Remote Desktop Services vs VDI

Desktop Virtualization doesn’t just mean using your existing server virtualization platform to deliver virtual desktops. As many people have found out, the ROI on doing this for a mass VDI solution doesn’t stack up. If you take a user centric approach to defining the requirements, you should end up focusing on the user Data and…

Australia NSW Department of Education uses Azure to deliver online science assessment

The Essential Secondary Science Assessment (ESSA) test was delivered simultaneously to all secondary schools in a single day. Using 300 Azure instances cost ~ $40 per hour. The alternative was to purchase 60 physical servers. This video was shown in the keynote at the Education Leaders Briefing in London on January 12, 2011 by Orlando Ayala….

Better budgeting for students

Watch this video to see how your budget can come to life Here is a copy of the Excel spreadsheet shared on Download

Microsoft Office Word Open Source Add-in For MediaWiki

Microsft has funded an open source filter allowing users to “Save-as” from word in MediaWiki format to allow easy importing of existing word document content into MediaWiki.  Download: More information on the MediaWiki website

Microsoft Mathematics 4.0 released for free download

Microsoft Mathematics provides a set of mathematical tools that help students get school work done quickly and easily. With Microsoft Mathematics, students can learn to solve equations step-by-step while gaining a better understanding of fundamental concepts in pre-algebra, algebra, trigonometry, physics, chemistry, and calculus. Microsoft Mathematics includes a full-featured graphing calculator that’s designed to work…