Developer and designer event on 23rd May in Cineworld

Mix Essentials is here in Ireland! This is an event to give you the chance to join the conversation on NEXT WEB and explore how you can create next-generation Web experiences. Now, for the first time in Ireland, the MIX essentials conference brings you the latest information from the global MIX’08 conference held in Las Vegas in…


A Licensing Program Specifically for ISVs

Hi, Over the past 2 years my focus has been engaging with ISVs and during this time I was told that software development companies don’t want to become Microsoft resellers, but do want to provide a one stop solution for their clients. The ISV Royalty Program allows them to so this. The ISV Royalty Program is…


Irish Microsoft Technology Conference, Dublin 3rd and 4th April

Here is a quick reminder about the Irish Microsoft Technology Conference 2008 (April 3rd/4th) – with over 40 sessions to choose from this year, it’s like a mini TechEd – one event you won’t want to miss!   When? April 3rd/4th Where? Cineworld Cinema Complex, Parnell St, Dublin 1 Fee? EUR 189   The Irish…


Two great community events coming up in Dublin and Galway

There are two great community events coming up in April and May – both have an amazing speaker line-ups and are well-worth attending! Click on the links below to get more details. The Irish Microsoft Technology Conference 2008 (April 3rd,4th – Dublin) – Now in its third year, the two-day, multi-track IMTC 2008 is planning to have…


Official Irish Launch of Visual Studio 2008

Microsoft are excited to announce the latest versions of Windows Server 2008, SQL Server 2008 and Visual Studio 2008.  We are running a launch showcase next week and this is a great opportunity for you to view these new products. Date: Tuesday, 11th March 2008 Venue: Tripod, Harcourt Street, Dublin 2 Time: There are three…


Free Visual Studio 2008 e-book Offer

Hi! There is a “Free Microsoft Press E-book” promotion currently running where you get the chance to sample some chapters from Introducing Microsoft ASP.NET AJAX and Introducing Silverlight 1.0, as well as the entire contents of new publication Introducing Microsoft LINQ. Just click here to download this free e-book offer. Talk soon, Olive    


Virtualisation – What it is and how it’s licensed

Hi, Virtualisation is a hot topic at the moment so I thought it would be a good idea to give you some information on what it is and how it’s licensed. Virtual machine (VM) technology allows you to run multiple operating system environments (OS environments) on a single physical hardware system (e.g., a server) Before…


Visual Studio 2008 Team Suite 3 month trial now available for download

Hi,    I am delighted to tell you that Visual Studio 2008 Team Suite three month evaluations are now available to download. Check it out now http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/vstudio/aa700831.aspx! You will find lots of cool info on new features and changes to make your life easier on www.microsoft.ie/vs2008 and http://www.defyallchallenges.com/ too. Also, you can now use this with your existing projects…


"How many people does this license cover?" , "What is MSDN?" – Clearing up some confusion around licensing.

Technorati Tags: licensing,cals,processor,external connector license,visual studio,msdn,developer tools,software assurance,developer licensing questions Hi, Happy New Year to you. I thought it might be interesting to write a piece about your entitlements as far a licensing is concerned as it seems to be an area that causes confusion. Licensing for developer tools is very straight forward. Each developer…