Biggest IT Event in Palestine with 150+ Attendees

The biggest IT event in Palestine, TechDays Palestine, took place last month, attracting IT pros and developers who wanted to get the scoop on Microsoft’s cloud-first, mobile-first products and platforms. Microsoft Azure MVP Waseem Awwad delivered technical sessions to more than 150 attendees. The event is considered extremely valuable and impactful, drawing from a growing…


European SharePoint Conference 2015

Europe’s largest and most impactful SharePoint & Office 365 conference, European SharePoint Conference 2015 (ESPC 15), took place from November 9th to November 12th in Stockholm, Sweden. ESPC provides the opportunity for 1500 SharePoint professionals from more than 50 countries to access in-depth technical and business content as well as to meet, network and socialize. ‎Over 100…


MS FEST 2015 rocked the Czech Republic!

Organized by Microsoft Most Valuable Professionals (MVPs) and Microsoft Student Partners (MSPs) for the ninth time this year, the biggest technical conference in the Czech Republic, MS FEST, took place on October 10-11 in Brno and November 28-29 in Prague. Held at two popular universities in the country’s largest cities, the event attracted 850 participants and…


Italian MVP and Community Lead Summit

Organized by Microsoft Italy Audience Marketing Manager Sara Campagna and her team, the first Italian MVP and Community Lead Summit took place on July 8 and 9 in Desenzano sul Garda, a picturesque venue with a lake view. Aimed to kick off FY16, the event targeted two audiences and has been divided into two days…


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…


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…


Introduction to the Internet of Things – From the Device to Microsoft Azure Cloud

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 Visual C++ MVP Alon Fliess and is the 51st in the series. Technology advances in “Buzzwords” steps. At the beginning, there is the basic technology. It slowly evolves, and then…


Skype for Business: Exploring the UI

Editor’s note: The following post was written by Windows Consumer Apps MVP Alberto Escalona Skype for Business: exploring the UI This is the first part of a series of articles written about basic functions of Skype for Business’, the new enterprise communications and conference software from Microsoft that is replacing Lync as a brand. This…