Microsoft Education in Virginia

Information and updates for Microsoft Education customers in VA

January, 2014

  • Eyes for Windows–accessibility

    GW Micro , in collaboration with Microsoft, is excited to provide people who are blind, visually impaired, or print disabled with a completely functional* and free license of GW Micro's Window-Eyes screen reader. Microsoft is offering customers who...
  • Windows XP End of Life & Support Options

    As mentioned previously, support for Windows XP 1 and Office 2003 will end on April 8, 2014 . After this date, there will be no new security updates, non-security hotfixes or on-line technical content updates. You will also no longer be able to call in...
  • Gartner Positions Microsoft in the Leader Quadrant for Platform as a Service

    Gartner positions Microsoft in the Leader Quadrant of the Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Application Platform as a Service (aPaaS) . Gartner defines application platform as a service as a cloud platform that enables the development and deployment of multitenant...
  • Happy New Year!!

    After retiring this site for the last year, I’ve decided to return to blogging as a valuable way to share information. I’ll post information here regarding Education in Virginia, new announcements from Microsoft, new events, etc. If you’re not familiar...