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TechEd Europe: The Keynote Announcements
TechEd Europe kicked off in style this morning with DJ Joey Snow getting everyone warmed up before Brad Anderson stepped on the stage to present the keynote with special guests Mark Russinovich, Brian, Kelly, Eron Kelly and Geoff Woolsey. With some great demo’s also on display. The main announements...
25 Jun 2013
Tech Ed Challenge - The results
WOW and when I say WOW I mean WOW! The TechNet team have been overwhelmed by the response to the TechEdChallenge ! We received nearly 500 entries to the competition and had to judge more than 40 Blog article submissions. On behalf of the team I wanted to thank each and ever person that took the...
5 Jun 2013
Announcement: Microsoft UK partners endorse ‘Cloud first’ approach outlined at TechEd North America
Yesterday at TechEd North America , Microsoft detailed how its new portfolio of solutions will help businesses thrive in the era of cloud computing and connected devices. But what do some of our UK partners have to say regarding our Cloud OS strategy? We thought we’d ask them: Gordon McKenna, CEO of...
5 Jun 2013
Where's Wally? He will be with WMUG - 21st of June in London
The Windows Management User Group will be hosting Wally Mead as he passes through the UK on his way to TechED Europe. In their words: The Windows Management User Group welcomes Wally Mead, Senior Program Manager for the System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Product Group back to the UK for a...
28 May 2013
Tech.Days Online Competition Winners!!!
IT Pros! As I’m sure many of you may have heard we ran a series of competitions across the 2013 series of Tech.Days Online. Up for grabs was a fantastic array of prizes to giveaway to the lucky winners including: · A HTC Windows Phone 8 · A Sony VAIO Laptop · A HP...
15 May 2013
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
TechED Europe - 25th to the 28th June - Certifications at 50% off!
Are you still thinking about attending? Are you still trying to get sign off from your boss to travel? My colleague Denise recently blogged about some of the announcements we've made on the certification side of things: A Microsoft certification confirms to everyone—employers, clients, your peers...
23 Apr 2013
Save the Date: TechEd Europe 2013 Registration opens 12 February
TechEd is Microsoft’s premiere conference for IT Professionals and Enterprise Developers, offering the most comprehensive technical education across Microsoft's products, solutions, tools, and services. We are pleased to announce that registration for TechEd North America and TechEd Europe will go live...
8 Feb 2013
A database is only as good as the operating system it runs on
Simon and the rest of my division regularly rag me about how I go on about databases all the time so when Sarah asked me for a post on virtualisation I decided to ignore her and talk about SQL Server instead! Databases are one of the last things to be virtualised especially the larger ones and this is...
28 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: A Video Diary
On the last day of TechEd Europe I managed to get Andrew and Simon to sit down and discuss the week and showcase their favourite parts of TechEd Europe. Here’s what happened! We also did a few other video interviews with MVP’s, Speakers, Microsoft Partners and attendees so look out for these coming...
5 Jul 2012
Microsoft System Center 2012 Configuration Manager IT Camp - An evaluation from TechED Europe 2012
The IT Pro Team are either on holiday or at IT Camps at the moment so I’m left holding the fort. I thought I would use this as an opportunity to let you know about an event we are running on the 2 nd of July with Wally Mead from Microsoft HQ, Seattle We know that not everyone is able to attend...
13 Jun 2012
How to convince your boss to send you to TechEd: Winners announced!
After much deliberation and over 20 entries, the judges have reached their decision in our ‘Convince your boss to send you to TechEd’ competition. You offered countless brilliant suggestions that would undoubtedly have resulted in a ticket to Amsterdam, as well as some beer-focused ones that we’re not...
2 May 2012
TechEd Insights: Memories of TechEd by Jonathan Noble
Jonathan Noble works in the Infrastructure Systems Group at Newcastle University. He is a co-founder of the NEBytes user group ( nebytes.net ), blogs at jonoble.com and is @jonoble on Twitter. My first TechEd was in Amsterdam in 2004. It was the first event I'd attended that was anything...
27 Apr 2012
TechEd Insights: Memories of TechEd (ITForum) by Dan Pilling
One of my memories of TechEd from the past was IT Forum(the previous name for the event) 2004, in Copenhagen. My first role at Microsoft was working with universities in the UK. As part of the activities associated to IT Forum I had organized a session with Bob Muglia, a senior executive...
12 Apr 2012
The Week that was 2nd - 9th April 2012
Here is a quick summary of all the content that we put up last week on the TechNet UK blog! Be warned there was a fair bit of content so hopefully this will help you find those items that are of most interest to you! TechEd Insights: Paul Iddon–TechEd Berlin 2010 Call For Speakers: European SharePoint...
10 Apr 2012
TechEd Insights: Paul Iddon–TechEd Berlin 2010
In 2010 I was very fortunate to receive a ticket to TechEd Europe in Berlin. I had never been to such an event before, I assumed it would be a bigger version of a TechDays event where IT Pros and Developers would get together and hear about the latest technology. How wrong was I? The first day...
6 Apr 2012
Video: Countdown to TechEd Europe 2012: Content
Channel 9 give a great review of the content that is coming to TechEd Europe… In this episode, we have Arthur Yasinski, who heads up keynotes as part of the conference content team and manages logistics and marketing as well. Hot on the heels of announcing our keynote speakers , we talk more opportunities...
4 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
TechEd Europe: Keynote Speakers Announced! #TEE12
With just a few days left to go with the early bird offer (which expires at the end of this week…) we’ve just had word about who the keynote speakers will be for TechEd Europe 2012 … they are key strategic decision makers in the business. Jason Zander, Corporate Vice President, Visual Studio. Jason Zander...
27 Mar 2012
Offer: Last Chance for TechEd Europe Discount Tickets! #TEE12
The early bird discount offer for TechEd Europe tickets is close to an end. In fact we stop the early bird offer this Saturday (31st March 2012) so if you are still trying to convince your boss or haven’t yet decided if you are going to come along then now is a good time to make that decision....
27 Mar 2012
Competition: How to convince your boss to send you to TechEd?
I remember when I was a developer (yes I really was!!!!) and it came round to TechEd and I ALWAYS wanted to go. Eventually I did manage to persuade my boss to let me go, I actually went twice and it was one of my best conference experiences. What has this got to do with me you're thinking. Well, it's...
14 Mar 2012
TechEd Europe Sessions Live!
The initial wave of sessions have just gone live for TechEd Europe . Whilst this isn’t the final list of sessions it should give some idea of who’s going to be there and what sessions are available. Keep checking the TechEd Europe website for regular updates and additional speakers as they...
22 Feb 2012
Register Now for TechEd Europe! 26–29 June, Amsterdam
TechEd is one of the biggest Microsoft conferences of the year in Europe and plays host to some of the brightest IT Professionals in the industry. The event is abuzz with exciting technologies, announcements and the big names in Microsoft Technology. The event is made for technology professionals...
17 Jan 2012
TechEd Europe announced for Summer 2012
Exciting news from the Tech.Ed team! We can now announce that Tech·Ed Europe is shifting back to the summer timeframe, resuming in 2012. Mark your calendars: the next Tech·Ed Europe will be held the week of June 25, 2012 at the Amsterdam RAI Exhibition and Convention Centre in the historical and picturesque...
7 Apr 2011
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