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Windows Server 2008 Security Enhancements (Level 200)

Thursday, August 9, at 11:00 AM Pacific Time
Learn how Windows Server 2008 defends against malicious software (malware), improves authentication and access control, and helps protect your data. In this overview, we highlight the new security technologies found in Windows Server 2008, including Server and Domain Isolation, Network Access Protection, public key infrastructure enhancements, Windows BitLocker Drive Encryption, Windows Rights Management Services, and more.

Windows Server 2008 Technical Overview (Part 2 of 2) (Level 200)

Friday, August 10, at 11:30 AM Pacific Time
In the second half of this webcast series, we look at some of the new security improvements, and also discuss a new feature called Network Access Protection. Finally, we explain in detail the significant changes and improvements Terminal Services has undergone since the previous version of Windows.

A Technical Overview of Windows Server 2008 Terminal Services (Level 200)

Friday, August 17, at 9:30 AM Pacific Time
For organizations that have remote users, Windows Server 2008 adds improvements and innovations to Terminal Services that facilitate better integration of remote and local applications on client computers, access to these same remote programs via a Web browser, and a means to access remote terminals and applications across firewalls.

UNIX Interoperability in Windows Server 2008 (Level 200)

Monday, August 20, at 11:30 AM Pacific Time
See how the UNIX interoperability components in Windows Server 2008 can help you integrate UNIX and Windows-based systems to reduce costs and deliver a complete solution.

Managing Distributed Branch Office Environments with System Center and Windows Server 2008 (Level 300)

Thursday, August 23, at 11:30 AM Pacific Time
In this webcast, we highlight the Microsoft System Center portfolio of IT management solutions and Windows Server 2008. We discuss various IT solutions and architectures that can help you deliver quality IT service management for branch environments, including data protection and recovery, configuration management, and performance and event management.

Windows Server 2008: Management, Security and Improved Performance for Your Remote Infrastructure
Tuesday, August 28, at 10:00 AM Pacific Time
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Join us for a Q&A on the new features in Windows Server 2008 that will help you manage and secure your remote infrastructure as well as WAN performance improvements included in the new TCP and SMB protocols. Ask our experts about Windows BitLocker Drive Encryption; improvements in Active Directory, Server Core, the Next-Generation TCP/IP stack and Server Message Block 2.0.

Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 Branch Office Technology (Level 300)

Friday, August 31, at 9:30 AM Pacific Time
Learn about the Next-Generation TCP/IP stack in the Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 operating systems. The Next Generation TCP/IP stack — a complete redesign of TCP/IP functionality for both Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4) and Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) — meets the connectivity and performance needs of today’s varied networking environments and technologies. During the session, we examine the many security, performance, and scalability improvements that the Next-Generation IT stack introduces, and we discuss how you can prepare your network for IPv6.

Windows Server 2008 Storage Features and Reducing IT Overhead

Wednesday, September 19, at 11:00 AM Pacific Time
To learn about the new and improved storage features, join this IT manager webcast about Windows Server 2008.

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Windows Server 2008 Technical Overview (Part 1 of 2) (Level 300)

Explore some of the new core operating system features and see how they enhance productivity and performance. In the next session, we take a look at the new security and networking features of Windows Server 2008.

An Interview with Iain McDonald on Windows Server 2008 Fundamentals

Join Iain McDonald in a candid conversation about the powerful improvements to the core fundamentals in Windows Server 2008 from the Windows Server 2003 family of operating systems. Learn about notable improvements to networking, advanced security features for Windows Firewall, performance and reliability monitoring, failover clustering, and the file system.

An Interview with Bryon Surace on Windows Server Virtualization Scenarios and Architecture

Tune in for the interview with Bryon Surace as he provides a brief overview of the new Windows Server virtualization technologies incorporated in Windows Server 2008. He will provide an overview of the scenarios, architecture and key features.

An Interview with Bill Staples on Windows Server 2008 Web and Application Platforms

Windows Server 2008 is a powerful Web application and services platform. Join Bill Staples as he talks about the release of Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS) version 7.0 in Windows Server 2008, which delivers a completely modular, extensible Web server with expanded application hosting, while retaining excellent compatibility and solving key customer challenges.

An Interview with Bob Visse on the Benefits of Windows Server 2008 Features

With its built-in Web and virtualization technologies, Windows Server 2008 is one of the most robust, secure, and reliable foundations on which to develop, deliver, and manage rich user experiences and applications. See how you can provide a secure network infrastructure and reduce costs while increasing technological flexibility and value within your organization.

Determine Hardware and Device Readiness Using Windows Vista Hardware Assessment 2.0

The Windows Vista Hardware Assessment version 2.0 deployment tool enables you to determine in a matter of hours whether the computers on your network are ready for the Windows Vista and 2007 Microsoft Office system. Listen in and learn how the tool assesses the hardware and device compatibility of each organization’s existing PCs across the network.

2007 Microsoft Office System: Plan and Deploy with Confidence

Get the inside scoop on key features of the 2007 Microsoft Office system fast, with Webcast Express. These webcasts are 10 – 15 minutes long and are designed to provide you with valuable product information quickly and easily. Tune in and learn more about installation, configuration, search, reporting, and more. You can also view our full-length webcasts, take part in virtual labs, and download podcasts.

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