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  • Blog Post: 20 Years of TechEd Europe

    The following post is a Q&A interview with somewhat of a TechEd Europe legend. Peter Bryant a freelance IT Consultant here in the UK, has been to every single TechEd Europe conference since 1994 when Microsoft first invaded the shores of Bournemouth and he is now the last person who has been to every...
  • Blog Post: Chris Rhodes – An MVP’s perspective on TechEd North America

    The following post is contributed by Chris Rhodes ; MCT, MVP in Windows Expert - IT Pro and co-founder of the Windows User Group . So… TechEd wrapped up last week – and what a week it was, you can find all the main big announcements from the conference here ! I was your roving TechEd correspondent...
  • Blog Post: Why I'm Going to TechEd Europe 2014

    TechEd North America has been and gone, (our TechNet man on the ground, MVP Chris Rhodes provided a great wrap up ). Next stop TechEd Europe ! An event I look forward to every year, this year it's back in Barcelona. Early Bird discount is still available so be sure to get yours before the 7th July...
  • Blog Post: Chris Rhodes - Our MVP in Residence at TechEd North America

    The following post is contributed by Chris Rhodes ; MCT, MVP in Windows Expert - IT Pro and co-founder of the Windows User Group . TechEd. That one word always summons up great feelings in my mind. The minute it’s announced, the countdown begins! It’s *the* event for IT Pros and developers...
  • Blog Post: People-Centric IT with the System Center 2012 R2 and Windows Server 2012 R2 Preview

    Hello from the System Center team and all of you participating in TechEd Europe 2013. We wanted to take this opportunity to provide more technical details on System Center 2012 R2, Intune and Windows Server 2012 R2 so you’ll see some new blog posts today and later this week. Let’s start first...
  • Blog Post: 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...
  • Blog Post: 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...
  • Blog Post: 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...
  • Blog Post: 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...
  • Blog Post: 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...
  • Blog Post: 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...
  • Blog Post: 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...
  • Blog Post: 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...
  • Blog Post: 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...
  • Blog Post: TechEd Europe 2010 – sessions and speakers announced

    Are you signed up for TechEd Europe 2010? Over 200 Tech∙Ed sessions are now posted on the website, along with an amazing line-up of speakers for this year’s event.  Many more sessions will be posted in coming weeks.  Don’t forget about the Pre-Conference Seminars on 8 November.  Registration...
  • Blog Post: 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...
  • Blog Post: 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...
  • Blog Post: 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...
  • Blog Post: 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...
  • Blog Post: 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...
  • Blog Post: TechEd Europe 2010 – join the discussion

    Here’s the latest update from the TechEd Europe team. Join the discussion at TechEd Europe  – propose your BOF session by October 10 Birds-of-a-Feather (BOF) sessions are open discussions on technology related topics moderated and organised by the INETA Europe / GITCA Community.   ...
  • Blog Post: 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...
  • Blog Post: 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...
  • Blog Post: 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...
  • Blog Post: 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...