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  • Blog Post: Hybrid Cloud Pizzas and Work Folders. Can you do better for a free trip to TechEd Europe in Barcelona?

    The UK IT Pro team are giving away four trips to this year's TechEd Europe - Andrew and Ed show us just how easy it is to win! Two of our favourite Technical Evangelists, Andrew Fryer and Ed Baker, have both whipped up a super-quick video showing us how they take a simple scenario and turn this...
  • 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: 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...
  • Blog Post: 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...
  • Blog Post: 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...
  • 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...
  • Blog Post: 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...
  • Blog Post: 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...
  • Blog Post: 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...
  • Blog Post: 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....
  • Blog Post: Tech·Ed Europe Returns to Berlin, 8 - 12 November

    Tech·Ed Europe is Microsoft’s premier technical education event providing the most comprehensive technical training on Microsoft’s suite of products, technologies, solutions and services. If you are a technology professional involved in building, deploying or maintaining IT solutions...
  • 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...