Webinar on Application Virtualisation – 9th November

On Tuesday 9th November at 2pm, Remote IT Solutions, one of our education partners, are running a one hour webinar for education establishments on application virtualisation. Given the large numbers of applications that you’re supporting, across a wide range of curriculum areas, then this is one route to get a more manageable network, and to…

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Cost saving with Microsoft System Center

I’ve just heard about another free event, on Friday 5th November, focused on cost saving with ICT. Although it isn’t specifically education focused, I think that there will be a lot of readers that would appreciate a whole day full of network management tools (oh, and a lot who could imagine nothing worse ). The…

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The Salford Software 15-minute Friday webinar

Salford Software is running a series of webinars every Friday specifically for education.  This week’s webinar may be of interest, the topic is "Migrating your services to Microsoft – What are the real benefits?" . The session, from 11:30-11:45, only lasts for 15 minutes and offers the opportunity for you to raise questions on and…

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Microsoft Office 365 for Education appears on the horizon

Last night we officially announced Office 365, which is the next generation of cloud services – bringing together Exchange 2010, SharePoint 2010, Microsoft Lync (previously known as Office Communications Server) and Office (on both the web and your PC). And the good news is that there will be an education specific version of it. As…

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Do you want to download Windows 7 in Welsh?

Did you know that we run a worldwide ‘local language programme’ which provides language packs for a range of our software? And that if you’re in Wales, you can use them to run Windows and Office in Welsh natively? Welsh is one of Europe’s oldest languages, and is growing, with over half a million speakers,…

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The new RM Slate PC

I was away at the end of last week, so I didn’t see that details on RM’s upcoming slate PC had made their way onto their website. Called the RM Slate, it does exactly what you’d expect – a fully functioning PC running Windows, in the style of a pad/tablet/slate device. You can read more…

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Upcoming Live Meetings – System Center in Education

After the success of the last few Live Meetings, with over 100 attendees at each, the ‘System Center in Education‘ series Continues with a closer look at each of the products and what they mean to Education Customers. They have been scheduled as a series in advance, on Tuesday and Thursday mornings, at 10:30, until…

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