News and Announcements

Microsoft Dynamics December Product Releases Deliver New Capabilities and Value to Customers

Dec. 04, 2012 http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/news/Press/2012/Dec12/12-04MBSDecPR.aspx

Top Businesses Deliver New Experiences With Windows 8 Apps

Nov. 05, 2012 http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/news/Press/2012/Nov12/11-05Windows8AppsPR.aspx

Windows 8 – 40 Million Licenses Sold  Posted on: Nov 27, 2012 http://blogs.windows.com/windows/b/bloggingwindows/archive/2012/11/27/windows-8-40-million-licenses-sold.aspx

Emirates Airline Soars With New Windows 8 Business Application and HP Tablet Experience

Nov. 19, 2012 http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/news/Press/2012/Nov12/11-19EmiratesPR.aspx

Luxembourg Bank Creates Innovative Customer Experience with Motion Sensing Technology 7/11/12

 http://www.microsoft.com/casestudies/Case_Study_Detail.aspx?CaseStudyID=710000001139

 

Events and Training

Financial Services Architect
Summit
with Inframon, Monday 21st January 2013

Please contact your Microsoft Account Representative for further details

Microsoft Hybrid IT Roadshow events – Reading (29/01/2013), Manchester (26/02/2013), London (05/03/2013),
Edinburgh (19/03/2013)

To register: http://www.microsoft.com/en-gb/enterprise/events/default.aspx

The Microsoft BI Experience –London; 14th December, 18th January, 18th February

To register contact your Microsoft Account representative

Microsoft Engage Roadshow - Microsoft's vision and roadmap for
Enterprise Social

Learn about Microsoft's vision for enterprises using Yammer and SharePoint as Enterprise Social Solutions to transform the way people work.

Social Business Roadshow - Birmingham 4thJan 2013 - 10:00 to 15:00 (GMT)
Social Business Roadshow - Manchester 14th Jan 2013 10:00 to 15:00 (GMT)
Social Business Roadshow - Edinburgh 24th Jan 2013 10:00 to 15:00 (GMT)
Social Business Roadshow - London 13th Feb 2013 10:00 to 15:00 (GMT)

To register contact your Microsoft Account representative

Microsoft UK TechDays
http://www.microsoft.com/en-gb/techdays/default.aspx

Chris Dye’s Windows 8 App Centre of Excellence Sessions –London and TVP

Contact your Microsoft Account Representative for details

Microsoft Technology Centre Application Platform Workshops – TVP and London

Contact your Microsoft Account Representative for details

 

Partners

Finance on Windows Magazine

http://www.onwindows.com/Financial-Services/PrintedMagazine.aspx

Milliman Actuarial Firm Works to Transform Insurance Industry with Cloud-based Solution

http://www.microsoft.com/casestudies/Windows-Azure/Milliman/Actuarial-Firm-Works-to-Transform-Insurance-Industry-with-Cloud-based-Solution/710000001018

Equipos Wins Top Client Reporting Award for Second Consecutive Year

Monday, 05 November 2012 http://www.equiposgroup.com/about-equipos/press-releases/151-equipos-wins-top-client-reporting-award-for-second-consecutive-year.html

Financial Services Innovation UK – Bruce’s Facebook Group

https://www.facebook.com/financialservicesuk

  

Surface

Microsoft Surface with Windows RT

http://www.microsoftstore.com/store/msuk/en_GB/pdp/productID.258666000?WT

Microsoft Surface Pro availability and pricing

http://blogs.technet.com/b/microsoft_blog/archive/2012/11/29/next-up-for-the-surface-family-surface-with-windows-8-pro-pricing.aspx

 

Windows Azure

Windows Azure Home page

http://www.windowsazure.com/en-us/

Numerics and HPC on Windows Azure

http://www.numerix.com/windows-azure-and-hpc-

Towers Watson and Windows Azure

http://www.towerswatson.com/press/8078

Storage

Storsimple Cloud integrated Storage

http://www.storsimple.com/total-storage/

Please email me if you have any questions or want to know about anything discussed today.  Watch out for posts on this blog on our next Microsoft Working Lunch on 7th January….