Tech Ed Challenge – The results

WOW and when I say WOW I mean WOW! The TechNet team have been overwhelmed by the response to the TechEdChallenge!  We received nearly 500 entries to the competition and had to judge more than 40 Blog article submissions.  On behalf of the team I wanted to thank each and ever person that took the time to download,…


Guest Post: Microsoft Office Specialist – SharePoint Importance

Sustained User Adoption is vital to ensure people using SharePoint remain productive and proactive. Pro-activity is key, since the reliance on SharePoint support will grow based – success breeds success; on solving user queries, meeting and solving business information and collaborative challenges using SharePoint, delivering solutions. A significant number of queries will come from the…

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The TechEd Challenge – It’s still not too late to enter if you’ve not done so – a sneak preview of what you could win!

    Have you entered the Tech Ed Challenge yet? If not, why not?  Just by entering you could win a ticket to TechEd Europe, that’s right, just by completing a form and downloading one of the products, you are entered into the draw.  If you download/sign up for all three then you’ve got three…


Guest Post: Distributed Cache Service in SharePoint 2013

Introduction A thronging SharePoint 2013 site can generate a lot of new content. The improved social features in SharePoint 2013 can generate dramatic amounts of new, frequently changing content in a large organisation. When you couple this with the ubiquity of this content in SharePoint, this could cause an awful lot more database access and…

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Learning: Don’t lose your Second Shot

Time is running out to take advantage of free retakes for failed Microsoft exams. Retake an exam for free before May 31st. Sign up for Second Shot In addition pass your exam before May 31st 2013 and you can enter a prize draw for a chance to win a UK Weekend Away, £500 or £100…


Guest Post: The allure of Azure – IaaS goes live

By Dan Scarfe, CEO of Dot Net Solutions I remember the day clearly. It was February 25th 2009 and I was sitting in the Platform Adoption centre in Redmond at a Software Design Review for Windows Azure. I recall us having a debate about IaaS and PaaS. Coming from a development background myself, a number…


Competition: Get Certified, Get Ahead & Win

By passing an MCP exam during the months of March, April or May 2013 you will be able to enter a prize draw to win one of the fantastic prizes below. What’s more, if you pass another exam in a later qualifying month you can enter again (see terms and conditions for full details). UK…

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Event: Cloud Career Day, March 12th

As the cloud transforms IT, the need for qualified IT professionals has never been more urgent, and certification has never been more valuable. Registration is now open for Certified Career Day, an interactive LIVE event for IT professionals. Attendees will join a Live Industry Panel Broadcast comprised of industry experts who will discuss how the…


Save the Date: TechEd Europe 2013 Registration opens 12 February

TechEd is Microsoft’s premiere conference for IT Professionals and Enterprise Developers, offering the most comprehensive technical education across Microsoft’s products, solutions, tools, and services. We are pleased to announce that registration for TechEd North America and TechEd Europe will go live next week on Tuesday, February 12th.             TechEd North America                          TechEd Europe             June…

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All those ways you didn’t think Office was going to change your life

To celebrate the launch of Microsoft Office 365 in the UK we are holding a unique event taking place based on and around the specially created Route 365 bus. The 365 will travel through London for a day, playing host to a fascinating selection of speakers sharing their personal stories of how technology supports and…