Thursday, November 26, 2009

The best hosting offer you've ever seen
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Hostbasket just started, in cooperation with Microsoft, with a unique hosting offer for schools and students. It is by far the best offer I have ever seen.
  • Windows Server 2008 and IIS7
  • ASP.NET & PHP5 support
  • 500 MB storage
  • 20 MB storage on SQL Server 2008
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They also offer a virtual server, more details on their website.

Thursday, November 19, 2009

Presentation about TechEd 2009 at Ghent University
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Yesterday, Jeroen and I did a two-hour presentation about TechEd at Ghent University. The audience was rather small, but they were very interested and asked a lot of good questions. We first did a little intro and then a big Q&A. Everybody got a list of sessions we attended and they where allowed to ask questions about those sessions. This was a risky format, but it worked pretty good.

Click "read more" for the slides of the introduction.

Monday, November 16, 2009

MSP at TechEd Europe 2009
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Disclaimer: this blog post went out of control; it has become a list of events, a brain dump. Stop reading and watch the pictures as soon as you get bored.

Last week, I have attended Microsoft TechEd Europe 2009 in Berlin. I was there together with two other Belgian MSPs, Jeroen and Kurt and with Jan, the Academic Program Manager at Microsoft Belgium. It was yet another awesome experience to be there. We have met a lot of people (other MSPs, other attendees, speakers, sponsors, technology experts, …) and attended a lot of interesting sessions.

The great thing about a conference like TechEd is that you get the invaluable opportunity to meet the people behind the products. Speakers allow you to ask questions, to talk in between sessions and to participate in panel discussions.