Efficiency using Microsoft SharePoint Free Event – Walsall College, 9.30am-15.30pm, 28th January 2011

  Walsall College would like to invite you to a free event on 28th January 2011  showing efficiency of using Microsoft SharePoint with sessions from Walsall College, Microsoft, Capita and RSC WM. Personalisation using SharePoint Live@EDU and integration with SharePoint/Moodle Managing technology changes SharePoint 2010 – what’s new! SharePoint and information systems integration Business process…

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Halving the cost of servers at Leicester College with virtualisation

As we talk about cost saving we keep coming back to server virtualisation. I don’t feel the need to make any excuse for that, because as so many colleges have discovered not only does it provide substantial cost savings – and we all know how important that is – but it can also provide a…

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System Center for education – webinar recordings from end of November

At the end of November, Rich Lane the resident techie of the education team ran a couple of webinars. If you want to have a listen in, you can view the recordings below. Secrets of successful desktop virtualisation: The Optimised Desktop VDI is a hot topic at the moment but what actually is it? When…

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Salford Software Cloud Event for FE – 19th January at Microsoft Reading

Salford Software would like to invite you to an event for colleges and Universities at the Microsoft office, Reading on the 19th January. The purpose of this event is to share the experiences of Hopwood Hall College with like minded academic organisations. Hopwood Hall College, in Manchester, had a clear vision to be a leader…

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Microsoft Education White Paper – Baby steps into the Cloud

Gerald Haigh, an education writer and journalist, has close contacts within many education establishments. It was because of this that we asked him to interview a wide group of people about the use of Cloud services in education, which meant understanding what’s going on today, as well as what the future might look like. The…

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Free Microsoft ebooks – feed the geek inside you

A few weeks ago, I wrote about the free Virtualisation ebook. I’m still working my way through it on my Kindle – I’ve got to page 156 of 480, and am currently in the detail of desktop virtualisation. It’s been really useful to help me understand some of the technical things I’d never understood about…

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Today’s Further Education Live Meetings

As a result of having to postpone today’s Further Education Briefing, we’re running two of the sessions as online meetings today. Anybody can attend – you don’t have to register in advance, or have been on the invitation list for the planned briefing Live Meeting Friday 3rd December At 9:30-10:30am today we will run the…

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Postponement of tomorrow’s Further Education Briefing in Reading

If you have registered for tomorrow’s Further Education Briefing, you’ll be notified by email, but as an added precaution, here’s the news: With the poor weather conditions, and the likelihood of further severe train and traffic disruption, we have decided to postpone tomorrow’s Microsoft Further Education Briefing in Reading until the New Year. It is…

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How Microsoft uses the Windows Server 2008 R2 features to enhance our own security

The Microsoft IT team publish case studies of how we’ve used our own products within our own infrastructure – sharing their real-life experiences. This month there’s a case study about the way that we’ve implemented the security features in Windows Server 2008 R2, along with Windows 7 on the desktop – and the benefits that…

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Tech·Ed 2010 – Download the presentation videos free

If you’ve ever been lucky enough to get to Tech·Ed, you’ll know that some of the best technical presenters are there, presenting some of the most useful technical content for IT managers. Each year over 100 people from UK educational institutions travel out to it (this year, it was in Berlin), but I know that…

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