Real Time Collaboration Webcasts for April

TechNet Webcast: Using Live Communications Server 2005 Technical Troubleshooting Tools and Resource Kit (Level 200)

Tuesday, April 05, 2005 – 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM Pacific Time

Dhigha Sekaran, Software Design Engineer, Microsoft

This session explores the built-in tools and features available to assist with troubleshooting in Live Communications Server 2005. The discussion covers a wide range of features including server and client tracing and logs, performance counters, event logs, and the ms-diagnostics tag. Learn more about database tools such as dbanalyze, dbreport, and other existing SQL tools, as well as new tools for Live Communications Server like LCSPing, LCSCheck, LCSDiag, and the ApiLogger.exe application.


TechNet Webcast: Enable Real-Time Communication with Live Communications Server 2005 and Public IM Connectivity (PIC) (Level 200)

Wednesday, April 06, 2005 – 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM Pacific Time

Michael Trommsdorff, Program Manager, Microsoft

The technical session describes how Microsoft Office Live Communications Server (LCS) 2005 enables the remote user and secures enterprise-to-enterprise communication scenarios, sometimes known as federation. We’ll also cover the different types of federation models supported in Live Communications Server 2005 along with an overview of the upcoming LCS 2005 SP1 release.


TechNet Webcast: Develop Enterprise Communication with Live Communications Server 2005 and SIP (Level 300)

Thursday, April 07, 2005 – 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM Pacific Time

Rui Maximo, Program Manager, Microsoft

Are you getting ready to deploy Microsoft Office Live Communications Server 2005, or perhaps thinking about it? If so, join this “must-see” webcast where we walk you through the planning considerations for deploying Live Communications Server 2005. It describes all supported topology classes and Active Directory requirements, followed by a comparison showing the deployment enhancements in Setup and MMC over Live Communications Server 2003.

Small Business Webcast: Introduction to Live Meeting 2005 (Level 100)

Friday, April 1, 2005 – 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Pacific Time

Darin Browning, Technical Evangelist, Microsoft

Are you seeking ways to reduce costs for your business? Would you like to improve your productivity while reducing travel to and from off-site meetings? Microsoft Office Live Meeting 2005 can help you and your employees run and participate in interactive meetings around the world with remote teams, prospects, customers, partners, colleagues, and global audiences-in real time and at a moments notice. Join this webcast on Live Meeting 2005 and learn how it can provide an effective solution to these issues for your small business.


TechNet Webcast: Integrating High Impact Video with Microsoft Office Live Meeting 2005 (Level 300)

Tuesday, April 12, 2005 – 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM Pacific Time

Mark Nickerson, Technology Specialist, Microsoft

Attend this interactive technical session to learn how to integrate rich media content into Microsoft Office Live Meeting 2005. Web conferencing provides sharing of data, audio and video. With Microsoft Office Live Meeting 2005, both data and audio sharing are fully integrated into the service. To enable video sharing, Windows Media Services and IIS can be deployed to host rich media content within Live Meeting. Session topics include streaming versus burst mode, content delivery (multicast and unicast), one-way versus two-way (synchronous versus asynchronous), best practices, deployment scenarios, and solution requirements.


TechNet Webcast: Maximizing Security Features within Microsoft Office Live Communications Server 2005 (Level 300)

Thursday, April 14, 2005 – 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM Pacific Time

Sean Olson, Lead Program Manager, Microsoft

This technical session describes potential security threats and their mitigations for the Microsoft Office Live Communications Server 2005 release. We will focus on the new features and challenges differentiated from Live Communications Server 2003. The ultimate goal of this presentation is to provide you with the information commonly required to satisfy a security audit of a product prior to its commercial deployment. Topics will include authentication, auditing, and security recommendations for the new Live Communications Server 2005.


Small Business Webcast: Online Meetings Save Time and Money: Try Microsoft Office Live Meeting for Free! (Level 100)

Wednesday, April 27, 2005 – 9:00 AM – 9:30 AM Pacific Time

Chris Smith, Technical Evangelist, Microsoft

Live Meeting, the Microsoft Office hosted Web conferencing solution, can help you save money, reach more customers and work together more effectively with co-workers and partners. Test drive it yourself with a free, no-obligation 14-day trial.  This 30-minute session will walk you through simple trial sign-up (no credit card required), help you set up your first meeting, connect you with additional resources, and give you ideas about the types of online meetings your business can hold.