Office 2010 Beta is out

We will keep you updated for Academic Edition testing opportunities as well. Today, at PDC in Los Angeles, Microsoft announced the public beta release of Office 2010, SharePoint Server 2010, Visio 2010, Project 2010, Office Web Apps for business customers, and Office Mobile 2010.  Over the past year, these products have undergone worldwide validation and…

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Win 7 and MDOP Session in Farmington, CT 11/19 9-2

Join Microsoft Corporation and  VIRTERA, as we lead an in-depth discussion & demonstration of Windows 7 Enterprise and the Microsoft Optimized Desktop. Understand Microsoft’s desktop virtualization strategy and its impact. Discover how best to steer your Windows 7 deployment. Learn how to leverage your existing investments.   During this briefing you can expect to learn…

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Win 7 and MDOP Session in Waltham, MA 11/20 9-2

Join Microsoft Corporation and  VIRTERA, as we lead an in-depth discussion & demonstration of Windows 7 Enterprise and the Microsoft Optimized Desktop. Understand Microsoft’s desktop virtualization strategy and its impact. Discover how best to steer your Windows 7 deployment. Learn how to leverage your existing investments.   During this briefing you can expect to learn…

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FullArmor AppPortal for Education 11/20 10:30AM

This session will demonstrate FullArmor’s use of the latest Microsoft technologies to provide a public and private cloud based management of App-V deployments.  Utilizing Windows Azure for the public cloud storage and service and Server 2008 with SCCM integration for the private cloud service, FullArmor will demonstrate App-V based virtual application deployment, self service subscription,…

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5th Annual Windows in Higher Education Conference 4/12 – 4/14 Redmond, WA

The 5th Annual Windows in Higher Education Conference is set for April 12 – 14 2010. More details are soon to follow including a request for session recommendations, peer sessions, conference web site, etc. For those new to this list and Conference, you can get an idea of what to expect by reviewing previous conference details here:(click…

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AppV hosted for you in the cloud

I think this could be huge for Higher Ed.  Delivering streaming applications to students wherever whenever.  We will be working on a presentation/demo for new England schools in the near future.   AppPortal is a Software + Service offering built on top of Windows Azure that provides scalable AppV application deployment. Designed for the enterprise and consumer…

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OCS for Blackboard Learning Platform

Enabling Technologies wrote a really cool app that lights up Office Communication Server Instant Messaging and Presence within Blackboard.  See the attached datasheet. For more information contact:info@enablingtechcorp.comwww.enablingtechcorp.com  OCS for Blackboard Learn DataSheet.pdf

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Distributing Windows to students

With so many schools signing up for NERCOMP and other site licenses, we have been fielding lots of questions about how to get the goods in student’s grubby little hands.   The is the second post in this vein.  Mid August we bloged about Office distribution.   Here’s the official line: http://www.microsoft.com/education/license/manage/workathome_studentmedia.aspx   Here’s what schools are doing: 1.      …

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US Public Sector Virtual Launch 11/10

On November 10th at 9 am (PST)/12 pm (EST) you are invited to join Microsoft U.S. Public Sector Vice President Curt Kolcun and top technology leaders at “The New Efficiency” virtual launch event for government, education, and health. The new efficiency virtual launch experience is happening now. Learn how cost savings and productivity come together…

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