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The TechEd Challenge - It's still not too late to enter if you've not done so - a sneak preview of what you could win!
Have you entered the Tech Ed Challenge yet? If not, why not? Just by entering you could win a ticket to TechEd Europe , that's right, just by completing a form and downloading one of the products, you are entered into the draw. If you download/sign up for all three then you've got three times the...
7 May 2013
Tech Days Online - 24th April - 26th April - Speaker Announcements Part 1
With just over a week until Tech Days Online , we thought it was about time we started to let you know who was going to be presenting. When the team sat down to pull the agenda together, we wanted an agenda that had Microsoft technical experts as well as technical experts with more of a "real-world...
15 Apr 2013
How does Windows 8 licensing work at home?
The sun is shining as I sit at home and write this blog entry, and it is giving me cause to think! When it comes to the licensing of Windows 8 we need to think about the flexibility of how we can deliver Windows 8 to a client device and the opportunities it gives us as users to work in different locations...
19 Feb 2013
Tech.Days Online is Back! 24th/25th/26th April
New years resolution: must blog more! It's only taken me to the end of January to start my resolution but I'm going to try one blog article per month. We're bringing back Tech.Days Online on the 24th/25th & 26th of April. This time with more days and more topics. Simon and Andrew will be back...
30 Jan 2013
Cloud powered ‘change agents’ driving business transformation
Guest Post by Rob Fraser, Cloud Services CTO, Microsoft Ltd A new study from Forrester, commissioned by Microsoft Ltd, has found that cloud computing is empowering ‘change agents’ from all corners of an organisation to deliver business innovation and drive positive business change. Essentially, it shows...
30 Jan 2013
Christmas Special: Free Stuff From Microsoft
Christmas comes but once a year, which is similar to the frequency in which I blog. I thought as it’s the season of good will, I would write a blog that details some of the free stuff we have to offer. Free Training - Microsoft Virtual Academy We know budgets for training are not what they...
17 Dec 2012
5 days left to join Microsoft Virtual Academy and win a Ferrari weekend!
If you read The Register, it’s likely you will have seen that we’ve joined forces with them for a month to bring you a great competition. If you head over to www.microsoftvirtualacademy.co.uk and sign in or register if you haven’t already, you can enter the code MVAUKREG to be in with a chance...
25 Apr 2012
Newsletter: Virtualise Your Way to the Cloud with Hyper-V
The latest Flash newsletter is all about Hyper-V and virtualisation. This particular newsletter contains lots of learning opportunities from the series of IT Pro Camps that we are running through to the latest MVA courses and useful downloads and content to get you started. Our feature article is all...
21 Feb 2012
MVA: Configuring and deploying Microsoft's Private Cloud
Microsoft Virtual Academy have a track dedicated to deploying Private Cloud scenario’s . The track covers: Configuring and deploying Microsoft's Private Cloud Private Cloud: Infrastructure Components Private Cloud: Service Delivery and Automation Private Cloud: Application Services Management During...
27 Jan 2012
System Center 2012 RC Announcement and Resources
A short while ago in Satya Nadella, Microsoft Server & Tools Business president and Brad Anderson, corporate vice president of the Management and Security Division hosted a live webcast, “ Transforming IT with Microsoft Private Cloud ,” for enterprise IT leaders. In this webcast they...
18 Jan 2012
The Definitive List of Hyper-V Tools?
I’ve been digging around on the TechNet Wiki and came across this recently updated article on Hyper-V Tools . It contains a whole host of resources, both Microsoft and Third-party, many of which are free. Take a look and let us know your thoughts! Are there any tools that you think are missing? Don’t...
6 Oct 2011
New MVA course available now: Enhancing Your Business and Career with the Private Cloud
The Microsoft Virtual Academy team’s released a new course: Enhancing Your Business and Career with the Private Cloud . This course contains 3 modules focusing on how the private cloud can help your business and your IT pro career. The first module starts by covering the cloud business drivers and business...
20 Jun 2011
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