MVP Daron Yondem’s “Azure Academic Tour” has been a blast!

Coming back from Build 2016, Microsoft Azure MVP and Regional Director Daron Yöndem was so excited about the new product and service updates announced at the conference that he started an academic tour around Turkey. He visited eight cities hosting Azure sessions in eight different universities around nine events including Microsoft Tech Tour, an event…


Automating Deployment on Azure Web Apps

Editor’s note: The following post was written by Windows Development MVP Matias Quaranta as part of our Technical Tuesday series. In today’s agile development teams we require more than the old deployment methods like FTP or WebDeploy where one member had the “Deploy” task on the delivery pipeline. I’ll go as far as to say…


Rethinking SharePoint Project Cost Estimation with Azure Machine Learning

Editor’s note: The following post was written by Office Servers and Services MVP John Timney as part of our Technical Tuesday series with support from his technical editor, Office Servers and Services MVP Mark Stokes Costing SharePoint projects, or any projects for that matter can be really difficult, but what if you could simplify that…


24-hour online conference Collab365 was a blast!

The first of many planned Collab365 events, COLLAB365 Global Conference, a virtual conference developed and maintained by the community for the community, kicked off at 9am NZST and followed the sun for 24 hours.  The community expanded the vision for the event to include not only Office365 but also SharePoint and Azure and garnered the…


Microsoft Turkey Summer Camp closes with 55,000 attendees

Annually providing top-notch technical sessions and workshops to 100 university students around Turkey, Microsoft Turkey Summer Camp kicked off on August 3rd at the Microsoft Turkey Istanbul office and will run until the end of the month. Also called as Open Academy Summer Camp, this event provides an opportunity for students to take the first…


MVP Community Camp 2015 Roundup

This week, we are looking back at MVP Community Camp 2015 for a complete roundup after the 3rd and final ComCamp Online, which has recently concluded in Asia. ComCamp is one of the biggest online events in the region and once again it became trend setter for the community events. With some of the great highlights…


C.E.U.S by Iberian SharePoint Conference

Created by 18 MVPs and other community members, C.E.U.S by Iberian SharePoint Conference staged its largest technical event last week in Madrid, Spain. Designed to bring together leading experts in technology and productivity platforms (including SharePoint, Skype for Business, Exchange, Office 365 and Microsoft Azure) from the Iberian Peninsula and Latin America, the conference offered…


Five Azure Options for Small and Medium Businesses (SMBs)

Editor’s note: The following post was written by Windows Server for Small and Medium Business MVP Sharon Bennett Five Azure Options for Small and Medium Businesses (SMBs) As I speak to MS partners from across the country, a single theme always emerges from the discussions: “how do I make Azure work for my SMB clients?”…


Getting Started with Microsoft Azure

Editor’s note: The following post was written by .Net MVP Dirk Strauss What is Microsoft Azure? It sometimes surprises me how little some developers know about Microsoft Azure. I would also assume that this has a lot to do with the fact that many developers get to know Microsoft Azure if and when they need…


Application Design: Going Stateless on Azure

Editor’s note: In partnership with Microsoft Press, MVPs have been contributing to an ongoing guest series on their official team blog. Today’s article is from .NET MVP Punit Ganshani and is the 52nd in the series. Thanks, Punit! Application Design: Going Stateless on Azure   The components of a cloud application are distributed and deployed…