Windows 10 Technical Preview Fundamentals for IT Pros

IT Pros, want a sneak peek at enhancements in Windows 10? Get a technical overview, and find out how these improvements can help you meet your enterprise IT and security challenges, including device management, multifactor authentication, and deployment, plus a familiar UI for end users.

In this Jump Start training with live Q&A, join us as the lead Windows 10 Enterprise Product Managers roll back the covers on the Windows 10 Technical Preview. Learn about new UI enhancements, find out how management and deployment is evolving, and hear how new security enhancements in Windows 10 can help your organization respond to the modern security threat landscape. Be sure to bring your questions!

(NOTE: You can preview Windows 10 before the course. Install on a non-production machine, rather than on your primary home or business PC.)

Course Outline:

  • Windows 10 Technical Overview​
  • Windows 10 Management and Deployment
  • Windows 10 Security
Instructor Team
Simon May | Microsoft Technical Evangelist: Infrastructure, IT Pro, Technical, Client, and Cloud | @simonster

Simon May has more than 10 years of experience in IT for financial institutions, utility, and the healthcare sector. He has done everything from helpdesk support, desktop and server support and deployment, critical issue recovery and service, and process management. He has been an Evangelist with Microsoft for four years, concentrating on how IT Professionals can embrace enterprise mobility management and the latest devices. Simon can be found writing for Microsoft TechNet and non-Microsoft publications, on the Channel 9 Edge show, and speaking around the world.

Brad McCabe | Microsoft Product Manager

Brad McCabe is a Product Manager with Microsoft. In his six years at Microsoft, he has worked in many different areas, from Engineering to Marketing. He is currently the Product Manager for Windows Deployment and Application Compatibility.

Michael Niehaus | Microsoft Senior Product Marketing Manager, Windows Commercial | @mniehaus

Michael Niehaus is a Senior Product Marketing Manager at Microsoft, responsible for helping enterprise IT pros with Windows deployment, Windows RT, and Windows manageability needs. Prior to joining the Windows Commercial team, he was a longtime Program Manager and Developer for the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit. Michael joined Microsoft in 2004 after spending 14 years working in enterprise IT.

Chris Hallum | Microsoft Senior Product Manager

Chris Hallum is a Senior Product Manager focusing on Windows desktop and phone security for commercial business scenarios. He has been at Microsoft for more than 15 years and has worked in a number of engineering roles as a Program Manager within the Server and Tools Division (including Windows Scripting, System Center Operations Manager, and BitLocker Administration and Monitoring). Chris moved into a Product Management role in 2011, and he now manages the security features within the Windows desktop and phone operating system (including malware resistance, data protection, and identity and access control).

Fred Pullen | Microsoft Senior Product Marketing Manager

​Fred Pullen, Microsoft Senior Product Marketing Manager, was an IT Pro from 1990 to 2003, when he joined Microsoft as a Technical Evangelist. He moved to the Windows Phone team in 2007 and joined Internet Explorer in 2012. Fred has presented at numerous Microsoft and industry events.

Live Event Details
November 20, 2014
9am–1pm PST
What: Jump Start training with live Q&A
Cost: Free
Audience: IT Pros, enterprise and power Windows users

Experience managing Windows​ environments