Live@edu Upgrade Update

By September 2013, all Live@edu customers will need to complete the upgrade to Office 365 for education. Microsoft will start to schedule your institution for the upgrade soon. By completing the upgrade process prior to the scheduled date, you control the upgrade timeline. Live@edu administrative changes coming December 2012 While we work to improve the…


All India Council for Technical Education to Reach 7 Million With Live@edu

AICTE adopts cloud to improve technical education and prepare students for the workforce of tomorrow. Microsoft and All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) recently announced that AICTE is deploying Microsoft Live@edu over the next three months to more than 10,000 technical colleges and institutes throughout India. The cloud deployment will expand students’ access to…


SkyDrive and Office Web Apps

For schools, colleges and universities looking for a powerful tool for their students to help them better collaborate on group projects, SkyDrive and Office Web Apps is the ideal solution. Those looking for a web based solution often think about Google Docs. While tools such as this may work well for simple tasks, they may…


Continuing the Serco ‘’Progresso’’ Management Information System development with Microsoft

Gerald Haigh, independent writer to Microsoft , has written a couple of blog posts in the past  for us on Serco’s “Progresso” Management Information system including a Pioneering Days and Learning Progress blog. Here, Gerald came back to us on how this is continuing to develop and is now currently being installed in a group…


Primary and Secondary schools bought together with SPTA

The IT team serving a large Academy Trust use Microsoft Technologies to realise economies of scale. They are promoting collaboration and making a significant contribution to school improvement across the Trust schools. Part of our mission in these blogs is to share the message that a well led IT team, by deploying and supporting appropriately…


UK Live@edu Momentum News and Office 365 for Education Update

What a year! It’s hard to believe that it’s been nearly a year since the last BETT show in London – even scarier still to think that it’s just a few weeks until I, and the rest of the team, will be there again for BETT 2012! Way back in January we published our latest…


Free Live@edu webcasts–join up today!

  We’re running a free webcast series between now and Christmas that we’d like you to be a part of! Over three sessions we’ll be talking about what Microsoft Live@edu is, how you can deploy and migrate to it, and how you can promote it at your institution. There will be lots of opportunities to…


Software Licensing Training Course at Stockton Sixth Form College, 5th August 2011

Do you want to know more about EES (Enrolment for Education Solutions)? Do you need to know more about Microsoft licensing, including: Client/Server Licensing What’s a CAL Core CAL Suite Enterprise CAL Suite Device CAL & User CAL Processor Licensing (inc Multi-Core) External Connectors/Internet Licences Terminal Services/RDS Work @ Home / Home Use Programme Student…


Fun, Free Forum – get your free downloads here!

I woke up this morning and immediately the first thing I thought was, I did order the lunch didn’t I? I hope so otherwise I have a lot of hungry teachers, head teachers and IT network managers at Microsoft Campus today! So today was our ‘’Fun, Free Forum’’ at our offices in Thames Valley Park….


Learn more about Live@edu intro webcast

Starting week of 9th May, Microsoft are beginning some intro webcasts to Live@edu. If you would like to learn more, have the opportunity to ask questions, and receive a follow up call/email from our telesales lead, Anthony Nneke, please register for one of the webcast via the below links. 10/05/2011 from 12:00-13:00pm. Please register  here…