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Windows Server 2012 Jumpstart Technical Training Videos Now Available

Learn Windows Server 2012 with these FREE training resources

Microsoft Learning partnered with the Microsoft Server and Tools team and Developer and Platform Evangelism (DPE) to deliver the "Windows Server 2012 Jump Start: Preparing for the Datacenter Evolution" on June 20-21, 2012. Thanks to an amazing product and a phenomenal team effort, this event shattered two Jump Start records with 2,064 attendees from 103 different countries and extremely positive event feedback!

We are excited to announce the release of the HD-quality video recordings available on TechNet Videos now!

Special thanks and congratulations to the instructor team of Rick Claus (Microsoft Senior Technical Evangelist) and Corey Hynes (President & Lead Architect for holSystems). Both have led Jump Start courses before and the audience absolutely loved their engaging, conversational style, clear explanations, scenario-based discussions, and of course, lots of cutting-edge demos.

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More Stories By Keith Mayer

Keith Mayer is a Technical Evangelist at Microsoft focused on Windows Infrastructure, Data Center Virtualization, Systems Management and Private Cloud. Keith has over 17 years of experience as a technical leader of complex IT projects, in diverse roles, such as Network Engineer, IT Manager, Technical Instructor and Consultant. He has consulted and trained thousands of IT professionals worldwide on the design and implementation of enterprise technology solutions.

Keith is currently certified on several Microsoft technologies, including System Center, Hyper-V, Windows, Windows Server, SharePoint and Exchange. He also holds other industry certifications from IBM, Cisco, Citrix, HP, CheckPoint, CompTIA and Interwoven.

Keith is the author of the IT Pros ROCK! Blog on Microsoft TechNet, voted as one of the Top 50 "Must Read" IT Blogs.

Keith also manages the Windows Server 2012 "Early Experts" Challenge - a FREE online study group for IT Pros interested in studying and preparing for certification on Windows Server 2012. Join us and become the next "Early Expert"!

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