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Join us for two days of IT Camps for the Enterprise 8-9th April @ Lotus F1® HQ If there is one thing I have learnt from my time at Microsoft it is that we are all different. One area where this is obvious is that we all have different approaches to learning.  Some people like to…

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Announcement: Microsoft UK partners endorse ‘Cloud first’ approach outlined at TechEd North America

Yesterday at TechEd North America, Microsoft detailed how its new portfolio of solutions will help businesses thrive in the era of cloud computing and connected devices. But what do some of our UK partners have to say regarding our Cloud OS strategy? We thought we’d ask them: Gordon McKenna, CEO of Inframon Ltd comments: “Inframon…


Want to Jump Start your Windows 8 at Work Experience?

Take advantage of free, online, fast-paced training courses designed specifically for experienced IT professionals with jobs that demand that they know how to best leverage the emerging features and technologies in Windows 8. Module 1: Tips and Tricks for IT Pros See what’s new in Windows 8 for the IT professional from the new user…


Guest Post: The Top 15 Windows 8 Apps to Boost Business Productivity

The top 15 Windows 8 apps to boost business productivity Author Bio: Marcus Austin works for Firebrand Training as a Technical Author. Marcus has over 25 years’ experience in the technology and business sector. His recent work includes constructing a mobile strategy for the Guardian Media Group, together with writing and editing for magazines and…

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In the Hot Seat: Stephen Rose

Who is Stephen Rose? Stephen Rose is the Sr Product Manager for the Windows Commercial team at the Microsoft Headquarters in Redmond, WA. Before joining Microsoft, Stephen spent 15 years running his own IT consulting company.  In his current role, he manages the Window technical content on the Springboard Series on TechNet, he oversees the…


Case Study: EMI Exploits ‘New World of Data’ for Single View of Music Across 25 Countries

Record company EMI Music wanted to integrate the large amount of information it uses—including massive consumer surveys, demographic, and partner data from companies such as iTunes—to gain a single global view for its artists. By deploying Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Fast Track Data Warehouse technology, EMI now has an accessible single source of country, consumer,…


Case Study: For Microsoft Global Security the Cloud changes everything

Mike Howard is the Chief Security Officer at Microsoft.  In this article Mike provides a powerful insight into how Microsoft runs it’s security operation on a global basis. At the end of 2010 Microsoft Global Security was at a crossroads, how could we meet the continuing needs of our business to deliver a world class…


Flash Newsletter: Tablets and the Enterprise

This fortnight’s TechNet Flash is all about the challenges we face using and managing tablet and mobile devices in corporate environments. We also have some great events, downloads, and news of what you’ll be able to get your hands on as part of Windows 8 Enterprise Edition! This fortnight’s feature article comes courtesy of Jeremy…


Additional Dates added for London IT Camps

Due to the popularity of our IT Camps in London we have added 2 new dates to our schedule:   Enterprise Consumerisation of IT:  Wednesday, May 30, 2012 9:30 AM The current pace of technology offers IT Professionals with a dilemma: deploying the devices that staff need to effectively do their job, whilst maintaining the…