Microsoft at Educause Conference

  If you or others from your college/university will be attending the Educause Conference in Indianapolis, please be sure to find the Microsoft booth in the expo area. https://www.educause.edu/annual-conference Enabling Technologies will be showing off Skype for Business and Office 365 Cloud Services in the Level 3 booth, so be sure to visit them as…

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Windows Higher Ed Conference

SAVE THE DATE: Windows in Higher Education Conference | Oct 12-14 in Bellevue WA at the Microsoft Advanta Campus. This is a technical conference with sessions and content focus on infrastructure technologies such as Windows Server and Windows Client, systems management, virtualization, and security, and also service provider technologies like messaging, collaboration and application platforms….

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Azure Machine Learning targets high school dropouts

Tacoma Public Schools is the 3rd largest district in WA state. Like other urban schools, they have a large percentage of students who disengage and ultimately drop out. In the last four years, they boosted graduation rates from 55 to 78%! Microsoft Consulting Services has been engaged at Tacoma Public Schools to implement a BI…

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Failover VMware to Microsoft Azure (webinar) June 17th 12:30pm ET

Interested in learning how to failover VMware to Microsoft Azure? Please join Microsoft & AzureFirst for an instructor-led webinar. This interactive, 200-level technical discussion, and demo is offered on Wednesday, June 17 at 12:30 pm Eastern. Please grab your lunch and come listen into the webinar. This webinar will: Provide an overview of Microsoft Azure…

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Microsoft Ignite – if you missed it, check this out

By all reports, the Microsoft Ignite conference was a huge success and people learned as much as they could absorb.  Be sure to put it on your calendar for next year and get signed up early. In the meantime, you can access much of the content from Ignite online.  Here’s some of the presentations and…

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Microsoft Ignite

For the first time, Microsoft will host a unified technology conference – the best of previously individual events (TechEd, MMS, Exchange, Lync and SharePoint conferences).  Microsoft Ignite is May 4-8 in Chicago at McCormick Place. Satya Nadella will keynote and will be joined by many technical and business leaders from Microsoft.  We’re putting under one…

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Microsoft Azure Infrastructure as a Service Online Training Event for IT Pros

  To Register, go to https://channel9.msdn.com/Events/Microsoft-Azure/Level-Up-Azure-IaaS-for-IT-Pros.  December 1 – 4, 2014 Speakers at Azure IaaS for IT Pros Online Event  Join Mark Russinovich, Microsoft Chief Technology Officer, Azure, as he kicks off a week of Azure training for IT Professionals.  Over the course of four days, Senior Technical Evangelist Rick Claus and members of Azure…

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Virtual CIO Summit

The Microsoft Virtual CIO Summit is streaming LIVE Tuesday, October 21st from the Microsoft Campus in Redmond, Washington. Key luminaries, top Microsoft leaders and industry experts will share their perspectives on strategies and transformations needed to stay ahead of the game.  The Summit will be streaming all day so attendees can choose the sessions that…

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Office 365 ProPlus Benefit for Students

Earlier this week, the Microsoft Worldwide Education team made an announcement regarding Office 365 ProPlus for students.  We took some additional steps to make it easier for students to get this software, with little to no impact on IT Departments.  We hope students at all schools will take advantage of this benefit.  Please review this…

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Windows 10 Tech Preview and Resources

As announced in the Windows For Your Business blog, we have begun a journey with the release of the Windows 10 Technical Preview, which can be obtained from http://preview.windows.com. To download and test the preview on behalf of your organization, you can download Windows 10 Technical Preview for Enterprise. Download Windows 10 Technical Preview for…

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