Another Hidden TechNet Benefit: Free IT Courseware

Subscribe to TechNet Plus and Microsoft will throw in four free e-learning courses.

Here's one way to free IT training: Subscribe to TechNet Plus and Microsoft will throw in four free e-learning courses. For a limited time, Microsoft is providing the following courseware:

  • 2009: Upgrading Your Skills from Exchange Server 5.5 to Exchange Server 2003
  • 2208: Updating Support Skills from Windows NT 4.0 to Windows Server 2003
  • 2283: Migrating from Windows NT 4.0 to Windows Server 2003
  • 2830: Designing Security for Microsoft Networks

The courseware is valued at $349US each; a TechNet subscription retails for $799, but with a current discount offer of 30 percent, the subscription can be obtainied for only $559. The TechNet subscription also contains fully enabled evaluation versions of Microsoft Office System and Windows Server System software.

Offer is available worldwide and ends June 30, 2005. The e-learning courses are accessible for 90 days upon activation.

To find out more about subscribing to TechNet Plus and to obtain the discount code, click here. For course details, click on the course numbers above.

About the Author

Michael Domingo is Editor in Chief of Virtualization Review. He's been an IT writer and editor for so long that he remember typing out news items in WordStar.

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Reader Comments:

Sat, Jun 11, 2005 femi Anonymous

MS Office

Tue, May 3, 2005 Foxynox

Plus allows most software technet related (Server, Office, Exchange etc) as an unlimited time trial. Very useful as you don't have to worry about it expiring before you finished playing with it.

Mon, Apr 25, 2005 Dan Santa Cruz

What exactly do you get with the "plus"

Fri, Apr 22, 2005 Kathy Anonymous

Certified Partners do receive a set of TechNet Standard media. However TechNet Plus has additional features & benefits.

Fri, Apr 22, 2005 Michael Domingo Irvine, CA

I do believe TechNet Plus is still one of the benefits of the Certified Partner program.

Thu, Apr 21, 2005 Wes Anonymous

Wasn't the Technet Plus subscription built in as part of the Certified Partner program a couple of years ago? I am surprised that it's not now.

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