Post your harddrive for upload to the Azure Cloud

This week I had one university who wanted to get a few hundred TB of data into the Azure cloud. Well now Azure customers,  can now arrange to have their hard drives transported to Microsoft’s data centres in the UK and uploaded using the Azure Data Import and Export services. Azure Data Import and Export…

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AZURE event 25th May 2017 with Scott Guthrie, Microsoft’s EVP of Cloud & Enterprise.

Speaker:Scott GuthrieEVP, Cloud and Enterprise at Microsoft Date:May 25, 2017830am – 530pm Location:Twickenham Stadium – The Live Room200 Whitton RoadTwickenham, Middlesex, TW2 7BA Scott will present an extended session on how you can do more on building for the intelligent cloud, with a deep dive into Microsoft’s cloud services, advanced workloads and capabilities. This will…

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Microsoft IOT Central – Internet of Things

  Microsoft IoT Central A new software-as-a-service (SaaS) offering that reduces the complexity of IoT solutions. Microsoft IoT Central is a fully managed SaaS offering for customers and partners that enables powerful IoT scenarios without requiring cloud solution expertise Azure IOT Connected Factory Microsoft is introducing a new preconfigured solution in Azure IoT Suite. Connected…

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Imagine Cup 2017 UK National Winners

  The Imagine Cup is an annual competition that empowers the next generation of student developers and aspiring entrepreneurs from across the globe, to use their creativity, passion and knowledge to create applications that shape how we live, work and play. Every year tens of thousands of students from across the globe compete for cash,…

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Air Quality Radar — Empowering City Users with Open Data

  Every year, 2nd year Computer Science students at the University of Cambridge take part in a group project with an industrial client.  This is a guest post from Team Alpha, who worked with Microsoft on their group project. Henry Faull, Jirka Lhotka, Sisi Liang, Henry Mercer, Pan Song, Michael Tang Team Alpha at the…

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Quantum Computing

  Station Q in sunny Santa Barbara, California is made up of their own highly diverse set of theorists and experimentalists seeking to build a functional quantum computer. The team is made up of experts with a backgrounds in both quantum computing and computer science. So what is Quantum Computing The following video discuss the…

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Announcing the 2017 Imagine Cup UK National Finalists

The Imagine Cup UK Finals 2017 are only a day away and we are very excited to announce the UK Finalists for this year’s competition. Thank you to everyone who entered this year. The standards were higher than ever, probably because of the whopping 100,000 at stake for the worldwide winners. We had over 400…

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University of Cambridge and Hololens On-Site Virtual Mapping Can Aid Inspections

Guest blog by Dr Ioannis Brilakis and Marianna Kospida University of Cambridge & Catherine A. Cardno, Ph.D. from the American Society of Civil Engineers Researchers at the Laing O’Rourke Centre for Construction Engineering and Technology at Cambridge University have been working to merge four-dimensional virtual design models with site visits to enable inspectors to conduct…

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Microsoft Spot Market – My university industrial project

Guest post by Maya Afshar from University College London What is this all about? As a Computer Science student at university, I sometimes felt conscious if I am spending my time learning things that will help me with to tackle real-world problems. By real-world problems, I mean the ones engineers and product managers at companies…

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