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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Welcome to Office 365 for education

Starting today, Microsoft Office 365 for education is available, providing the world’s best productivity, communications and collaboration experiences to schools at no cost.   “The cloud and online learning are key trends transforming education today. Office 365 for education delivers a holistic collaboration platform that will change the game,” said Anthony Salcito, vice president of worldwide…

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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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Webcast: Migrating to Live@edu and Office 365 for education

This Thursday, 1st March (St. David’s day, if you’re Welsh!), and again on the 6th of March, we’ll be running a webcast where you can learn about some of the different methods and tools there are to aid your migration to the cloud! The webcast will cover both services at a high level and there’ll…

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Updated: Webcast: Migrating to Live@edu and Office 365 for education

This Thursday, 1st March (St. David’s day, if you’re Welsh!), and again on the 6th of March, we’ll be running a webcast where you can learn about some of the different methods and tools there are to aid your migration to the cloud! The webcast will cover both services at a high level and there’ll…

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Using a BlackBerry with Office 365

Wouldn’t it be cool if you could use your BlackBerry to access Office 365? Well, now you can! Yesterday RIM officially announced that BlackBerry Business Cloud Services was available for Office 365 customers. Key features: Wireless synchronization with Microsoft Exchange Online email, calendar and organizer data from a BlackBerry smartphone BlackBerry® Balance™ technology, which presents…

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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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