Gulf Tech Talk [Partners only]

by Shijaz Abdulla on 31.12.2009 at 08:02


Microsoft takes great pride in inviting Gulf partners to Tech Talk. One of the key objectives of the initiative is to help build partner capacity especially on leading-edge Microsoft technologies: To achieve this is Microsoft invites partners to quarterly events where you can experience the best training available to better yourself, your company and your customers.

Microsoft’s success is directly related to their relationships with Partners and the ability to listen to, understand and service the needs of our partners better.

Date: January 7th, 2010

Venue: Microsoft, Building No.8, Dubai Internet City

LiveMeeting is available for partners outside the UAE.
For more information/registration, please contact me.




Arrival / Coffee

08:30 AM


Introduction and Welcome keynote

09:00 AM

Wael / Salim

SharePoint 2010

09:15 – 10:15 AM

Mohammed Alaa

SharePoint 2010 session: The purpose of this session is to walk our partners through an overview of the SharePoint 2010 capabilities with a focus on the different investment areas, of this major release. The session is optimized for Partners’ Technical Decision Makers (TDMs) that are already familiar with SharePoint 2007


Exchange 2010

10:15 – 11:15 AM

Zahid Tikrity

Introduce the new version of Exchange and highlight some of the key new features and architectures


Coffee Break

11:15 – 11:30 AM


Business Intelligence / Performance Point

11:30 – 12:30 PM


Business Intelligence :  Review the latest developments and trends in Microsoft BI/DW platform
Performance Management Solution :  Discuss Performance Management solution overview along with products and technologies



12:30 – 01:30 PM



01:30 – 02:30 PM

Frederico De Domenico

Review the latest developments in operating system virtualization made by Microsoft with the release of Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2, including Hyper-V R2, Windows Virtual PC, SCVMM, and Med-V


Deployment & Systems Management, MDOP

02:30 – 03:30 PM

Frederico De Domenico

Deployment and Systems Management: review the latest developments in operating system and application deployment and systems management made by Microsoft, including MDT 2010, App-V, VDI, SCCM 2007 SP2, SCOM 2007 R2. I will also give some information as to what to expect in the near future.


Unified Communications

03:30 – 04:30 PM

Zahid Tikrity

Unified Communications: Integrating OCS 2007 with Exchange 2010

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