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Azure in Education

Microsoft, Marmalade & Birmingham City University

Thursday, 20 June 2013 from 09:00 to 16:40 (BST)

Azure in Education

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Azure in Education

Join Microsoft for this one day event to lean how Windows Azure can be used in curricula, support research endeavours, and enable student projects. Institution administrators can explore how to use Windows Azure for infrastructural and application needs.

8.30 - 9.00 Arrival
9.00 - 9.10 Welcome to UCL
9.10 - 10.00 Welcome to Windows Azure - Rob Frazer Microsoft, Cloud CTO
10.00 - 10.15 Morning Break 
10.15 -11.00 Windows Azure in Academia - Ashwin Karuhatty Microsoft, Director of Academic Programs
11.00 - 12.00 Windows Azure PaaS, IaaS, SaaS - Carlos Oliveira and Windows Azure User Group
12.00-13.00 Lunch Break (Lunch will not be provided)
13.00 - 13.50 Windows Azure Pop Up Labs - Steve Plank Microsoft, Azure Technical Evangelist
13.50 - 14.00 The Windows Azure Prime Challenge
14.00 -15.00 Windows Azure VM Depot - Steve Lamb, Microsoft Open Technology
15.00 - 15.15 Afternoon Break
15.15 - 16.00 Windows Azure in Research - Kenji Takeda, Microsoft Research Connections
16.15 -16.40 Azure Q and A Panel Microsoft
16.40 Close



Microsoft provides Educator Grants for educators wanting to use Windows Azure in their curricula through Windows Azure academic passes.


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Need access to Windows Azure outside the classroom? Working on a project on cloud computing? Or maybe your master thesis?


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Tap into resources offered by Microsoft’s Windows Azure Research Engagement project to take your research to the cloud.


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Institution Administrators


Help your students get the technology skills they need to be successful through Microsoft IT Academy.


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Want to know more about Azure

 Web Sites


Start for free and scale as you go Get started for free and scale up as your traffic grows. Build with ASP.NET, PHP or Node.js and deploy in seconds with FTP, Git or TFS.



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Infrastructure Services


Infrastructure on your terms Access scalable, on-demand infrastructure using Virtual Machines and Virtual Networks. Take advantage of what you already know to achieve new capabilities in the cloud.



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 Mobile Services


Turnkey backend solutions for your mobile app App development with a scalable and secure backend hosted in Windows Azure. Incorporate structured storage, user authentication and push notifications in minutes.



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Cloud Services


Enterprise-grade cloud platform Create highly-available, infinitely scalable applications and services using a rich Platform as a Service (PaaS) environment. Support multi-tier scenarios, automated deployments and elastic scale.



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Big Data


Get actionable insights from your data Process, analyze, and gain new insights from big data using the power of Apache Hadoop.



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Ingest, Encode, Protect, Stream Create, manage and distribute media in the cloud. This PaaS offering provides everything from encoding to content protection to streaming and analytics support.



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Do you have questions about Azure in Education? Contact Microsoft, Marmalade & Birmingham City University
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When & Where

Christopher Ingold Lecture Theatre
UCL Chemistry Building,
20 Gordon Street,
WC1 6BT London
United Kingdom

Thursday, 20 June 2013 from 09:00 to 16:40 (BST)

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Microsoft, Marmalade & Birmingham City University

Microsoft Limited (company number 01624297) is a company registered in England
and Wales whose registered office is at Microsoft Campus,
Thames Valley Park, Reading. RG6 1WG

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