NEW YORK, Feb. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --
IT professionals and Fortune 500 companies attended a recent successful all day seminar held by NetCom Learning, a Microsoft Worldwide Training Partner of the Year, as part of "What's New in Microsoft Technologies." The seminar held on January 22, 2013, was held at Microsoft's corporate office in the Great Valley Corporate Center in the Philadelphia, PA area. The seminar was well attended by individuals from top corporations like Dell, AT&T, Geico, and Siemens, the event included two intensive seminars, one on Windows Server 2012, and a second on Windows 8. NetCom Learning Technical Trainer and IT Consultant, Victor Utz, was the speaker for both seminars.
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The new technology launches and application enhancements from Microsoft provide IT professionals, corporations, business owners, managers, and executives with new ways to drive innovation, improve communication and customer service, provide better decision making tools, and increase work efficiencies. NetCom Learning as a Microsoft Gold Training Partner can help corporations and organizations to keep their staff up to date on the new Microsoft technologies so that the full benefits of these new products and product enhancements can be put to work to keep organizations competitive and to help grow the business.
"Participating in the Microsoft 'What's New in Technologies' events is very important to NetCom Learning," said Russell Sarder, CEO of NetCom Learning. "These new technologies and product enhancements are helping individuals to learn new skills, and assisting companies in growing their business while helping to close the skills gap in IT," said Sarder.
The one day event, part of Microsoft's "era of productivity" roll out covered What's New in Windows Server 2012, including an overview of the gains in efficiency of Windows Server 2012 over Windows Server 2008, changes and enhancements in Active Directory, Dynamic Access Control, Remote Access, Storage, Networking, and Organizational benefits. The presentation also provided a look at Windows Server 2012 certification.
The afternoon presentation provided a discussion on the key features in Windows 8 Operating System including side loading applications, user interface improvements, support for tablet devices, security enhancements, Cloud interaction and improved deployment and migration features. An overview of Windows 8 certification was also provided.
The featured speaker for the event is Victor Utz, a Microsoft Certified Trainer and years of experience in planning and conducting deployments in large corporations of Windows, Office and other software products. In addition to be a Microsoft Certified Trainer he also holds certifications in Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, and Microsoft Office. His work focus has been on providing companies with improvements in both productivity and efficiency, in addition to cost savings.
As part of NetCom Learning's commitment to learning, the company has created a Learning Movement in an effort to increase knowledge and help entrepreneurs, companies and individuals improve their lives and grow their businesses. The movement includes the launching of Sarder TV, a video based product where individuals can watch interviews with company executives, well known educators and heads of organizations talk about how they became successful, the importance of mentors, and what part learning played in the development of an individual and the growth of a company.
The webinars and events are open to any individual or organization that is forward thinking and wants to be involved and ready for the new era in technology. These educational opportunities provide information on how best to utilize the new communication and technological tools. The events are important for anyone who is interested in pursuing a career in IT, professionals already working in the field of IT, and business professionals who are interested in growing their businesses. By gaining new technology skills, individuals can help close the skills gap currently affecting IT companies across the world.
NetCom Learning will be continuing to offer additional "What's New in Microsoft Technologies" Upcoming events include:
-- Lync Server 2013 Part 2 | Architecture and Deployment Changes on Feb 7
-- Introduction to Windows 8 Development - C# with Live Demo on Feb 12
-- Microsoft SQL Server 2012 | Business Intelligence & Cloud Solutions on Feb 28
-- Lync Server 2013 Part 3 | Integration and Extensibility on Mar 14
In addition, NetCom Learning is providing videos from past events which are available on the NetCom Learning website at http://mkt.netcomlearning.com/Microsoft_Event_Series.html.
About NetCom LearningNetCom Learning is an innovative leader in IT, business and executive training to companies, individuals, and government agencies. Since its inception in 1998, NetCom Learning has trained over 80 percent of the Fortune 100, serviced over 45,500 business customers, and advanced the skills of more than 71,000 professionals through hands-on, expert-led training, with the organization maintaining an average instructor evaluation score of 8.6 out of 9. NetCom Learning was recognized by Microsoft Corporation as its Worldwide Training Partner of the Year and named twice to Inc. Magazine's list of fastest growing private companies in America. The organization was also recently named to the 2011 IT Training Companies Watch List by TrainingIndustry.com and was named "Company of the Year" by the American Business Awards.The purpose of NetCom Learning is to promote the values of lifelong learning.