Microsoft Azure Open for Business in Australia!

Today has been a very exciting day for us at Microsoft Australia!  Today at TechEd Sydney we announced the general availability of the Australian GEO which includes the Australia East Region in NSW and the Australia Southeast Region in Victoria. I’m writing this post from the TechEd Sydney show floor as day one wraps up…

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TechEd Australia 2014: Tickets on Sale Now!

Hi Everyone! For over two decades, TechEd has secured its spot as Australia's leading tech event. And in 2014, TechEd remains the very best place to preview the next wave of industry-shaping innovations, network with experts and peers and future-proof your skills. This year, TechEd travels to Melbourne and Sydney — an exciting change that…

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TechEd Australia 2014: Call for Topics is coming soon!

By now, I'm sure you know that TechEd Australia is a different format this year.  We're running essentially the same show twice in October – in Melbourne on October 7th & 8th, and in Sydney on October 27th & 28th. Being only 2 days, we've concentrated on delivering content focused on a single theme.  The…

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‘Secret Sauce’: The Tech Behind TechEd!

Setting up the technology for Microsoft’s flagship event in Australia is similar to running a small city. It takes five days to physically set up the systems in the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre, and we’ve got five technicians constantly monitoring the network to ensure its smooth running. As part of this we track…

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Celebrating 20 years of TechEd!

2013 marks the 20th anniversary of TechEd! In that time we’ve held the Conference all across the country, from Melbourne to Cairns. In fact, did you know that if a delegate were to travel from each location to the next back to back they would have covered enough distance to travel around the world twice…

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TechEd Australia 2013: Session Catalogue is live!

We’ve reached another milestone in our TechEd planning cycle with the session catalogue going live!  A whole bunch of folks have worked really hard to get the catalogue up so well done everyone!  Also this is one of the big asks we get from customers thinking of attending TechEd as having as much information about…

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TechEd Australia 2013: Registration is Now Live!

This year TechEd Australia is turning 20!  Can you believe it?  It’s going to be a big year to look back on how the industry has changed and more importantly how it will change moving forward.  In this age of change TechEd remains the place for you to stay ahead and get the skills you…

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TechEd Australia 2013: Call for Topics is Live!

     Welcome to my first email regarding TechEd Australia 2013!  This year I’m looking after content again and today I like to announce that call for topics is now open for submissions.  This is the first of many milestones on the journey to this event in September.  I believe good content is what makes an…

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Windows Server 2012 Jump Start Series Online Now!

If your like me and your getting excited about Windows Server 2012 then make sure you set some time aside to attend the Windows Server 2012 Jumpstart Series.  It’s a great way to get an overview of Windows Server 2012 in a short period of time.  Plus it’s done by a couple of mates of…

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A day in the life of TechEd North America 2012–An Aussie Perspective!

As you know in my previous post I headed off the TechEd North America on a fact finding mission as content owner for TechEd Australia 2012.  This is something we do every year to see how the US event is run, how they approach content and to recruit speakers for our local event.  This year’s…

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