Europe’s largest annual technology conference celebrates 20th year

Europe’s largest annual technology conference celebrates 20th year

Microsoft’s annual technology conference, is set to celebrate its 20th year in Barcelona this October in a four day event that will bring together thousands of the continent’s IT industry professionals. TechEd, Europe’s largest technology conference for IT professionals and Enterprise Developers, provides the technical education, product evaluation, and community resources to plan, architect, deploy, manage and secure a connected enterprise. Attendees have a unique opportunity to experience hundreds of learning opportunities such as technical sessions, hands-on and instructor-led labs, and the TechExpo featuring Microsoft partners and product teams.

Why IT Professionals Should Attend:

  • Microsoft Cloud OS: Learn about Microsoft’s vision of the unified platform for modern business and how it can help evolve your business in the era of cloud, big data, devices and app proliferation
  • Office 365: Learn how Office 365 delivers the capabilities that users demand while allowing IT to stay in control. See how new features come to Office 365 first, learn about the new tools and processes to migrate on premises workloads to Office 365, and prepare for the new operational role of IT Pros.
  • SQL Server: Discover how to quickly build solutions and extend data across on-premises and public cloud and how to take advantage of new capabilities that provide enterprise class scalability with predictable performance and reduced infrastructure costs.
  • System Center: Learn how to transform your datacenter through unified management across customer, service provider datacenters, and Microsoft Azure, along with best-in-class virtualization-management for Windows Server environments.
  • Virtualization: By virtualizing workloads, organizations can control and cut costs while improving the scalability, flexibility, and reach of IT systems.
  • Windows: Learn how Windows 8.1 delivers a no-compromise experience for your business, helping you deliver the devices and experiences users love and the enterprise grade capabilities that IT departments require.
  • Windows Server: Learn how to optimize your business for the cloud with Windows Server 2012 R2, and transform your IT operations to reduce costs and deliver a whole new level of business value.

Why Developers Should Attend:

  • Microsoft .NET innovations for the Web, Cloud, and Server: Be among the first to learn about new .NET innovations improving the scalability, performance, and architecture of cloud and Web applications. Learn how to apply Single Page Application (SPA) approaches that leverage modern Web constructs like Angular.js, ASP.NET Web API Services, MVC, and SignalR. Also, discover how Visual Studio 2013 enables the creation of compelling HTML5 Web Forms apps.
  • Office 365: Learn how you can write business solutions that surface up inside Office 365 products that your users live in all day long such as SharePoint, Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Be among the first to learn how to consume Office 365 services from your own standalone web applications and mobile device applications across multiple platforms.
  • Visual Studio Tools and Services: Expand your knowledge on a comprehensive suite of development tools that will help you deliver high-quality applications and services across platforms and devices.
  • Windows and Windows Phone: Learn about the latest developments in Windows and Windows Phone and how you can build modern business applications across devices and leverage your existing skillset, how to utilize Microsoft Azure mobile services, how to design for the Windows UI and how to build and distribute your Line of Business Apps for the Windows Platform.

The IT conference is said to be one of the best opportunities to explore Microsoft solutions for delivering innovation and productivity to business. Not only does TechEd offer incredible opportunities to expand your professional network with a community of your peers and industry experts and develop relationships that will help your work for years to come, but also provides the opportunity to learn about industry-shaping trends and how technology will enable your organisation to take advantage of those trends to advance your business.
TechEd Europe will be held October 28-31 at Fira Barcelona in Barcelona, Spain. For more information please visit: TechEd Europe

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