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Topic # 142689 20-Mar-2014 22:42
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There are a couple of free Microsoft events coming up in both Auckland and Wellington.  A chance to see some of the latest products & technologies in Datacenter & Cloud Computing and/or Business Intelligence, catch a case study, plus a chance to network with your peers.

Cloud OS Summit

Auckland: Viaduct Events Centre, Tuesday April 1st, Register:
Wellington: Rydges, Friday April 4th, Register:


The event is split into morning and afternoon sessions. The morning sessions are relevant for CIO and COO level roles as well as Business Decision Makers, IT Decision Makers, Ops Managers, IT Architects and anyone interested in learning about how cloud technologies can be used to drive efficiency and deliver value back to the organisation.


The afternoon sessions are split into two tracks and are technical in nature. The sessions cater to an IT Pro audience interested in learning about the technical aspects of the technology.


Innovation in the Cloud - Insights & Trends
Accelerating Microsoft Cloud OS with Flexpod
Cloud OS - It's a new day in 'IT' powered by the Cloud

Introduction to Windows Azure; What’s possible in the cloud
Unlocking the Power of Windows Azure; Demos of solutions to get you started

How to rapidly shift your virtualised workloads to the Cloud OS
Enabling the Private Cloud – Building a private cloud with Hyper-V and System Center



Microsoft Business Insights Summit 2014

Auckland:  Viaduct Events Centre, Monday March 31st, Register:
Wellington: Rydges, Thursday April 3rd, Register:


The sessions at this event will split into two tracks covering both Enterprise customers as well as Small and Medium Business customers looking to leverage business intelligence solutions.





  1. Unleash actionable insights from structured and unstructured data
  2. Solving complex problems and predicting future outcomes
  3. Opening up new opportunities with Self-service BI
  4. Department of Statistics – Using public data sources to get data insight
  5. Where data meets the cloud – Highly scalable BI Solutions that empower and improve real-time decision making





  1. Insights for everyone, from any data, any size, anywhere
  2. Go from idea to insights quickly. Leveraging powerful familiar tools to get a competitive advantage.
  3. Self –Service BI – better informed people make better decisions
  4. Customer Case Study
  5. How to gain the most benefit from a business intelligence investment


WRAP UP: Microsoft Business Intelligence Roadmap, Q&A



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  Reply # 1010288 20-Mar-2014 22:57
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On that note...

I am maintaining a list of Microsoft Community and Industry Sponsored events on Intergen's website.

If anyone is involved with Microsoft User Groups and want to have events listed there, send me a PM or email.

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