Unlimited OneDrive storage now available for free to all Office 365 subscribers

Following last week’s blog post detailing the new version of Outlook for Mac, we have more good news for teachers and students using Office 365. OneDrive and OneDrive for Business now offer unlimited storage, which comes at no additional cost to Office 365 subscribers. At school, college or university? Click here to find out how to…


The sky’s no longer the limit now that the Cloud is a real option for Education…

Microsoft Azure and Janet Alliance have combined forces and invite you to join them to discuss the recent developments between Microsoft and Janet, Windows Azure for research and how to develop a hybrid cloud strategy. risual is a leading Microsoft Cloud Partner with four Microsoft Gold competencies and three silver competencies spanning all core solution…

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Cost saving: Embracing the cloud

Taking the first step into the cloud can be daunting, and often brings up questions about security and back-up of data, but there’s a lot of great reasons to make the move. As well as the productivity benefits, the cost savings elements of embracing the cloud cannot be ignored. Think about how many times lecturers…

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How to enrol for Office 365 for education step by step

The anticipated wait is over and Office 365 for education is now available. So how can you get started using Office 365 in your school, college or university? Below you can find a detailed guide of how to sign up for your 30 day free trial of Office 365 for education. Increase productivity in your…

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Microsoft Cloud Day for Developers – June 22nd 2012, London

Windows Azure, Windows 8, Devices and Open Source – The Microsoft Cloud Day on June 22nd at the Vue Cinema in Fulham, London is a free conference for public sector developers where you can find out more about the latest innovations in Microsoft technology for the cloud and open source. If you are building or…

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Cloud for education: Forefront and Windows InTune

To follow on from our recent post Cloud for education: Windows Azure and Microsoft Dynamics CRM, the next post in this series includes a summary of Forefront Online for Exchange and Windows InTune. Originally posted by Ray Fleming Microsoft Online Services and Education We’ve made a public big shift in our emphasis towards cloud-based services;…


Cloud for education: Microsoft Private Cloud Infrastructure and Office Web Apps

To follow on from our recent post Windows Azure and Microsoft Dynamics CRM post, the next post in this series includes a summary of Microsoft Private Cloud Infrastructure and Office Web Apps Originally posted by Ray Fleming Microsoft Online Services and Education We’ve made a public big shift in our emphasis towards cloud-based services; but…


Cloud for education: Live@edu and Office 365 for education

Originally posted by Ray Fleming There’s recently been a lot of discussion within education about different models of ICT services. Individual universities have tended to use a mix of services provided on-premise and cloud-based services . And newer models of teaching and learning have accelerated the trend towards cloud-based services – and at the very…


Microsoft Office 365 vs Google Apps

You may be considering a cloud based solution to save costs and increase efficiency in your school, college or university. There are lots of factors to take into account when moving to a cloud solution in your institution, from security and compliance to access and support for users. This is a useful document that compares…