Are you using your Academic Agreement to its full potential?

Did you know that if your organisation has an Academic Agreement in place with Microsoft, you can have a subscription to the Microsoft IT Academy? This is a global program what provides resources and curriculum for your institution to deliver inspiring and cutting edge technical courses and skills; and not just to students, but faculty…

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Janet helps institutions move to Microsoft Office 365 for education

Janet is helping the sector harness the benefits of cloud-based Microsoft Office 365 for education through initial legal support and by agreeing a customised set of licensing documents with Microsoft, saving the sector time and money. A number of universities have worked with Janet in the production of this pack, which is being made available…

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SharePoint Online Templates

Microsoft SharePoint MVP Alex Pearce, of BFC Networks, has been a busy man over the last few months! If he’s not helping us present at the annual BETT show in London he’s building SharePoint 2010 templates for education – these also work with SharePoint Online in Office 365 for education. An example of the template…

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New Lower Prices For Office 365

Yesterday Kirk Koenigsbauer, Corporate Vice President of the Microsoft Office Division product management group, made an announcement about some changes we’ve made to the pricing for Office 365 for enterprises, and Office 365 for education. “As we rapidly add customers, the cost to run Office 365 becomes more efficient.  This is the beauty of the…

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BETT 2012: School in a Box Presentation Slides & eBook

Reflecting on a great BETT, thanks to everyone who stopped by our stand, one of the most popular sessions within our Theatre Stand was the School in a Box presentation delivered by our Schools Business Managers, Sean O’Shea and Mark Reynolds. Delivered in their unique and entertaining way, both Sean and Mark did an amazing…

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BETT 2012!

Yes, it’s finally time to pack away the Christmas decorations, reset the alarm clock for work and return to normality, but there’s no need to be disheartened because it’s almost time for BETT! (Cue rapturous applause…) Come and see where it’s really happening, over on the public cloud pod at the Microsoft stand, D30 &…

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Live@edu Deployment and Marketing Kits

‘Twas the night before Christmas… Can you believe it’s nearly Christmas already? It’s been a whole year since I started writing for this blog and what an exciting year we’ve had! As many of you break up for the holidays you’ll probably be looking forward to mince pies, roast turkey and the ubiquitous afternoon nap…

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Partner Event: Salford Software on cost savings using Microsoft technologies!

In partnership with Microsoft, Salford Software is hosting two events for FE and HE organisations. With cost savings still a concern for many, the theme of the events is delivering efficiencies through Microsoft technologies. “Make it efficient, effective and exciting using Microsoft Technologies” will focus on how you can create a more efficient learning environment…

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FREE Activation Webcast

Back to school Some of you will already be back to school – others will be dreading looking forward to the start of term next week. Whatever your situation you can’t escape the immutable fact that the start of term is a very busy time of year! The school hall won’t be this empty for…

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