Microsoft Virtual Academy – This week’s challenge

I’m still offering the chance to win weekly prizes simply for learning A quick call out to last week’s winners.  Congratulations to Paraic Nolan, Anthony McCarville and DJ Wilson all of whom have won a prize of their choosing (either an Umbrella, a Rain Jacket, a Mini-Toolkit or a 32BG USB memory stick). This week’s…

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Just launched! The new SkyDrive preview app for Windows Desktop (and updated SkyDrive app for Phone)

SkyDrive now becomes an integral part of Windows 8, Windows 7, and Windows Vista (and Mac OS X)! Read on…. · SkyDrive for the Windows desktop – View and manage SkyDrive files & folder directly from Windows Explorer with this new preview app. Drag-and-drop to/ from SkyDrive using Windows Explorer. Files stored in your SkyDrive…

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Creating and Managing a Private Cloud with System Centre 2012 Jump Start

Great online training if you can’t sleep! Microsoft Learning, IT Pro Evangelism & Server & Cloud Product Marketing recently delivered a 2-day virtual training event to help the world learn about the upcoming enhancements with the Creating & Managing a Private Cloud with System Center 2012 Jump Start. The event sold out and received a…

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Presentations from TechNet Live Tour (Cloud for IT Pros)

Thank you to those of you that attended the TechNet Live Tour last week. We really enjoyed bringing this event series around the island and we were delighted with the response we received to our ‘Cloud for IT Pros’ overview. The slides are now available for download on Skydrive and the video of the Dublin…

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Private Cloud Computing Academy – virtualisation seminars in 2011

I wanted to give you a heads-up on what’s lined up for Private Cloud Computing Academy in 2011. Register now and block off time in your diary before you get distracted with Christmas mayhem! Microsoft has been working towards a Dynamic Datacentre vision for the last 8 years and now our story in this space…

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Jumpstart Your Cloud Application Development–Windows Azure Platform

The local Microsoft Developer & Platform Group are offering ‘Jumpstart’ workshops on the Windows Azure Platform, to help developers ‘jumpstart’ their cloud application development. Delivered through workshop style presentations and interactive tuition, the workshop will focus on helping attendees in building scalable applications on the Azure platform. We now have workshops lined up for January…

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