Thanks for your interest in the Microsoft TechEd "Cloud Challenge" and Windows Azure Infrastructure Services!  This contest has ended, and we've selected winners for each prize below.

Congratulations To Our Winners!

Congratulations to our winners listed below! All winners have been individually notified via email.

  • One Grand Prize: Ticket to Tech Ed 2013 North America in New Orleans, LA ( $2,195 retail value ) PLUS a $500 VISA Gift Card.
    • Winner: William S. Duncanson
       
  • Two First Prizes: One of two Microsoft Surface Pro devices ( $899 Retail Value ) 
    • Winner: Shawn DeFede
    • Winner: Aaron Hilsman
       
  • Twenty-Five Second Prizes: One of twenty-five Microsoft Certification Exam Vouchers ( $150 Retail Value )
    • Winner: Brandon Cline
    • Winner: Rachel Muller
    • Winner: Christopher Gill
    • Winner: Mike Colon
    • Winner: Erik Schroeder
    • Winner: Marcus Rivera
    • Winner: Andreas Overmeyer
    • Winner: Nada Al-Shamlan
    • Winner: Greg Negelow
    • Winner: James Barron
    • Winner: Steve Pasetti
    • Winner: Jose L. Smith
    • Winner: Jonathon Hameier
    • Winner: Michael Pedersen
    • Winner: Michael Ambrisco
    • Winner: Scott Huppert
    • Winner: S. Chesky
    • Winner: Roger So
    • Winner: Mark Wright
    • Winner: Michael Valdes
    • Winner: Henry Stewart
    • Winner: John Landfried
    • Winner: Andy Ball
    • Winner: Quang Vu
    • Winner: Michael A. Floyd 

You can still take advantage of these FREE resources ...

Although this contest has ended, the resources that we made available to contest participants are still available!  Leverage these FREE resources to get started learning about Windows Azure Infrastructure Services, Windows Server 2012 and Hyper-V Server 2012!

  • Want to learn more about Windows Azure Virtual Machines and Virtual Networks?
     
    • COMPLETE the FREE online training on Windows Azure
    • COMPLETE Getting Started with Servers in the Cloud
    • COMPLETE additional lab scenarios with Step-by-Step Guides
       
  • Want to learn more about Windows Server 2012? Become our next “Early Expert”!
     
    • DOWNLOAD the FREE Technical eBook on Windows Server 2012 for IT Pros
    • DOWNLOAD Windows Server 2012 for further evaluation.
    • JOIN our Windows Server 2012 “Early Experts” Challenge IT Pro Study Group. 
       
  • Want to learn more about our FREE Hyper-V Server 2012?
     
    • DOWNLOAD Hyper-V Server 2012 for evaluation and production use.
    • COMPLETE the Step-by-Step Guide for Hyper-V Server 2012 to begin leveraging it.