Microsoft R Server now available for Academics and Students via DreamSpark – big data statistics, predictive modeling and machine learning capabilities

  Microsoft R Server, formally Revolution R Enterprise (RRE), is the fastest, most cost effective enterprise-class big data big analytics platform available today. With Microsoft R Server, it’s possible for students, educators and organizations to have access to the same big data analytics capabilities that are being deployed with great success in the business world….

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New Announcement with Microsoft Visual Studio 2015

  Visual Studio 2015 Enterprise with MSDN  Microsoft is bringing Visual Studio Premium and Visual Studio Ultimate together into a single product called Visual Studio Enterprise with MSDN. see http://blogs.msdn.com/b/visualstudio/archive/2015/03/31/announcing-the-visual-studio-2015-product-line.aspx So what are the new features/Versions? Visual Studio Enterprise with MSDN This is aimed at teams delivering high-scale applications and services, VS 2015 Enterprise includes…


Are you thinking of evaluating or migrating from VMWare to Microsoft Hyper-V?

Well here is the perfect tool!  Microsoft Virtual Machine Converter 2.0 Microsoft® Virtual Machine Converter (MVMC) is a Microsoft-supported, stand-alone solution for the information technology (IT) pro or solution provider who wants to convert virtual machines and disks from VMware hosts to Hyper-V® hosts and Windows Azure™. MVMC can be deployed with minimal dependencies. Because…


Are you ready for Build 2014

This week we announced our next developer conference, Build 2014, which will take place April 2 to April 4 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. Last year a number of UK Educators attended and I had lots of emails from the those who simply were unsuccessful in registering for the event. SO PLEASE Save…


A roundup of Key //Build 2013 announcements

http://www.buildwindows.com/        @bldwin Quick Links Session Recordings — Watch all the session recordings on-demand right now  Session Evaluations — Attended or watched a session? Tell us what you thought about it  Windows 8.1 Preview Download  Windows 8.1 Product Guide For App Builders Windows 8.1 Tools and SDK Downloads Blogs & Announcements Windows: Windows at Build 2013…


A busy week of announcements what happened at TechEd Europe 2013

TechEd Europe 2013 Madrid This week over 5,000 customers, partners, press, speakers and Microsoft staff attend TechEd Europe in Madrid.The week started with a packed house for the keynote with Brad Anderson CVP of Windows Server & System Center.  Joining the onsite attendees, over 4,800 people watched the keynote streamed live. Brad Anderson Lands the…


TechEd Europe Live Streams 25th–28th June via Channel9 MSDN

  This week is full of events and announcements! From today, Madrid, Spain we will host of 1000s of IT Professionals and press from across Europe for a week of immersive content and technical demos during our annual TechEd Europe Conference. It all begins at 8:00 am GMT on June 25th. TechEd provides the most…


Oracle on Windows

  Today Steve Ballmer, Satya Nadella, and Mark Hurd, President of Oracle Corp., announced a new partnership between the companies. As a result of this partnership, UK universities and enterprise customers now have an have increased choice and flexibility for deploying Oracle workloads onto Windows Server, Windows Azure, or a hybrid of both. Many UK…


Get the latest insights and learn what’s new in Windows Server 2012, System Center 2012 SP1 and Windows Azure Virtual Machines.

Attend one of these free events to get the latest insights and learn what’s new in Windows Server 2012, System Center 2012 SP1 and Windows Azure Virtual Machines. Windows Server 2012 redefines the server category. It delivers hundreds of new features and enhancements spanning virtualisation, networking, storage, user experience, cloud computing, automation and more. System…