Hosting Moodle in Azure – TAFE South Australia moves online

I’ve written before about the work that our technical teams have done to make it simpler to run Moodle on Azure, and the way that you can integrate Office 365 with Moodle to make life easier for teaching staff and students (as well as easing the manage of a potentially-complex IT system). This week, TAFE…

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Dynamics CRM and Office 365 in Australian datacentres

This morning we made an announcement that will be especially interesting to Australian education customers. The news is that we’re going to be running Dynamics CRM and Office 365 in Australia datacentres by March. This follows our launch two months ago of the two Microsoft Azure datacentre services, which provide datacentre servers from NSW and…

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School 1:1 programmes–Miami-Dade County Public Schools announce 100,000 Windows 8 devices

We’ve just announced that Miami Dade County Public Schools in the USA will be providing 100,000 Windows 8 devices for their students by August 2015, starting this term with HP and Lenovo computers for 13,000 primary and 15,000 middle school students. It is part of the bigger programme of technology initiatives in partnership with Microsoft,…

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University of New England heads to Lync for 23,000 students and staff

Last week we were able to announce the news that the University of New England, in Armidale in northern New South Wales, has become the latest big education customer to use Microsoft Lync for real-time communications. It will become the way that their 23,000 students and staff can collaborate and communicate anytime from virtually anywhere,…

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Microsoft Surface

Just in case you missed it, something happened in LA yesterday: Visit the Microsoft Surface website

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Integrating a learning platform with Office 365–LP+

I just got an embargoed press release from the UK Learning Possibilities team for 15th June – and luckily for us, I can write about it already as we’re half a day ahead of the UK In a nutshell, LP+ is a rich Virtual Learning Environment for schools built on SharePoint 2010, which is run…

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