interface, features and functionalities of Windows Server 2012.

How to Restore a Terabyte-Sized Server in Five Minutes… Guaranteed!

Presented by: Greg Shields and Joseph Hand
Tuesday, June 5, 2012 1:30 PM | Learn More & Register >>

Five minutes? A terabyte-sized server? Ridiculous! Or, merely ridiculous with the backup and recovery solution you’re currently using. A different approach to achieve 5-minute recovery of 1TB, the right tools for the job, best practices & more!

I’ve Got Hyper-V, Now What?

Presented by: Greg Shields and Chris Henley
Thursday, June 7, 2012 1:00 PM EDT | Learn More & Register >>

You’ve been told for years to take a serious look at Hyper-V. And now that you’ve finally implemented it, you’re still asking, “Now what?” Hyper-V by itself is a great platform for hosting virtual machines, but it lacks in a few key areas such as monitoring and backups. Join Greg Shields of Concentrated Technology and Chris Henley of Veeam in this first of a multi-part webinar series: “I’ve Got Hyper-V, now what?” You’ll learn exactly where and how additional monitoring and backups make perfect sense for Hyper-V.

New VoIP Network Quality Manager, VoIP Troubleshooting with Detailed CDRs – NA/LATAM

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 your network, your provider or your VoIP phone? SolarWinds will show you REAL VoIP Troubleshooting to get to the heart of the problem.

VMware Backup: The Great Debate

Presented by: Olivier Favre
Wednesday, June 20, 2012 12:00 PM & 6:00 PM CDT | Learn More & Register >>

Best of breed vs. single solution? Software vs. storage? Inside vs. outside the VM? With so many choices to make, it can be hard to find the backup solution that’s right for you. In this technical webinar, Oliver Favre will provide a framework for evaluating your options, including understanding your options, preparing for disasters both large and small and keeping your focus amid competing claims. You’ll come away with a 10-point checklist that you can apply immediately to your own evaluation. Whether you’re actively looking for a new backup solution or simply wondering if there might be a better way, register for the webcast today.

SCCM 2012 Insider’s Look Webcast Series #4: Hierarchy Simplification

Presented by: SolarWinds and Matthew Hudson
Wednesday, June 20, 2012 1:00 PM CDT | Learn More & Register >>

Join SolarWinds and Microsoft MVP, Matthew Hudson, for an insider’s look at how Hierarchy has changed in System Center Configuration Manager 2012. We’ll answer questions like “Why are multiple primary servers no longer needed? “ and “Where did the central site go?” See how the new hierarchy simplifications in SCCM 2012 will make life a lot easier!

Security Awareness Training For Non-IT Users: Biggest Bang for your Buck

Presented by: Mike Danseglio & Lisa Szpunar
Thursday, June 21, 2012 10:00 AM CDT | Learn More & Register >>

Your users face an excess of security threats every single day from malware, spyware, adware, viruses, Trojans, rootkits, phishing, drive-by downloads, botnets, and a plethora of attacks and exploits. As a security admin, it is your job to protect your users from all of this, plus threats that don’t even exist today. Your first line of defense should be user education. In this live webinar, security experts Mike Danseglio and Lisa Szpunar will provide you with helpful tips on how you can teach your users security concepts.

SharePoint 101: Using SharePoint as a Collaboration Tool

Presented by: Bill Kulterman
Thursday, June 21, 2012 12:00 PM CDT | Learn More & Register >>

SharePoint’s biggest strengths lie in the software’s collaboration capabilities. The first step in understanding SharePoint is knowing how to successfully use it as a collaboration tool. In this live webinar, TrainSignal’s SharePoint Instructor Bill Kulterman will help you start using libraries, workspaces, co-authoring and other collaboration tools in SharePoint 2010.

Best of TechEd 2012 – New Features in Windows Server 2012

Presented by: Ed Liberman
Thursday, June 28, 2012 12:00 PM CDT | Learn More & Register >>

TechEd 2012 is just around the corner. The sold-out event is promising to be packed full of excitement surrounding the new operating system from Microsoft: Windows Server 2012 (Server 8 Beta). Join TrainSignal’s lead Windows Server Instructor, Ed Liberman to learn about the new features in Windows Server 2012 as presented at TechEd 2012. Ed will share his experiences and knowledge from the conference as well as some resources for helping you get started with the new server OS.