Microsoft System Centre 2012 Launch Events and webinars

We would like to give you the opportunity to invite you to register and attend the Best of Microsoft Management Summit (MMS) UK 2012 in May in Manchester, Reading and London respectively. These will be our official System Centre 2012 launch events in the UK. · 8th May, Manchester (Hilton Deansgate) · 10th May, Reading (Thames…

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Online Forms in SharePoint – Live Meeting

At West Hatch High School in Essex, Alan Richards, the Information Systems Manager, has transformed the way the School works and 18 months ago started a paperless School project that has saved the School significant amounts of money while also increasing the availability of data to staff and parents. Using out of the box features…

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Microsoft Education Webcast on Hyper-V 8th November recording

For those of you who were not able to attend the Microsoft Education Webcast on Hyper-V last week, as promised, here are the links to all the slides and presentations. Migrate your virtualisation solution from VMware to Hyper-V and save money The slides are now available here – Mark Doyle’ Infrastructure Engineer at Carmel College…

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Microsoft Most Valuable Professional Award

Before I leave for my holiday, I thought I would share with you this bit of news, from July, for those of you who don’t know Alan Richards, Information Systems Manager at West Hatch High School or didnt know the great award he has achieved. Alan writes regularly on his blog “Education Technology Now”, a…

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Increase student computer access at a lower cost – Introducing Windows MultiPoint Server 2011

A little note from Richard Lane, Education Account Technical Strategist   Today, more than ever our schools and colleges in the UK are faced with dwindling budgets – and are looking for new and innovative ways to modernise and improve their teaching and learning experience. Student access to computing resources has long been a concern…

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Saving money with Microsoft Hyper-V

Overview More and more schools are starting to look at server virtualisation as a way of reducing cost, through hardware and energy savings. Since 2008, Microsoft’s virtualisation solution Hyper-V has been included as part of the Windows Server operating system, and is therefore a cost-effective yet powerful solution. In this session you will hear first-hand…

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Microsoft UK Education Live Meeting

  Overview MultiPoint Server 2011 is a Windows based solution that is designed specifically to give every student individual access to PCs. By allowing multiple users to simultaneously share one computer – and still providing a rich independent Windows experience, it is a cost effective way to get more technology into classrooms, computer labs and…

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Microsoft bring to you more live meetings on cost saving – join one today!

Recent changes to Microsoft Schools licensing have given schools the opportunity to not only save money, but to do more with less. Join Microsoft and selected Education Resellers as we explore how the software included as part of the Enterprise CAL can help to reduce cost and improve the teaching and learning experience within school….

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Primary school students learning through video conferencing

Office Communications Server (OCS) is finding new friends across the educational spectrum – aka Microsoft Lync. We’re hearing good things about it from the University of Plymouth , for example, where it’s used by academics to keep in touch with students away on work placements across the UK and beyond. There’s a full case study…

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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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