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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
Webcast: Bing Maps and SharePoint Solutions for the Enterprise
Date/Time: Tue Feb 26, 2013, 9:00 AM, USA Pacific Duration: 1 Hour Session Overview: You are invited to attend this webcast to learn how solutions that integrate Bing Maps and SharePoint help organizations gain greater insight from their business data to make smarter business...
18 Feb 2013
All those ways you didn't think Office was going to change your life
To celebrate the launch of Microsoft Office 365 in the UK we are holding a unique event taking place based on and around the specially created Route 365 bus. The 365 will travel through London for a day, playing host to a fascinating selection of speakers sharing their personal stories of how technology...
30 Jan 2013
Offer: Try CloudRooms for free and learn about Office 2010 or Office 365
CloudRooms ™ is an online classroom environment with live instructors and interactive labs, allowing you to access the learning resources via a PC. It’s modular learning method has been proved to help learners retain more information while the online delivery removes unnecessary time and expense associated...
14 Aug 2012
Windows Server 2012 Availability–Updated
During the Worldwide Partner Conference in Toronto, Windows Server 2012 was a focus of attention, and it is nearing final release. It was announced that Windows Server 2012 will be released to manufacturing in the first week of August. The code will then be complete and we will begin delivering it to...
2 Aug 2012
Real World Windows Azure: Quest Software and OnDemand Migration for Email
As part of the Real World Windows Azure series, Microsoft connected with Ron Robbins, Product Manager , Migration Solutions, at Quest Software to learn more about how Quest uses Windows Azure to deliver its OnDemand Migration for Email solution. Read Quest Software’s success story in this...
2 Aug 2012
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. We also introduced the newest member...
23 Jul 2012
TechEd Europe: Office 365 Data Centre Virtual Tour
When we were at TechEd Europe we were looking for those things that some of you may have missed and the things that were a bit out of the ordinary. We managed to persuade one of the Office 365 team to take us on a virtual tour of their data centre which they had in Lego format at the event. ...
18 Jul 2012
Office 365 ROI Case Studies - Small and Medium Sized Businesses
Read how two of our Office 365 customers are seeing direct and indirect benefits to their business from their move to cloud based services from Microsoft. D7 Consulting deployed Microsoft Office 365 to improve the reliability of email messaging and enable employees to share and collaborate on documents...
17 Jul 2012
2012 is the year of flexible working - How much time and money could you save?
By working remotely just a few times each week you save money, time and carbon emissions. Find out how much you and your company could be saving right now with this interesting infographic: http://www.anywhereworking.org/FutureWorldofWorking/ If that’s not enough easy to use collaboration comes of age...
9 Jul 2012
TechNet Flash Newsletter:
This month our newsletter was all about cloud services and learning. We brought you content on subjects such as InfoPath, Office365, Windows Azure and the latest update on our Training and Certification programme. We publish our newsletter every other week and it’s a great way to keep on top of...
29 May 2012
The Week that was 21st - 28th May
We have had range of content that is just waiting to be delved into when you have a spare moment. If you’re into cloud content then this week is the week for you! Pop over to the insights video as it is perfect for you. Also it’s worth looking at out Cloud Ninja post as well which provides...
28 May 2012
Book of the Fortnight: Working with Microsoft Office 365
Every couple of weeks we bring out the book of the fortnight in our TechNet Flash Newsletter. What you may not have noticed is that in with that we usually offer the book of the month at a significant discount. So it’s worth signing up to the newsletter to get these discounts as well as the server...
24 May 2012
Publishing Applications in the Cloud with InfoPath Forms and Office 365
Ian Woodgate is Managing Director of PointBeyond Limited , the UK’s leading SharePoint Business Application specialists. Ian has a background in financial services and and IT. He has worked with SharePoint since its first release as a developer and subsequently as a solution architect. Ian regularly...
23 May 2012
Free Office 365 online meeting and demo for UK charities
If you work in one of the many marvellous charities spread throughout the UK, you might be looking into ways of communicating effectively. Great communication with the public is something so essential for charities but how is your communication within your organisation? Is there room for improvement...
2 May 2012
Flash Newsletter: Preparing for XP End of Support, Fixing and Modernising Applications
This fortnight’s TechNet Flash is all about being prepared for the Windows XP end of support and getting your systems ready for the next generation of applications. Our feature article by Andy Hodges provides some great insights into how to create custom domains for Office 365 and this month is a really...
19 Apr 2012
The week that was 9th - 16th April
Last week we extended the number of IT Camps that we are running in London, we released the details of the SQL Server 2012 Virtual Launch event and provided details of our IE Migration seminars. That wasn’t enough for us though! So we also gave you the value proposition for Microsoft Certification...
16 Apr 2012
Setting up a Custom domain on Office365
Andy Hodges is a SharePoint Solutions Consultant at Mando Group , a leading digital agency specialising in creating enterprise web sites and RIAs. Andy works with SharePoint to create engaging Intranets, Extranet and Internet sites. Andy can be found on twitter @AndyRHodges Cloud technologies have been...
11 Apr 2012
Flash Newsletter: 29th March 2012 - Get Windows Server 8 Beta, SQL Server 2012 RTM and Office 365
The most recent TechNet flash had a whole raft of fresh information around were to download SQL Server 2012, how to get up to date with Windows Server “8” training via Microsoft Virtual Academy as well as the latest information on TechEd Europe . In fact there was so much juicy information packed into...
2 Apr 2012
Weekly Wrap Up: 26th March - 2nd April 2012
This week has been a week of innovation, techniques, tools and training resources. We’ve brought you a free book, lots of event information and loads of useful stuff to keep you ahead of the game. Innovation as a Strategy for Growth Guest Post: Managing Office 365 with PowerShell Free E-Book–Introducing...
2 Apr 2012
Guest Post: Managing Office 365 with PowerShell
By Thomas Lee – PowerShell MVP Thomas is a UK IT Pro, with over 40 years’ experience in the IT field. He’s presently a PowerShell MCP and is very busy doing writing, consulting and training around some of the key Microsoft technologies including PowerShell, Lync and Windows Server...
28 Mar 2012
Event Reminder: IT Pro Licensing Update - Reading - 28th March
Just a quick reminder that this month we are hosting an IT Pro Licensing event in Reading. The event will provide you with a good licensing overview to help you understand Microsoft, it is run by LicensEase for Microsoft. Your trainer will Be Louise Ulrick. The areas that this event will cover are...
2 Mar 2012
Free Office 365 eBook for everyone
Something rather interesting just crossed my desk and I thought it was worth sharing. This free eBook just landed (virtually) on my desk and it really is an eBook at circa 300 pages of explanation about Office 365 how it works and who it’s useful for. It’s not a deeply technical book but...
17 Aug 2011
Moving to Office 365 – FAQs
The Microsoft Online Services Team recently published a blog post comprising some questions they’ve seen coming up around moving from Business Productivity Online Suite to Office 365. If you’ve got a question, the chances are other people are having similar thoughts, so pop over and have a read . Find...
17 Aug 2011
Resources for IT Apprentices
Today I went to talk to a group of IT Apprentices at QA’s centre in Birmingham, thanks for a good day guys and especially to Lorette who organised the day. If you aren’t sure what apprentices are then you should find out more about IT Apprenticeships ...read more
27 Jul 2011
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