EPOS partners with BLAST Premier
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EPOS partners with BLAST Premier

27th February, 2020 – BLAST Premier makes a bang by partnering with premium audio company, EPOS and its EPOS I SENNHEISER gaming product portfolio. Together the two brands aim to give fans a deeper appreciation of the vital role audio and communication plays in esports. “Rush B”, “I molly ramp!” and “Planting” are some of the most repeated phrases that fly through the...

Digital Autonomy: What It Means, Who Needs It, and How to Achieve It
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Digital Autonomy: What It Means, Who Needs It, and How to Achieve It

Digital autonomy is a slippery term that is usually applied to autonomous digital processes and research in that field. But there is another application for this phrase: the ability to use digital devices and communication channels with autonomy. Many of us might stumble over this second usage because for a lot of us, our online...

A Completely Unofficial Primer – TechNet UK Blog
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A Completely Unofficial Primer – TechNet UK Blog

By Ian Moulster, Partner Market Advisor, Partner Business & Development at Microsoft A little while ago I wrote a completely unofficial primer for Azure SQL Managed Instance. On a similar theme here’s my take – again totally unofficial – on Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB. A service that is growing at a phenomenal rate as developers and data...

Visual Studio 2019 has launched! – TechNet UK Blog
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Visual Studio 2019 has launched! – TechNet UK Blog

With the April 2 public launch of Visual Studio 2019, developers worldwide can now use the most productive, modern, and innovative Visual Studio yet. The latest generation of Visual Studio—in Community, Professional, and Enterprise editions—delivers new levels of productivity for every developer, fuller and more effective team collaboration, and AI-powered innovation. If you didn’t catch...

What are Azure Blueprints? – TechNet UK Blog
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What are Azure Blueprints? – TechNet UK Blog

By Joe Carlyle, Principal Azure Solution Architect at Evros Technology Group and owner of wedoAzure I’m sure most of you have seen recent announcements relative to Blueprints as well as multiple Microsoft posts about the service and what it can do to improve your environments. However, what if you’re not sure about what they are...

Azure Security Engineer Associate – TechNet UK Blog
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Azure Security Engineer Associate – TechNet UK Blog

Microsoft certified professionals earn 15% more on average than their peers according to The Business Value of IT Certification, a 2015 survey conducted by IDC and Microsoft. Since then, several other surveys have continued to prove the value of certification for both technology professionals as well as the companies they work for: According to a 2017 survey...

Windows Virtual Desktop – First Thoughts – TechNet UK Blog
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Windows Virtual Desktop – First Thoughts – TechNet UK Blog

By Joe Carlyle, Principal Azure Solution Architect at Evros Technology Group and owner of wedoAzure Last month, Microsoft released Windows Virtual Desktop (WVD) to the public in preview. The service was first announced back at Ignite 2018. Microsoft describe the service as follows: Windows Virtual Desktop is a desktop and app virtualization service that runs on...

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Share and learn from the global Azure community with April bootcamp events for all – TechNet UK Blog

Developers and IT professionals recognise Microsoft Azure as a fantastic tool, providing you a way to quickly deploy applications for enterprises, startups, or your own personal projects. But sometimes you need help to make the most out of the platform, whether you’re looking for tips on design, development, or deployment, or searching for advice on...

A look at the Chromium-powered Microsoft Edge – TechNet UK Blog
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A look at the Chromium-powered Microsoft Edge – TechNet UK Blog

On April 8th, we shipped the first Dev and Canary channel builds of the next version of Microsoft Edge, based on the Chromium open-source project. In this post, we’ll take a look at the Edge Insider Channels and their differences. The new Microsoft Edge builds are available through preview channels, which we’re calling “Microsoft Edge Insider Channels.” The...

Azure Migrate – Where Should I Start? – Microsoft Industry Blogs
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Azure Migrate – Where Should I Start? – Microsoft Industry Blogs

By Joe Carlyle, Principal Azure Solution Architect at Evros Technology Group and owner of wedoAzure If you’re thinking about making a move to Azure, it’s important to first understand how to approach it. With the correct approach and sufficient planning, a migration can be straight forward, efficient and void of surprises. Therefore, the place to...

Your first project in Azure – TechNet UK Blog
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Your first project in Azure – TechNet UK Blog

Ever considered creating something in the cloud, but didn’t quite know where to start? It can be a daunting subject to approach, especially if you have little to no experience working with it. Fortunately, it’s never been easier to see what you can do. The best way to learn something new has always been getting...

Bigger budgets, better tech: Why 2015 is a good year to be working in IT
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Bigger budgets, better tech: Why 2015 is a good year to be working in IT

CIOs are feeling optimistic about their prospects and budgets are on the up. CIOs are feeling optimistic about the prospects for the IT department in 2015. One major factor is that budgets are on the up: according to analysts Gartner, worldwide IT spending will nudge up by 2.4 percent this year to $3.8tr: spending on...

UK poised to relax rules on employing overseas workers for some IT jobs
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UK poised to relax rules on employing overseas workers for some IT jobs

The UK government is recommended to allow start-ups to employ workers from outside Europe in developer and cyber security roles without trying to fill those roles domestically. The UK is considering relaxing the rules under which IT-related roles can be offered to foreign workers. The UK Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) is recommending that the government...