July, 2012

  • Vote for where the next IT Pro Camps are run!

    We are currently planning the next set of IT Pro Camps and are looking for your input. What cities would you like to see the camps run in.  We’ve posted the poll on our Facebook Page . Get your voice heard and vote now ! 
  • Guest Post: Part 3–Highly Available BI: Me , Myself and I

    About Chris Chris Testa-O'Neill is a Senior Consultant for Coeo Ltd, a leading provider of SQL Server Managed Support and Consulting in the UK and Europe. He is a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) for SQL Server, sole author of the MCTS SQL Server...
  • Guest Post: What your mother never told you about Exchange 2010 Migrations

    Colin Chaplin is a freelance IT Consultant specializing in IT transformation projects involving Microsoft software, and very occasional blogger ( http://colinchaplin.wordpress.com/ ). If you cut him in half, it would probably say 'infrastructure' Microsoft...
  • New for BI in Excel 2013, SharePoint 2013 and SQL Server 2012 SP1

    Empower all users to gain breakthrough insights as a natural part of their day-to-day activities using PowerPivot and PowerView, now in Excel. Analyse data ranging from a few rows to hundreds of millions of rows with extreme analytical performance...
  • Introducing Marcel Boothe: #Creative #Ambitious #Risk-taker

    We are delighted to introduce you to the latest addition to the TechNet UK team.  Marcel Boothe is joining the team as our intern.  You will no doubt meet him at some of our technical events as he will be taking over from Alex Guy who is sadly...
  • Case Study: Windows Azure for Education

    MLS the largest library product providers to the education sector in the UK shows how it uses Windows Azure to scale.
  • More Dates for Windows 8 Camps Released!

    We have just released information about even more Windows 8, Windows Phone, UX and Windows Azure camps for the period until the end of September! To avoid disappointment register for a camp near you now !  Here’s what to expect with each of the different...
  • The Exit Interview with Alex Guy!

    Over the last week or so we’ve been collecting questions from those of you who follow us on Twitter and Facebook for Alex.  Alex has been interning here at Microsoft on the DPE team for the last 12 months.  The video below gives some great insights...
  • The Cloud Fundamentals: New Videos Available

    The Cloud Fundamentals Video Series - An Inflection Point: Cloud Computing Overview Microsoft Corporate Vice President, Trustworthy Computing, Scott Charney, gives a big picture view of cloud computing today and the forces creating change. Watch...
  • The Week that Was 16th - 23rd July 2012

    Last week was all about Office 365 with video’s, virtual tours, case studies and much more.  Also slipping into the week was a guest post – Part 3 of our high availability series and an interesting article from Andrew Fryer on Hyper V for small businesses...