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TechEd 2011 Bonus Sessions

by Ed Liberman, J. Peter Bruzzese and Heather Ackmann

This bonus session from TechEd 2011 course will show you how to use Windows Server Backup with Exchange. Also, you'll learn about Microsoft certifications, and how to create an effective IT presentation

What you'll learn

Using Windows Server Backup with Exchange: We will review backup and recovery strategies, demonstrate the value and strength of Windows Server Backup and Exchange Server 2010 and work hands on to create a recovery database so we can recover mailboxes or individual mailbox items, perform a restore, configure Dial Tone Recovery and sum everything up into a nice takeaway package. Microsoft Certification: Past, Present, and the Future: We will take a look at exactly what it means to be certified and the benefits which come with certification. We will go back in time to when it all started and walk through the progression of Microsoft certification. We will talk about the changes we have seen over the years and explain the good, the bad, and the ugly that came with those changes. Creating an Effective IT Presentation: Students will learn the basics for what makes a presentation effective, as well as some specific ways to structure a procurement presentation, a training session, or even how to lead a more informative presentation designed to explore a problem and weigh the pros and cons of possible solutions. Students will also explore common pitfalls of IT presentations and learn about some helpful tools and must-have PowerPoint add-ins.

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About the authors

Ed Liberman has worked in technology for over 20 years. He has been certified and instructing IT since 1998. He has helped thousands of people to get started or advance their careers in the IT industry. When he is not in the classroom, he is out helping corporations with their network infrastructure as an independent consultant. Ed will get you ready to pass your exams while you develop the skills needed to succeed in the "real world". His teaching style encourages you to have fun while yo... more

J. Peter Bruzzese (Triple-MCSE, MCT) is a 4-time awardee of the Microsoft MVP for Exchange. Working with Exchange in enterprise scenarios for 15 years, J. Peter has a finger on the pulse of both legacy deployments and modern on-prem/cloud(O365/hosted) environments. J. Peter is also the Enterprise Windows columnist for InfoWorld, a speaker for MEC/TechEd, etc… and author/consultant on a variety of books, product reviews for and articles. His latest books include Mastering Exchan... more

Heather Ackmann is an author and instructional designer. She has a passion for technology and a soft spot for people who find technology frustrating. She loves showing people how to make technology work better for them and figuring out how to make less than perfect technology work better for all. For over a decade now, Microsoft has honored her with the Microsoft MVP award in Office Systems and Services. In 2021, she completed her MS degree in human-computer interaction with distinction. She use... more

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