Chat with Leslie Lamport ACM Turing Award Recipient in 2014 (Nobel Prize of Computing); World-Renowned Distinguished Researcher

* Bill Gates indicates “As a leader in defining many of the key concepts of distributed computing that enable today’s mission-critical computer systems, Leslie has done great things not just for the field of computer science, but also in helping make the world a safer place. Countless people around the world benefit from his work…


Announcing Windows Azure Name Change to Microsoft Azure

Windows Azure was recently renamed to Microsoft Azure . This change reflects Microsoft’s strategy and focus on Azure as the public cloud platform for customers as well as for our own services Office 365, Dynamics CRM, Bing, OneDrive, Skype, and Xbox Live. Our commitment to deliver an enterprise-grade cloud platform for the world’s applications is…


Participate in the Imagine Cup and Achieve a Private Meeting with Bill Gates

There are multiple ways that students, professors, and schools can get involved, from building final prototypes in the main competition to pitching their ideas in smaller, online competitions. This year, one lucky team will get a private meeting with Bill Gates! “One Imagine Cup World Finalist team will be chosen for a private meeting with…


AlignIT Manager Tech Talk #12: Confidence In the Cloud

Recent surveys indicate that while cloud computing is a top priority for Canadian CIOs, assurance in cloud services remains the principle inhibitor for adoption. 2012 is proving to be the year of accelerating adoption as organizations gain a deeper appreciation of cloud services and how they can be adopted in a trusted manner. In this…


On the Next Manager Tech Talk: Confidence in the Cloud

Recent surveys indicate that while cloud computing is a top priority for Canadian CIOs, assurance in cloud services remains the principle inhibitor for adoption. 2012 is proving to be the year of accelerating adoption as organizations gain a deeper appreciation of cloud services and how they can be adopted in a trusted manner. Join Ruth…


Register Your Developers: Cloud Workshops

A recently released IDC study talks about how the Cloud will deliver more than 70,000 jobs in Canada by 2015. Similarly, the D³: LIVE & INTERACTiVE special entitled Current IT Market Conditions and Hiring Trends in 2012 discussed the increasing need for developers to have Cloud Computing knowledge and skills here in Canada. The Cloud…


Trust Me. Why? Because I’m Trustworthy.

Even though it’s been a while since the movie Deep Blue Sea, one line said by Michael Rapaport’s character “Tom Scoggins” has always stuck with me – “Trust Me. Why? Because I’m trustworthy.” But what does it mean to be trustworthy? Everyone will define this differently, but when it comes to Microsoft, in his 2002…


Join 24 Hours In A Private Cloud, May 10

Use the registration site link for all digital assets. Registration Link– http://bit.ly/24hipc Event Description Every organization has the power to employ cloud technologies in their own way, at their own pace and with their own terms.  The use of private cloud technologies help transform how organizations manage infrastructure resources, provision applications and automate services for…


join the developer movement

Get rewarded for developing with Windows Azure. Have an idea for a cool app? Maybe you’ve already built your app? If it uses Windows Azure services, you could qualify to receive gift certificates for ThinkGeek.com, where you can choose from a whole selection of awesome gadgets, cool t-shirts, and geeky knick-knacks. See the rewards »…