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Microsoft Cloud User Group – 13th July 2016

July 13, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm


6pm – Networking

6:30 – Ed Baker (Microsoft) – What is the Microsoft Cloud?

In this introductory session, Ed Baker will outline the background to Microsoft Cloud technologies and what services are available. From Azure to Office 365 and many more, learn how it is built managed and run.

7:00 – Ed Baker (Microsoft) – It’s all about the identity – Azure Active Directory

In this technical session, Ed Baker will present and demonstrate some of the features that make Azure Active Directory the backbone of Microsoft’s identity model. The ability to create a hybrid identity model and to take advantage of all the security Microsoft has to secure your identity and access management.

7:30 – Break/Pizza/Beers

8:00 – Adam Hand (Freedom Communications)– Enterprise Mobility Suite: Protecting your users and data
In this session I am to delve into what the Enterprise Mobility Suite (EMS) of products is and how this can benefit your organisation from Azure AD Premium features to Mobile Device Management, Mobile Application Management and Azure Rights Management.

8:30 – Graham Hosking (Microsoft) – Everything you need to know about PSTN Calling UK
Still using a traditional phone system? Come to this session to understand how Cloud PBX with PSTN calling works in the UK including: calling plans, porting your own numbers, certified devices and service agreements.

9:00 – Finish
Wrap up and head to the pub for more networking.

 This event is sponsored by Nigel Frank International


Venue Information

By Car

There is very limited parking available at Microsoft. Parking at Kingdom street will be provided on a first come first serve basis, bookable through facilities Please contact Nisha Noel v-nnoel@microsoft.com

The closest NCP car park is in London Street which is off Praed Street.

Another NCP car park is located at Colonnades – Porchester Terrace, Bayswater, London, W2 1AA (Phone: 020 7221 8020). Car Parking is also located on Church Street and Bishops Bridge Road (Opening Hours: 08:00 20:00 hrs, Mon – Sat, closed Sun)

By Tube

Paddington is served by the Circle, District, Bakerloo and Hammersmith & City Underground lines.

By Bus

Local bus route numbers 7, 15, 23, 36 and 436 all go to Paddington Station

By Train

Paddington Station is a major international transport hub with Heathrow Airport just 15 minutes away on the Heathrow Express

By Foot

From Paddington Station: Walk along Platform 8 about 100 metres and up the right-hand set of steps. Turn right along the walkway following the PaddingtonCentral signs that leads you alongside a towpath with the canal on you right. Before you reach the footbridge over the towpath, turn left between two large buildings

From Bishop’s Bridge: Sheldon Square can be accessed directly from Bishop’s Bridge.

From Little Venice: Walk towards Paddington Station along the towpath following the Paddington Central signs.

From Harrow Road: Walk across the new pedestrian bridge alongside the Porteus Road subway and the Travis Perkins Yard into the development



July 13, 2016
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Andrew Price