Azure Summit Dubai 2014 SharePoint on Azure

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Speaking at Azure Summit 2014 Dubai

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Day 1

8:00 - 9:00
Registration and welcome

9:00 - 9:45
Michael Kogeler
9:45 - 10:00
A Lap around Windows Azure for an infrastructure professional
Roelf Zomerman
10:00 - 10:45
Networking and Virtual Machines
Roelf Zomerman
10:45 - 11:15
Break and Networking

11:15 - 12:30
Extending Datacenter into Azure
Roelf Zomerman
12:30 - 13:30

13:30 - 14:00
High availability with the Modern Datacenter
Alexey Strygin
14:00 - 15:00
Migration to Azure
Srinath Vasireddy
15:00 - 15:30
Break and Networking

15:30 - 16:15
Azure for Dev and Test
Rami Sarieddine
16:15 – 17:00
Mobile and Remote Apps Preview workloads
Mert Unan

Day 2

9:00 - 10:00
Moving forward from Windows Server 2003
Paul Butterworth
10:00 - 11:00
Enterprise Mobility Suite
Ameen Abdullah
11:00 - 11:30
Break and Networking

11:30 - 13:00
Storage Scenarios
Essam Hamdan
13:00 - 14:00

14:00 - 14:30
Azure Automation
Nabil Saied
14:30 - 16:00
Business intelligence Scenarios (Big Data, Power BI)
Kevin Ashby,
Mike Monohan
16:00 - 16:30
Break and Networking

16:30 - 17:30
Beyond the mainstream: Other workloads on Azure
Usama Khan,
Mert Unan

Free SharePoint Book from Microsoft for ITPro

Thursday, December 4, 2014

Download free book to explorer all Feature in Side SharePoint and Labs guide. this books is majorly focusing on ITPros but i recommend SharePoint/0365 dev also to look at it. it a nice overview for SharePoint Workload.

Office365/SharePoint Community Meetup

Tuesday, November 25, 2014


Free Office 365 Exams! Free Azure Exam :)

Sunday, November 16, 2014

Free Office 365 Exams!
Once of my friend informed and I checked confirmed that  if  you know how to deploy Office 365. You know you know how to deploy Office 365. Let's prove it to the rest of the world!
Now through the end of the year Microsoft is providing you an opportunity to obtain your MCSA: Office 365 on us! It is easy to register, just follow these easy steps:
Visit to request an exam voucher
Schedule and take your exam by December, 31, 2014.
Pass the exam and earn your new certification!
Keep in mind there is a finite amount of free exams available. You can check out what the exams cover as well as training options here:… But let's face it, you know and I know, that you know how to deploy Office 365. Go prove it to the rest of the world!

Get a FREE Microsoft practice test.

For Exam Preparations

Speaking at 1st “Microsoft Azure Community Meet Up in UAE

Tuesday, September 2, 2014
Learn and Network!

We are pleased to invite you to our 1st “MicrosoftAzure Community Meet Up in UAE” at Microsoft Office, Dubai. This is your chance to connect with like-minded IT Professionals & Developers on the Microsoft Azure cloud platform.

We'll have technical talks and networking opportunities over pizza. You can engage in discussions with the community, learn how MicrosoftAzure works, share your experiences and get help from experts.

Looking forward to a cloudy evening with you!

When?6:00pm – 8:00pm
3rd September 2014
Where?Microsoft Office. Click here for map.

Service Pack for SharePoint Server 2013 1 Recalled [Updated]

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

The updated version of Service Pack 1 has been released today!
Refer to the information below to acquire the updated Service Pack for your product:
NOTE The KB articles for the re-released Service Pack is different from the recalled Service Pack.
  • KB 2880551 - SharePoint Foundation 2013 SP1
  • KB 2880552 - SharePoint Server 2013 SP1
  • KB 2880553 - Project Server 2013 SP1
  • KB 2880554 - SharePoint Server Language Pack
  • KB 2880555 - SharePoint Foundation Language Pack
  • KB 2880558 - Office Web Apps Server 2013 SP1
Download links for updated SP1:
Customers with Service Pack 1 Deployed
For customers who have previously deployed Service Pack 1, download the updated Service Pack 1 and install over the existing Service Pack 1 running PSConfig or PSConfigUI immediately following.
Customers without Service Pack 1
For customers without Service Pack 1 deployed, download the updated Service Pack 1 package and deploy as per the KB documentation.

see official announcement in Bill Baers blog post.


Sunday, April 20, 2014

This trip was the one of the best travel trip of my life. I get a chance to meet beautiful and crazy , Technology Geeks like me. Microsoft MVP Team arrange great event. it was a great opportunity for me to learn and see how other MVP are contributing in different part of the world  MVP Open Days technical and Motivational session by Microsoft Team was great. my thanks to our MEA MVP Lead Eylem Arslan and MEA MVP Lead Hande Kayadeniz Torkan. for make it possible and her efforts. 

Few new friend and inspiring people.
 Alistair Pugin (SharePoint MVP)  Helping  SharePoint African Community amazing passionate guys.
 Taylor Gibb (Windows Consumer MVP   consumer-focused blog Helping  Student , Developer , Consumers African
Daron Yondem (Azure MVP).  Great guy. Shared his knowledge about community and presentation skills.
Dr. Ahmed Bahaa ALM MVP.
Ayman El-Hattab  SharePoint MVP : My SharePoint Buddy. its was really great to meet him see how he is participating in international community.  He Speaker at SPC 2014,SPS Gulf, SP24.
Mahmoud Challouf SharePoint MVP Nice tusins entrepreneurs and very helpful guys. 
 Houssem Dellai Windows Phone MVP young and inspiring 

SharePoint Search 2013 for Developers - Dev Saturday UAE (Workshop ,Meetup) - Post Event Summary

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Great to SharePoint Geeks in Dubai and Share My Experience with them. Wasi Khan  also share Real Life business and technical Problem that usually Developers and IT Pro have to Face during Development and Implementation of SharePoint. 

Major Topics

SharePoint 2010 vs @ SPS 2013 Search
New Search Architecture.
Hybrid Search Implementations.
Customizing the Search Experience.
Rest API for Search
Enhancement in  CSOM SharePoint 2013.

Event Details

Looking forward for our next meetup .

Speaking at SharePoint Saturday 2014 GUFL

My Session At Introduction to SharePoint Cloud Business Apps

By using the Cloud Business App template in Visual Studio, you can create apps for SharePoint in which users can view, add, and update SharePoint data. The Cloud Business App project type uses Visual Studio LightSwitch technologies, which greatly simplify the process of creating business app hosted on SharePoint. In this walkthrough, you’ll create an app to track job candidates, taking advantage of the SharePoint for Office 365 social integration feature to provide a newsfeed for the app.

About SPS Gulf
SharePoint administrators, end users, architects, developers, and other professionals that work with Microsoft SharePoint Technologies are invited to attend the 1st Live Online SharePoint Saturday Gulf event on April 12​th at 10:00 AM (GMT +4).

SharePoint Saturday Gulf is a free, educational, informative, & lively day filled with sessions from respected SharePoint professionals, MCMs, MCTs & MVPs who are willing to share their great experience.

In order to hear the presenters, you will need headphones or computer speakers. There will be no conference call dial-in phone numbers; everything will be done over your computer.

We are all about bringing great SharePoint content to the Arab Gulf area​. Follow us on Twitter at #SPSGulf.​

For Registrations


Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Representing 18 countries within Middle East & Africa, MEA MVP Program is the home for 125 MVPs across a wide-range of expertise contributing to the Microsoft communities day and night. Additionally to the Global MVP Summit where you can interact with specific product groups focusing your expertise we are proud to announce a local MVP gathering in our region and call it the “MEA MVP Open Day”. You will not only have the chance to meet your peers from the region but use this as an opportunity to enjoy a great keynote by MEA HQ DPE Lead Aben Kavoor, Microsoft MVP Program Business Lead Michael Fosmire, Nokia Developer Champion CEE Lead Darius Dariusz Zalewski, and International Senior Site Manager (MSDN & TechNet) Ekaterina Lajintseva. You might guess that we have more to share and you are definitely right. We just love surprises and will keep these at they are.

SharePoint and Office 365 End User Training Abu Dhabi

Monday, March 10, 2014

More details about Course

About this Course

This SharePoint 2013 End User class is for end users working in a SharePoint 2013 environment. The course teaches SharePoint basics such as working with lists and libraries as well as basic page customizations.
Audience Profile
This course is intended for new and existing users of SharePoint.
At Course Completion
After completing this course, students will be able to:
Learn to navigate a SharePoint 2013 Team Site.
Learn to create SharePoint lists.
Learn to customize SharePoint lists.
Learn to create SharePoint libraries.
Learn to manage library document versions.
Learn to create SharePoint list and library views.
Learn to create sub sites using various SharePoint templates.
Learn to create and edit Web page content.
Learn to create InfoPath Forms and Form libraries.
Learn to create Site columns and content types.
Learn to integrate Office applications with SharePoint 2013.
Learn to manage basic permissions of SharePoint 2013 resources.

Microsoft unleashes Office 365 Android SDK for developers

Friday, March 7, 2014

Recently Microsoft unleashes the Office 365 SDK for Android Developer that all them to use Office API with in Android Platforms. Microsoft  its Open doors for Android Developer to create great App with Microsoft Services such as Office 356. Microsoft  Ex,CEO mention that so many time in past  that Microsoft is  transformation as software to device and services Company.  More details and Load link

the AAD Android library Preview in order to generate access tokens to Windows Azure Active Directory.


By Usama Wahab Khan