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  • Blog Post: 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...
  • Blog Post: Learn how to get ahead in your career with the inevitable shift to cloud-based technologies

    Microsoft Learning is running a Cloud Career day on Tuesday 12th March 2013 as a virtual broadcast. Speakers include Mark Russinovich .     As the cloud transforms IT, the need for qualified IT professionals has never been more urgent, and certification has never been more valuable. Registration...
  • Blog Post: Learning Possibilities at Bett 2013

    Guest post by LP+ , one of our Microsoft Bett 2013 partners Bett 2013 promises to be an exciting event for Learning Possibilities. We will be demonstrating our new SharePoint 2010 cloud-based learning platform - LP+4 - at BETT 2013. LP+4 features include avatars, status walls, theme changers and the...
  • Blog Post: Civica at Bett 2013

    Guest post by Civica , one of our Microsoft Bett 2013 partners Why should visitors attend the Civica Stand at Bett 2013? Because we’re experts in using SharePoint for education Through its team of E Learning Consultants, Civica has built one of the most experienced SharePoint in Education services and...
  • Blog Post: Warwickshire County Council move 185 schools to the cloud

    You might remember a guest post by Mark Reynolds earlier this year about how Warwickshire County Council were moving their schools to the cloud. Well six months on, here is a detailed story by Harvey Woodall (Warwickshire E-Learning Adviser) about why this project came about, the migration to Office...
  • Blog Post: 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 education...
  • Blog Post: Beyond Server Virtualization: Common Technologies for Your Move to Cloud Computing

    Gartner just released their 2012 Magic Quadrant for x86 Server Virtualization Infrastructure *, and I am very happy to report that Microsoft is listed as a leader. You can download the full report at the link above, and I hope you read the research in detail. The report reviews Hyper-V in Windows Server...
  • Blog Post: Welcome to Office 365 for education

    Starting today, Microsoft Office 365 for education is available , providing the world’s best productivity, communications and collaboration experiences to schools at no cost. “ The cloud and online learning are key trends transforming education today. Office 365 for education delivers a holistic collaboration...
  • Blog Post: A day in the life of a student

    Following on from our day in the life of a teacher post last week, here’s a nice infographic showing the student experience of working with Microsoft Office 365 versus using Google apps . Whether you are a school’s IT leader, an educator, a parent, or someone who values learning, you know students and...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Cloud Day for Developers – June 22nd 2012, London

    Windows Azure, Windows 8, Devices and Open Source - The Microsoft Cloud Day on June 22 nd 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...
  • Blog Post: 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...
  • Blog Post: 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...
  • Blog Post: Cloud for education: Windows Azure and Microsoft Dynamics CRM

    To follow on from our recent post Cloud for education: Live@edu and Office 365 for education , the next post in this series includes a summary of Windows Azure and Microsoft Dynamic CRM.  Originally posted by Ray Fleming Microsoft Online Services and Education We’ve made a public big shift in our...
  • Blog Post: 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...
  • Blog Post: 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...
  • Blog Post: Schools Network Gains Greater Messaging Resiliency and Flexibility at a Lower Cost

    Originally posted by Why Microsoft Organizations, schools and businesses all over the world are considering potential benefits from cloud solutions, as they support employees and partners, and seek to increase their impact. Today we will learn how The Schools Network selected Microsoft Office 365 and...
  • Blog Post: Using private and public cloud solutions on your terms

    Things are changing very rapidly in the way that ICT services can be delivered and used in schools. You may have functions in your school that span across traditional, private and public cloud computing environments - Microsoft provides common management (with System Center ), identity (with Active Directory...
  • Blog Post: School in a Box Reception – House of Commons, 29th February 2012

    On 29th February, Microsoft were at the House of Commons, Westminster for the School in a Box Reception hosted by Reading MP Rob Wilson. The event provided a high profile opportunity for schools and Microsoft Partners to show how they are working together to provide high quality, flexible and scalable...
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