Build your cloud skills with the latest in Azure and Microsoft 365 at a free, technical learning event for IT professionals and developers.

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Registration is Open

Register for FREE entry to Microsoft Tech Summit Birmingham NEC, which comes to the UK for 2 days on its world tour. There are over 100 sessions to choose from and are aimed at people wanting to build their cloud skills, meet experts and seeking answers to knotty questions.

Who should attend

Any IT Professionals looking at the Microsoft Cloud

  • IT Decision Makers
  • Application Developers
  • Infrastructure Admins

The event provides a great opportunity to hear from Microsoft experts at a strategic level about where the Microsoft Cloud is going. as well as deep dive technical sessions to inspire you to take advantage of the Cloud for your organisation.

Our Top 6 Sessions

We’ve picked 6 sessions from the 100+ or so that our team and customers are interested in, but if you look in the schedule, there are many more to choose from.

1. Accelerate your GDPR compliance with Microsoft 365 - IT Decision Makers

Using Office 365 & Microsoft 365 in General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance.

This session discusses the requirements of the regulation, and how Office 365 products can be combined to demonstrate appropriate levels of compliance for differing business activities.

2. Azure Red Shirt Dev Tour on Thursday 25 January - Developers

A Live Coding Azure Event on Day 2.

Scot Guthrie, Microsoft's Executive Vice President of Cloud and Enterprise, will be coding live on stage and demonstrating how best to use Azure to solve complex development issues. A must for all Developers building systems in the Cloud and looking to learn / share latest dev tips and techniques.

3. Building and deploying secure apps in the enterprise - Developers

Learn how tools make a difference to your coding practices.

Focus is on Angular CLI, Visual Studio Code and Microsoft Azure with demonstration that include

  • Defend users and company from attacks
  • Protecting against common vulnerabilities
  • Code quality apps quickly
  • Continuous delivery pipeline
  • Deploying highly secure apps
  • Implementing Azure in the enterprise

4. Moving to the modern Office: Getting your organization onto Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus - Infrastructure Admins

How to plan and deploy Office 365 ProPlus within an enterprise.

Recommendations at each lifecycle stage from packaging builds to setting up a successful servicing model. Discussion of what’s coming along to help Office deployment and management.

5. Containers: From infrastructure to applications - Developers & Admins

Containers are redefining the way we build and operate reliable systems in the Cloud.

This session covers how Infrastructure as a Service, container orchestration (Kubernetes, DC/OS and Docker Swarm) and Platform as a Service are layered in a principled, decoupled manner in order to provide users at all levels of the stack new capabilities of agility and more reliability.

6. Xamarin: The future of mobile development - Developers

Xamarin enables C# devs to become native iOS, Android, and Windows mobile app dev.

Learn how to use existing .NET and C# skills to create iOS and Android mobile apps in Visual Studio. In addition to allowing you to write your iOS and Android apps in C#, Xamarin lets you reuse existing .NET libraries and share your business logic across iOS, Android, and Windows apps. There are several live coding demonstrations in the session.

Register or give us a call

Register with Microsoft to attend, or give us a call if you have any specific questions or queries about Microsoft Tech Summit or Microsoft Cloud Services, particularly Web & Mobile Development.