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Microsoft Cloud User Group Manchester – 23rd February 2017

February 23 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

6:00pm – Networking

6:30 – Steven Harwood – Azure ARM’d and Ready

In this session we will cover Azure Resource Manager (ARM) and the new capabilities it brings to managing your resources in Azure. Discover some of the considerations when moving your resources from classic mode (ASM), the tooling options you have to assist with this and some of the pitfalls you may experience if you have an existing legacy in Azure.

7:00 – Alex Eggar – Founder/Cloud Architect @ yoko:10 – Behind the scenes with Sites, Groups and Teams; what you get and when to use them

In this session we’ll provide an in-depth look at “workspace” options available in Office 365. We’ll review the various features and services packaged within each and also the similarities which span all three. We’ll finish by looking at potential use cases, and discussing key considerations when deciding which to deploy.

7:30 – Break/Finger Food

8:00 – Graham Walsh | Director, Solutions Architecture @ Pexip – Video Interoperability with Skype for Business using Pexip Infinity

With more and more organizations enabling desktop video for enabling productivity and a remote work force etc., users need to be able to communicate with exiting video meeting room systems. Pexip Infinity makes this seamless to the end user to just call one another using existing SfB client or by bring VTCs into Skype meetings.

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


February 23
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Martin Boam


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