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TechEd Europe 2013 Madrid
This week over 5,000 customers, partners, press, speakers and Microsoft staff attend TechEd Europe in Madrid.The week started with a packed house for the keynote with Brad Anderson CVP of Windows Server & System Center. Joining the onsite attendees, over 4,800 people watched the keynote streamed live. Brad Anderson Lands the Madrid Keynote!
The event featured the announcement of availability for several key products and previews, as well as new customer stories from Telefonica and Aviva. Complemented by presentations from technical and product leaders.
Brad keynote presented Microsoft direction for the Cloud OS vision and showcased how our products and services help customers transform their datacenter, enable modern business applications, unlock insights on any data, and empower people-centric IT.
As attendees returned for day two and three, they experienced sessions and labs packed with great technical content, as well as the Windows Keynote. They also enjoyed Country Drinks at the beautiful Casa de Campo and the popular Ask The Experts event where more than 1,800 attendees engaged with Microsoft and industry experts to get their critical questions answered. Hands-on Labs also proved to be a great success with over 3,310 attendees undertaking training and labs.
Windows Is The Future!
Jon DeVaan, CVP of Windows Development, announced exciting new business advancements in Windows 8.1 during the Day 3 keynote presentation. The keynote showcased the best business tablets and PCs, Windows apps for business, bring your own device scenarios, as well as enterprise grade security and mobility. Windows 8 customer examples were also shared, with Edwin MacGillavry of the Dutch Public Prosecution Service and Joseph Houben of SAP joining Jon onstage. The keynote included compelling demonstrations of the new Windows 8.1 UI, app development opportunities, mobility and security, and established that Windows 8.1 is business ready.
On Demand Content now available from all sessions.