Microsoft Sponsored High-End Product Training for Government of Gujarat
Starting from the 25th of October 2004, the CEO of Byte Technology and a Technical Director at ACT, Mr. Vishal Vasu conducted a training workshop on High-End Microsoft Products for the Gujarat Government. The hands-on training workshop, which was sponsored by Microsoft India and organized by ACTUNIV, aimed to equip the departments of Gujarat Government with the skills and knowledge of Windows XP, Windows 2003, IIS 6.0, MS SQL 2000, MS Exchange 2003, MS ISA 2004 and MS Share Point Portal Server.
The training workshop was attended by Chief Information Officers (CIO) of Gujarat Government from most of the departments including Home Department, DGP Office, Road and Transport Department, Commissioner of Transport Office, Gujarat Informatics Limited (GIL) etc.
The first part was on Windows Operating system, in which not only the Windows Architecture and Active Directory was examined in-depth, but also case study of its actual deployment was practically discussed. The second part involved the Microsoft Windows Server System, which looked into how to design and define quality, consistent and manageable Web Servers, Mail Servers, Firewalls and Security Concepts in a systematic manner.
All of the attendees rated the workshop positively and regarded it as useful and practical. "The valuable skills and knowledge gained will help the Government to implement eGovernance projects and to minimize repetitive efforts in data conversion during the process of business document exchange and achieve interoperability for information exchange reliably and securely." was a common comment after the workshop.