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  • Blog Post: College & Career Readiness: A Microsoft IT Academy Live Virtual Event, February 13

    The pace of change in the job market, evolving technology, and demand for skilled workforce has placed a certain burden on educators around the world to provide current curriculum for successful and job-ready students. Keeping up with the job market, however, is no easy feat. That’s why Microsoft...
  • Blog Post: MYSCIENCE. The Consumerization of Science

    Standford University Computer Science students ignite the consumerization of science with Microsoft Research's Project Hawaii initiative. Related posts: Project Hawaii: Students Build the Future of Mobile + Cloud Computing Incorporating Windows Phone ...read more
  • Blog Post: Lync Server 2010 Resource Kit New and Updated Chapters available

    Some outstanding Lync Server deep details in the Lync Server 2010 Res Kit with new content updates available this month. I would recommend you download these chapters and become familiar with them if you are a Lync Administrator. You can download individual...( read more )
  • Blog Post: UM and hypervisor-based clustering now supported when virtualizing Exchange 2010

    Some great news announced by the product team today: The Unified Messaging server role is now supported in a virtualized environment. Combining Exchange 2010 high availability solutions (database availability groups (DAGs)) with hypervisor-based clustering...( read more )
  • Blog Post: Mango Es Muy Caliente

    Joe Belfiore shows off the new features in Windows Phone Mango. This is exciting new update for Windows Phone 7! Related posts: Kinectonomics: Save Money and the Planet ...read more
  • Blog Post: Lync for Windows Phone 7.x and new Mango Outlook Mobile features

    Updated 5-24-11 with new Mango information   At TechEd 2011 this week, we demoed the beta of Lync Mobile for Windows Phone 7.x and Outlook Mobile in the upcoming Windows Phone “Mango” release.  The Microsoft TechEd presenter commented Lync Mobile...( read more )
  • Blog Post: Windows 8 Announced

    Microsoft announced the next version of Windows, internally code-named “Windows 8,” to help the partners build devices that take advantage of the new user experience. As part of this technical preview, Mike Angiulo, corporate vice president of Windows Planning, Hardware and PC Ecosystem at...
  • Blog Post: “Bring Your Own Data”—the next debate

    While the conversation about whether students should bring their own devices seems pressing pressing now, it is not the consumerization shift we need to get our collective heads around next. The next debate will be about how do we enable students to ...read more
  • Blog Post: Small Basic 1.0 is here!

    Have you been working with Small Basic? If so you probably know that it has officially been pre-release software. Well not it is released software and you can now download Small Basic 1.0 .. With the addition of Icelandic (Yes Icelandic) it is now available ...read more
  • Blog Post: Updates to Lync 2010 Resource Kit

    Two new chapters have been posted to the Kit. One on Direct SIP and the other on Exchange Unified Messaging integration. Direct Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) provides SIP trunking between an IP-PBX and Lync Server. Direct SIP supports the following...( read more )
  • Blog Post: Invite your students "in" to your lectures

    This post about teachers sharing their presentations with students using Broadcast Slide Show in PowerPoint 2010 was written by Joy Miller. Nowadays, students bring their laptops, smartphones, and iPads into the classroom to take notes, research online ...read more
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack (MDOP) 2011 R2 now available!

    Repost from Kevin Dean -- I am excited to tell you that MDOP 2011 R2 is now available for download from the Microsoft Volume Licensing site . Customers who do not have access to the Volume Licensing site have the option to download it from TechNet or MSDN and Windows Intune customers have access to MDOP...
  • Blog Post: Attend a Session and Schedule at Meeting with Microsoft at Ellucian Live!

    Microsoft is a proud sponsor of Ellucian Live coming up in Philadelphia, April 7-10, 2013! We are excited to discuss how to improve student success while lowering costs with high impact IT solutions built for education . At Ellucian Live this year, Microsoft Education Solution Experts will present...
  • Blog Post: The Next OS codenamed: Windows 8 debuts

    Microsoft debuts first look at the next Windows OS, codenamed: Windows 8 at the D9 conference. A new multi-touch Natural User Experience with Live Tiles is coming in Windows8. Related posts: Journey to the next release of Windows ...read more
  • Blog Post: Video Solutions for Lync

    Just as we have defined certification and testing for UC with PBXs, SIP providers, e911, and Gateways we are doing the same with Video interoperability. The new website for this is here . The video interop testing looks at both Video Endpoints which can...( read more )
  • Blog Post: Center for Advanced Technologies co-presents using Microsoft SharePoint Platform

    I just got off the phone with Mark Dunkel, one of my favorite SharePoint gurus at Microsoft, and he tells me this up-coming webcast is one of the most inspiring demonstrations of Microsoft SharePoint technologies for both higher education and K12 customers. This is a special, co-hosted webcast...
  • Blog Post: Higher Innovation Welcomes Mobile Browsers

    We’re super happy to announce that Higher Innovation now supports touch-enabled mobile browsers. So, you can now enjoy all of the great content from your Windows Phone 7, iOS device, Android mobile device, and many others. Check it out and provide ...read more
  • Blog Post: Client Virtualization for Lync 2010

    This has been a hot topic for some of my customers and I’m very happy to see it’s release. The whitepaper for Client Virtualization can be found here . Products from both Microsoft and Citrix are detailed in the paper including Remote Desktop Services...( read more )
  • Blog Post: Pittsford School District goes Live@edu!

    Pittsford Central School District, in NY State has just rolled out Live@edu to their 6000 students.  Prior to this deployment, Pittsford had been struggling with inefficient communications between their teachers and students.  After a pilot of the service, and in partnership with CGS, Pittsford...
  • Blog Post: What can you tell me about Lync Security?

    Updated 5-20-11 with new independent security tests against Lync Server 2010   I sometimes get asked by telecom teams how secure is the voice traffic in Lync and is the conferencing traffic secure both on the internal network or externally. Note...( read more )
  • Blog Post: Want some deeper dive video based training on the upcoming Office 365 cloud offering?

      Some excellent Office 365 video jump start training delivered by the products teams covering Lync Online, Exchange Online, SharePoint Online, and Office 365: • Office 365 Jump Start (01): Microsoft Office 365 Overview for IT Pros • Office 365 Jump...( read more )
  • Blog Post: Office 365 Education: Putting Teachers in Control, Today

    When we first launched Office 365 for education back in June, we did so with an eye to helping transform education. Teachers were asking for a holistic collaboration platform that would allow them – and their students – to easily and safely access the knowledge and tools required for 21st...
  • Blog Post: Bridging the gap to 1:1 computing – from Microsoft to Mozambique

    From time to time we at Microsoft Education invite our partner community to guest blog on Microsoft in Education, David Yunger, CEO at Greenbridge Computing, Inc is here highlighting the benefits of Windows Multipoint Server and how it's positively impacting schools around the globe! ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________...
  • Blog Post: NEW-Lync Adoption and Training Kits !!!

    Lync Adoption and Training Downloads Microsoft Lync 2010 Adoption and Training Kit The Microsoft Lync 2010 Adoption and Training Kit provides a one-stop shop for resources for IT pros, project managers, help desk agents, and trainers. The...( read more )
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Accessibility - Technology for Everyone

    July 27, 11:00 a.m. (PT), 12:00 p.m. (MT) Reserve your seat, virtual seating is limited http://net.educause.edu/live1121 "Our vision is to create innovative technology that is accessible to everyone and that adapts to each person's needs. Accessible technology eliminates barriers for people...