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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SharePoint Seminar Series With Briefings On SharePoint 2013

Please consider attending a briefing on SharePoint 2013 by TCSC, an excellent Microsoft Partner with particular expertise in anything related to SharePoint.   Details and dates listed below –  Kevin SharePoint Today and Tomorrow Briefing Enjoy breakfast and an opportunity to learn about solutions for today as well as looking forward to SharePoint 2013. Recent Solution…

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Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2012 Update 1 Now Available

The latest version of the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit—version 2012 Update 1— is now available for download. Download MDT 2012 Update 1 now! This release expands your deployment capabilities with support for the latest software releases, including Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, and System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1 Community Technology Preview.  Other notable new features…

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Extend the Reach of Video within Microsoft SharePoint

Most of you use SharePoint for collaboration at your school.  Check out this webinar by Polycom and Microsoft, to learn how you can provide “YouTube” functionality for your organization with Polycom RealPresence Media Manager and SharePoint. Schools using Microsoft SharePoint solutions are increasingly facing requests to include video and rich media content within the portal…

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Changing my stripes!

I’m excited to announce that I’m changing roles at Microsoft.  After nearly 7 years as the Technology Specialist for education customers in the Mid-Atlantic, I’m now the Microsoft Account Manager for education customers in Virginia.  It’s an exciting time in the technology industry and at Microsoft in particular.  We have more new products and services…

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New Azure Services Debut on June 7

  See this blog post from the Azure team for some exciting news about new services and updates to our Azure services. Tomorrow we will release previews of new Windows Azure services which simplify building applications that span cloud and on-premises servers. By combining infrastructure and platform services, these new capabilities of Windows Azure give…

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